The Artist Answers: 12 Questions for Edward Granger Get to know our artists better through a few choice questions.

Brooklyn-based Edward Granger is one of Twyla’s newest artists and a man of many talents. First and foremost, he is the creator of incredibly eye-catching and intricate geometric works that reference nature, the digital world and the cosmos. (If you want to learn more about his art and process, check out his profile). An architect by training and former model, Edward's distinct style crosses artistic genres and has won the admiration of revered fashion brands like Hermès and Ralph Lauren (who've both commissioned him for projects), not to mention his nearly 65,000 Instagram followers. We wanted to get to know a little bit more about this young and rising artist and asked him to answer a few questions about his daily life and favorite things.


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1 // My secret to finding inspiration is...

Observing people in social settings and absorbing ideas from personal conversations with people.


Twyla artists mingling in Miami with the Twyla team.
Twyla artists mingling in Miami with the Twyla team.

2 // What are your favorite works of art?

Site of Reversible Destiny in Japan and Mirror House by Ekkehard Altenburger.


Site of Reversible Destiny in Japan.
Site of Reversible Destiny in Japan.
Mirror House by Ekkehard Altenburger.
Mirror House by Ekkehard Altenburger.

3 // Describe your perfect day.

Sitting under the sun soaking up as much vitamin D as I can get. Living in New York, my time in the sunlight has become scarce.

4 // I always have [fill in the blank] in my studio.

Sage.


We wish we were here, too...
We wish we were here, too...

5 // What book would you take to a desert island?

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.


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6 // What website are you addicted to?

wallpaper*


7 // Who should we be following on instagram?

@vice
@consortdesign
@a_d_o_nyc
@fomofeed

8 // What are you binge watching?

The Young Pope and VEEP.


9 // Favorite thing to do when you're not making art?

TRAVEL! Anywhere physically and or mentally outside of my comfort zone.



10 // What is something people would be surprised to know about you?

I am obsessed with ferns. I have three fern plants that I am growing in my room.

 

Ferntastic!
Ferntastic!

11 // Favorite quote or words you live by?

"Something unknown is doing we don't know what."

-Sir Arthur Eddington


YUM.
YUM.

12 // What would your final meal be?

A pound of mochi balls.