Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc is frequently on the move. “I love to walk around the suburbs, the woods, the coast, as well as different cities,” she quips. “I’m just looking around and letting myself find beauty everywhere.”
This applies to her creative state as well; the product and interior designer’s mind is always in motion and filled with ideas for her next project. “My mind works 24/7 like a library, consciously and unconsciously observing and storing images of all sorts with a curiosity akin to a little kid,” she explains. “I find inspiration from everyday life and ordinary things.”
Zupanc is particularly drawn to “things that are forgotten or seemingly uninteresting”. Her keen sense of curiosity drives her foresight in producing distinctive pieces that are quirky and eclectic. Design, to Zupanc, is all about surprises.
“I believe in a method of thinking, creating, and putting very different things in an unexpected order,” says the design powerhouse. “I tend to design timeless, elegant and iconic objects that carry an unexpected twist, a surprising detail, or a different order of understanding.”
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