RYM BEYDOUN is wearing the Romy no.007. She is a designer spending her time between Paris and Abidjan.

What is your favorite slogan?
There are 3 things you need in life… Guts, guts, and guts.

What do you collect?
Letters, tickets and stickers.

What is most difficult to find in contemporary culture?
Craftsmanship, hand work, time.

What do you find most exciting in contemporary culture?
The internet.

What should we be reading?
The Prophet by Khalil Gibran.

What should we listen to?
Rio de Mansanares - Gene Lawrence.

What is good design?
Something you had never thought of and you don’t think you’ve seen before.

What thoughts currently occupy you?
Where should I live and what shall I do.

What is your favorite animal?

Where do you want to go?
Lately Italy, Japan, Brazil.

What is a rule that should never be broken?
Don’t lie.

What is a rule that should always be broken?
Do what you're asked to do.

What do you still wish to learn?
Anthropology, languages, fine arts, weaving, cooking.

Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Bag Lady by Erika Badu.

What is still a mystery?

What is your favourite representation of simplicity?
A house with the minimum in it, everything DIY and making the most with the least.

Where is happiness found?
In gratitude and alignment.

Can you recall a dream?
Yes, especially since last year.

Can objects make us happy?
Yes when you're emotionally connected to them.

What is the first thing you do in the morning?
Write my dream.

What is the last thing you do at night?
Play chess.