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An Interview with Designer Terrance Wiley

By Taroue Brooks

What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?

Ever since I was a kid I wanted to work for myself none of the jobs I heard about growing up just wasn’t interesting to me  I wanted freedom from being on someone else’s clock to creating my own schedule and enjoying what I do and life at the same time.
 
Tell us about your clothing line.

MAXXXD which is short for MAXXXD OUT is a brand without limits. From custom pieces to really cool art inspired clothing with a edge to it. Very high quality materials are used to make the products which is something we pride ourself in.


 
Where can people purchase your merchandise?

The website is www.maxxxd.com you can purchase year around merchandise on there and also exclusive drops. For custom pieces you can simply follow us on Instagram @_terrancejames or _mxdout shoot us a dm and we can make it happen from there.
 


What is your process in creating the designs?

I meditate a lot also I do a lot of traveling those two combined is my way to think and come up with the ideas. Sometimes they randomly pop up in my head and I tweak it how I want it and there it is.


Tell us about your skills as a painter/artist.

I’ve been a artist my entire life and it came natural nobody taught me anything. I’m a mix of a lot of things I love pop art I also love doing abstract art as well. Majority of my painting have bright colors I like to make the canvas really stand out.
 


How challenging has the path of entrepreneurship thus far?

It can get a little bit foggy especially when you have really gone through a lot. But as they say trust the process, I’ve enjoyed the good and the bad that’s how I’ve learned and become who I am.
 


What advice would you give someone who seek to become an entrepreneur?

Go for it !!! Don’t think twice about it. Plan it out the best way possible and just do it. Stay positive and let nothing get in your way. If you can see it you can achieve it just have faith and be positive.
 


Where would you like to see your business in the next five years?

   I see it being number one as far as art and fashion goes. Multiple locations I can see it not only nationally but internationally renown as well. It will be the biggest high end street art brand on the market for years and years to come.

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