About

Eurydyka KataName: Eurydyka

Birthday: September 2nd

Occupation: Graphic designer.
But I also seem to have acquired all sorts of teaching qualifications

Contact: mail | design blog | professional website

Favorite books: So many. Including East of Eden by John Steinbeck | Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy | Alices by Lewis Carroll Memoirs of the Geisha by Arthur Golden | The Handmaid’s Tale and The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood | short stories by Marek Hłasko | Wesele by Wyspiański | and also Harry Potter series

Favorite musicians: Bob Dylan | Patti Smith | early Rolling Stones | Laura Marling | Mumford and Sons (and many such) | the White Stripes | the Kills | the Pixies | Johnny Cash | Lou Reed | basically anything with a rhythm and preferably low-fi, maybe even abrasive and not necessarily well-sung

Favorite shows: Many and changing, like The Good Wife | Veronica Mars | Daria | Firefly | Sex, Chips & Rock’n’Roll (I bet you don’t know it but trust me, you should) | Nashville | Parks and Recreation | Awkward. | Cow and Chicken | the first season of True Blood (everything beyond the second is abominable) | Sex and the City | United States of Tara | and so on

Favorite movies: I like TV shows more than movies but Fight Club | Interview with a Vampire | Tangled | Dangerous Liaisons | Thelma and Louise | Spirited Away | Juno | X2 and X-men First Class (I love X-men) | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind | Penelope | Wajda’s Wesele

Favorite typefaces: Futura | Gotham | Didot | DIN | Scala Sans | Archer | …I’m not a great party success

Favorite designers: definitely Herb Lubalin | Always with Honor | Adrian Frutiger | and anybody with skill, logic and clarity

Favorite characters: Sherlock Holmes | Wolverine, Gambit, Mystique (I really love X-men) | Cal Trask (East of Eden) | Jane (Daria) | Cheshire Cat | Sirius Black and Severus Snape, well (Harry Potter) | Alex Thomas (The Blind Assasin) | Offred (The Handmaid’s Tale) | Dunbar (Catch-22) | Snufkin (the Moomin series) | Alec (GoldenEye, just for his looks) | Morpheus (Sandman)

Favorite random things: cooperative board games | heavy rain | reading aloud | singing along to “Walking in Memphis” | or “Romeo and Juliet” | raspberries | summer saving time | huskies | coconut ice-cream | my Kindle | forest walks | badminton | minimalistic illustrations of cows | or dogs | tulips