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!
Meet the designer of our Summer’19 Collection, the talented Hungarian textile designer Viola Balázs, who is telling us a little about herself, her projects and how the OP/420 pattern was born. YKRA: Hi Viola! It’s nice to have you back at our studio! Tell us a bit about yourself and your works! VIOLA: Hi! I’m Balázs Viola, I’m a pattern designer, and I’m so happy to be able to do what I love! Designing patterns means setting up frameworks, making continuous patterns, and what I especially love about it, is to have the freedom of not following anatomy and creating unusual space combinations. I usually work with Hungarian fashion designers, and I founded a silk scarf brand called VYF with...
“Plants are our friends, they give us life, oxygen, fruits and vegetables, and medicine, so I think it’s super important that children have the opportunity to care for plants” – Our new friends, BOBO CHOSES interviewed Balázs Lakatos, the founder of YKRA about backpacks and plants. Read the interview HERE and check out the TEN YEARS YOUNG collab backpack, which is available exclusively at BOBOCHOSES.COM!
Do you like to travel, leave the beaten path and explore hidden gems? We do, too! That’s why we made a collab collection with the amazing BEYOND THE STANDARDteam, the independent travel designer firm, who create perfect surfing, winter sports, motorcycle journeys to different parts of the world! Check out the BTS x YKRA pouches in Morocco’s surfing mecca, Taghazout!