The Pixel Questionnaire: Diona Kurien


Category: Development


Our Chief Panda Officer, always near the genesis of an inspired idea (or cocktail), often recalls Marcel Proust’s wit for answering Victorian parlor game questions. Pixel has traveled far from the salons of Paris, but her interest remains piqued in which questions truly reflect a person’s character. Packing just the right amount of punch, NJI created The Pixel Questionnaire to give a glimpse into the inner workings of some of our most intriguing minds.

Developer Diona Kurien shared a cappuccino with Pixel to chat about the latest equine design trends and give a window into her world.

If you had a superpower?

Mind Reading.

What is your spirit animal?


If not yourself, who would you be?

Interior Designer.

What would you do if you got stuck in an elevator?

Pretend to be calm.

What is your favorite drink?


You’ve been given an elephant. What do you do?

Take a ride.

If you could breed two animals together, what would they be?

Lion and zebra.

If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?


On what occasions do you lie?

Whenever I get the chance.

If you could jump into a pool of something, what would it be?


Your most treasured possession?

I don’t have one.

Do you have any superstitions?

I have many.

Garden gnomes — what do you think?

They should be kept in your garden.

If you joined the circus, what would your circus act be?


What one object do you take with you on a desert island (you have water and food already)?

A hammock.

Who inspires you?

Michelle Obama

What is something you hate but wish you loved?


What is something you get wrong every time you try?

Push and pull doors.

Who would you like to sit next to on a 10 hour flight?

With one of my friends.

What was the last gift you got someone?

Scrabble board game.

If you could talk to one species of animals, which one would it be?


If NJI were a television show or movie, what would it be?

Panda Series.

Who will Pixel interview next? The subject is yet to be revealed, but your patience will be rewarded. She always has the most unexpected ideas.

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