Kula Q+A with Marianne Viktor, designer based in Copenhagen
Kula Q + A
our monthly kula contributor Marianne Viktor is a Copenhagen based designer. versatile in every aspect, her work ranges from a chair to smaller tactile home objects and a focused range of graphic design tasks. in collaboration with keskula digital she has worked on the graphic identity of 'Mylky Moon Lab' & 'the BeWoW Collective'. she highly appreciates the social character of each project, making the graphic solutions more playful and inviting.
Tool for self-expression
The perfect playlist ... when you find just the tune that express your state of mind, it can be oh so exhilarating !
Recently inspired by
The sculptural Bauhaus letters, recently revived by typographer Erik Spiekermann and a group of students. The signature of the letters are bold, geometrical and has an almost physical sense even when presented in a digital format. They exemplify how much character can be within a simple shape.
I think it is important to be aware of what details stands out from your everyday life whether in a supermarket or standing at a red light. Social media can be a trap, when algorithms makes you short sighted.
Best source of inspiration
My surroundings, I look for inspiration where it is unexpected. Surfaces and colours get me every time ! I think it is important to be aware of what details stands out from your everyday life whether in a supermarket or standing at a red light. Social media can be a trap, when algorithms makes you short sighted.
Tips for work-life balance
Do almost anything and appreciate it.
Must see travel destination
I have been, but I shall go again : Isle of Skye was such a beautiful autumn treat, with the most unexpected colour settings and natures thrill and drama around every corner. Japan is a destination I am saving up for and looking forward to. Meanwhile I might go to Isle of Skye again to try out the character of another season there.