Klara Foldys

Klara Foldys

Graphic and Editorial Designer79219 Staufen, Germany
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Klara Foldys

Klara Foldys

Graphic and Editorial Designer79219 Staufen, Germany
About me
Inspired by Scandinavian design, I offer professional graphic design services providing beautiful, minimalist and highly communicative design solutions, with a focus on editorial design and design for print. Dagklar is all about minimalist designs that are highly functional, yet don't lack warmth and character. It is about the acknowledgement that besides functionality it is also the beauty and the aesthetic enjoyment that comes with a design that can change our lives and the world we live in for the better.
  • Magazine: Smultron – On Scandinavian Paths
    Magazine: Smultron – On Scandinavian PathsSmultron is a publication that presents Scandinavia and its culture, lifestyle and nature from one specific viewpoint per issue. With a carefully curated collection of artefacts from arts, literature, music as well as everyday life, Smultron wants to capture the essence of the Nordic feel with regard to the selected aspect. The prototype focuses on the feeling of melancholy, which, being a stereotype of Scandinavian literature and film, forms an important and meaningful characteristic of the Nor
  • Exhibition Graphics: Liquid Land
    Exhibition Graphics: Liquid LandDesigning the graphic identity of the exhibition "Liquid Land", shown at the Ruskin Gallery at Cambridge School of Art in Cambridge, UK, from 5-21 April 2018.
  • Book: Between the Birch Trees
    Book: Between the Birch TreesMy fascination for Scandinavia and Sweden in particular has been a constant in my life since early childhood. I learned to love the magic of light and nature during the many summers that I spent in the North as a child. I learned to appreciate the beauty of the Scandinavian languages and the power of the stories and legends they tell when I studied Scandinavian studies at university. I learned to admire the humble perfection of Scandinavian design throughout my years as a graphic design student.
  • Illustration: Under the Midnight Sun
    Illustration: Under the Midnight SunWhat is Scandinavian style? Can it be designed and if so, how? This catalogue accompanies the project UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN, which discusses these questions in visual experiments. Five different approaches are used to illustrate eight poems by the Swedish poet Karin Boye. The poems reflect central values and characteristics of Scandinavian style and feel. The typeface Sweden Sans, which is used by the Swedish government and state for official and promotional material, has been used throughout
  • Essay: Across the Baltic Sea
    Essay: Across the Baltic SeaScandinavian style has conquered the world in many ways. Be it Nordic lifestyle with the Danish “hygge” or the Swedish “lagom”. A continuously growing interest for Scandinavian food. Or the design style of the North, with its clean and minimalist features that are widely admired and loved. But is there more to the style than just a current lifestyle trend? Could Nordic design be the shining example of a visual discipline that society in the world of today really needs and asks for? This essay a
  • Exhibition Catalogue: Fine Art Degree Show
    Exhibition Catalogue: Fine Art Degree ShowDegree show catalogue for the 2017 BA Fine Art graduates at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University.
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Work history
    Graphic DesignerHep & Ko
     - Berlin, GermanyFreelance
    Graphic Design InternOnespacemedia Ltd
     - Cambridge, United KingdomInternship
    Intership in digital design, web design and social media marketing at OneSpaceMedia in Cambridge.
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  • Creative Direction
  • Editorial Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Book Design
  • Book Covers
  • Print Design
  • Layout Design
  • Typography
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
    BA (Hons) Graphic DesignCambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom