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YKRA FACES: VIKI HITKA

In our newest series, YKRA Faces, we introduce some Budapest-based creatives, who tell us stories about their daily routines, working methods and also give us a glimpse of what they keep in their YKRA backpacks. Our second guest is Viktória Hitka, graphic designer. Could you tell us a bit about you and your work?Well, of course, I paint plates – this is not what I do in the major part of my time, but this is what most people are familiar with because it’s the most visible. I also work on donation campaign strategies of NGOs, nowadays I mostly design for TASZ (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union), InDaHouse and Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation. I also design book covers for children’s books...

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YKRA FACES: GÁBOR SOMOSKŐI

In our newest series, YKRA Faces, we introduce some Budapest-based creatives, who tell us stories about their daily routines, working methods and also give us a glimpse of what they keep in their YKRA backpacks. Our first guest is Gábor Somoskői from Kezemura. Please tell us a bit about your work!I am a ceramist and founder of the ceramic brand, Kezemura. Nowadays I create tableware pieces and tea sets, mostly for restaurants and tea shops, but I also upload my works to my own webshop.What does a weekday for you look like?I bring my son, Marcell to the nursery by 8:30 in the morning, so I come to my workshop after that, usually around 9. Then I either continue what I...

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Interview with the designers of the HIKERS TALE pattern, PIROS Animation

Meet the team behind PIROS Animation, the designers of our HIKERS TALE Collection. The members of the Hungarian animation studio, Bálint, Bence, Domonkos and Vivi tell us about themselves, their way of working and how the HIKERS TALE pattern and animation video were born. YKRA: Tell us a bit about yourself, about PIROS Animation studio and the whole team! Bence: We founded PIROS with Domonkos Erhardt in 2018 while both of us were studying at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (MOME). We believed that we would have better chances to start our professional journey together than on our own. For the very same reason, it was Vivien Hárshegyi who first joined us, and Bálint Halasi was the latest...

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HIKERS TALE ANIMATION

    YKRA is about outdoor adventures for everyone! For our HIKERS TALE COLLECTION we teamed up with the PIROS ANIMATION STUDIO and KALÁKA to inspire you to embark on your own adventures!   Check out our HIKERS TALE collection here.  Listen to the original KALÁKA song here. Check out other works by PIROS here.

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HIKERS TALE

Our fall 2019 pattern was designed by PIROS, a young and talented animation studio from Budapest. They were inspired by memories of hiking in Hungary in our childhoods in the early 80’s. It’s the first collection by YKRA using black leather, and also our first all black and white print. We drop the new products weekly, so stay tuned! 

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