LIGHTS OF TALENT ANA KRAŠ

New York-based Serbian designer Ana Kraš is a rising design star headed towards what we hope will be a world success. She is best known for charming Bonbon Lamp series,made by hand-wrapping delicate lengths of chromatic thread around geometric-shaped wire frames. It has now become a small army of one-of-a-kind lamps, each in different color composition and in various sizes.

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Ana was recently interviewed for a design portal L’ArcoBaleno. She spoke with Anna Carnick about inspiration, method, future plans, a great advice she got from Konstantin Grčić, and a healing effect of spontaneous and patient handwork…
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I stopped working for others because then I have the responsibility and I feel like an advertising agency. When I work for Yello, I can make a fool out of myself. Whatever I do I go through the process of becoming a child, an idiot, totally unimportant. When I have the responsibility to start with it is disturbing." "I think every human is a God. All our life is about becoming like a child, trying to find out who is really hidden inside yourself, who you really are, who is the divine being inside. Great alpinist climb mountains not to become world famous, but to learn something about themselves, to come closer to that inner-child. If you are exposing yourself to the process of climbing the mountain, it is very important you are prepared to make a fool of yourself, to let yourself fall into the emptiness of vague idea, and to have the courage to be a total idiot. Only then you have a chance to die with the smile on your face.

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