Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Quentin Petrykowski

What’s your role at Absolute?
Interior Designer

When did you join Absolute?

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
I got a great vibe from the team and I was looking for somewhere I could progress my career as a designer

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
The satisfaction to see a project going from your drawing to reality

What’s been your favourite project at Absolute so far?
Brook Dobson in Harrogate - it was my first full project!

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
Mabgate Mills, Leeds - for the amazing industrial past of the building that can be both challenging and exciting

Where are you from originally?
Arcachon, France

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
Graphic illustrations, Baking, Exploring cities, Sleeping

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
Arzon, France - where I used to spend my childhood holidays

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
My breath, duh.

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
The whole biscuit box

What’s your favourite movie?
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson

What’s your favourite TV show?
Breaking Bad

Who’s your favourite band?
The rubber band you throw at your colleagues

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
A road trip to explore Japan

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
Buy a helicopter - much easier to commute in Harrogate!

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Jon Snow - for the great hair and the badass coat

If you could learn to do anything, what would you do?
Understand the Yorkshire accent

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
Avoid the hangover after bottomless brunches

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Lively - Jolly - Delightful