LaunchPad - June 2012 - (Page 72)

20 QUESTIONS Hey Mr. DJ TIGI Catwalk global creative director Nick Irwin turns up the charm and the music. Most embarrassing song on your iPod? “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” by Rod Stewart—but only because it’s got a good disco bass-line that I use for sampling! If you hear __ on the radio one more time, you’ll explode. I really can’t stand James Blunt. Which celeb would you most like to make over? David Bowie. Major style difference between the US and England? The UK definitely used to be much edgier than the US, but I think they’re pretty much on par now. Most annoying part about travel? Airport security. Hidden talent? I’m a good cook. Top three things on your bucket list? Jump out of a plane; visit Tibet; watch my children grow up to be healthy and successful. Friends would describe you as __? “Slightly mad.” What made you become a stylist? My dad, because I was getting into too much trouble at school. First thing you do when you wake up? Biggest difference between the beauty business today compared to when you began? Open my eyes. Last thing you do before you go to bed? Product technology. Greatest piece of advice? Kiss my daughter goodnight. Favorite movie? Never stop learning. If you weren’t a hairdresser, what would you be? “Withnail & I.” Guiltiest pleasure? Professional DJ. Where do you find inspiration? Wine! Most beloved possession? From my team. Best part about being in the beauty industry? My rare left-handed Panerai watch. You moonlight as a DJ—what songs do you play to get the crowd going? Traveling the world and working with beautiful people. as told to Alyson Osterman-Kerr Illustration: Jaison Wilson Anything by Prince. 72 6.12

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - June 2012

LaunchPad - June 2012
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
First Look
Inside Story
Brand New
Color Lab
Male Order
Tool Talk
My Way
20 Questions
Salon of the Month
Head of the Class
Free Launch
First Person
Beauty 911
Only Hue
British Invasion!
Full Circle
That Summer Feeling
Hot Child in the City
Quick Tips
Look of the Month
Advertiser Index

LaunchPad - June 2012