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YKRA FACES: ESZTER LAKI

In our series, YKRA Faces, we introduce some Budapest-based creatives, who tell us stories about their daily routines and working methods and also give us a glimpse of what they keep in their YKRA backpacks. Our sixth guest is Eszter Laki, graphic designer. Could you please introduce yourself? My name is Eszter Laki, I’m a graphic designer and the founder of Studio NUR. My primary field of design is branding, book design and package design, I work with clients both in Hungary and abroad. I’m also a co-founder of Dobrumba restaurant. What are you working on these days? There are some bigger projects, one of them is actually finishing these days: a new hotel in Tirol is opening soon after...

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YKRA FACES: TIMI HADNAGY

In our 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 fifth guest is Timi Hadnagy, interior designer. Please tell us a little bit about your background! I’ve been working as an interior designer for 9 years: in the beginning, I worked at cafés, but 2 years ago we could move to our own office. The team currently consists of 2 architects, 2 interior designers, 1 intern and we also work with a freelance visual designer. I am very glad that I can work with creatives who are very significant members of the design scene. I...

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YKRA FACES: ROZINA WOSSALA

In our series, YKRA Faces, we introduce some Budapest-based creatives, who tell us stories about their daily routines and working methods and also give us a glimpse of what they keep in their YKRA backpacks. Our fourth guest is Rozina Wossala, gastronaut. Please introduce yourself and your professional background for us! I like defining myself as a gastronaut as I am interested in all aspects of gastronomy. My interest originates in my childhood. My mother raised me alone but she really gave me everything I needed. Except that she wasn’t a very experienced cook, so to speak. One day, when I was about 10-12 years old, I decided to prepare a dish: I ended up making grill chicken soaked in...

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Shop responsibly! - a message from YKRA's founder

  We believe strongly in protecting our environment, and using our business to do good. This is why we are against Black Friday, and irresponsible overconsumption. Buying things just because they are cheap is crazy, and is leading to over production, and the unnecessary destruction of our environment in the name of short term profit. Every day we hear the news about animals going extinct, forest burning uncontrollably, polluted rivers and smog filled cities. Yet we act as we had nothing to do with these issues. This week, the EU parliament has declared a Climate Emergency. While we are happy that world leaders are finally accepting the facts, action can only come from the bottom up. As long as most...

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YKRA MAGIC BEESWAX

Application Applying our Magic Beeswax couldn’t be easier. Simply follow these steps to give your favourite pack not only a protective barrier against moisture and rain, but also increase its durability and toughness against bushes, thorns, and even against campfire embers.   Ensure your pack is clean and dry to begin with. This will allow for better coverage and penetration. Rub the wax bar over your material, making sure to concentrate particularly in areas where there are seams or stitching, as these will be the areas of your bag most likely to allow rain in. This process is much easier if the wax bar has been slightly heated or warmed, making it softer and easier to spread.  Once the entire...

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