SPOTLIGHT / Netania Hanlon – Proust Questionnaire

Netania has been with TDCA for a while now, so it’s time you all got to know her a little better. This month she answered some questions to give you an insight into what she’s all about… Mainly cake, giraffes, and glitter

Netania Hanlon Interior Designer Brisbane

What is your idea of perfect happiness? To live with no regrets and to be content with my life at whatever stage of life I am in.

What is your greatest fear? To die without experiencing the world… And I might have an irrational fear against spiders.

Which living person do you most admire? My mother

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? Procrastination

What is the trait you most deplore in others? Lack of common sense

What is your greatest extravagance? My dog. Someone warned me that dogs are like children……. And I have come to realise that that might be true.

What is your favorite journey? Exploring Europe with my partner was pretty amazing. I am also loving my journey as a designer and I am excited to see how far it goes.

What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Beauty, as it isn’t always seen.

On what occasion do you lie? I lie to myself… When I eat cake, or anything that’s deep fried.

What do you dislike most about your appearance? My ridiculously flat face, from the side, looks like I ran into a brick wall.

Which living person do you most despise? Donald Trump…

Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “You know what s*%t’s me…?”

What is your greatest regret? Not taking more chances and growing up too fast.

What or who is the greatest love of your life? Food

When and where were you happiest? Too many to choose from… Maybe, when I was having a good old fashioned snow ball fight in the Swiss Alps.

Which talent would you most like to have? Ability to sketch and draw

What is your current state of mind? Relaxed

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I would be 3 inches taller.

If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be? To live closer to Brisbane.

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Getting through my Interior Design degree WILL be my greatest achievement when that happens next year.

If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be? A giraffe- I’ve been short all my life, its time to be tall!

What is your most treasured possession? I prefer to live by memories, not by things.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? To be consumed by work, and have no time for love.

Where would you like to live? Anywhere with a view.

What is your favorite occupation? A designer, of course.

What is your most marked characteristic? My laugh

What is the quality you most like in a man? When they appreciate their mothers

What is the quality you most like in a woman? Confidence.

What do you most value in your friends? We are all super different and unique.

Who are your favorite writers? My guilty pleasure is Harry Potter!

What is it that you most dislike? People who assume.

How would you like to die? I don’t particularly have a preference. As long as I don’t suffer.

What is your motto? Just throw glitter in the air like you just don’t care.