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Annamaria Mikulik Designs

Annamaria Mikulik Designs

Today's featured designer is Annamaria Mikulik. Annamaria Mikulik is the creator of iconic designs such as Fake Illusions.

We had the rare opportunity to interview the exalted designer Annamaria Mikulik who was recently announced as the Designer of the Day by the A' Design Award and Competition. Annamaria Mikulik is the creator of iconic designs such as Fake Illusions. We got exclusive answers to our questions about Annamaria Mikulik designs and design philosophy.
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Annamaria Mikulik, how did you become a designer?
Annamaria Mikulik : I come from an artistic family. I was lucky that my parents supported my talent and helped me develop it. During my studies at an art school, I started to profile as a designer. My technical skills helped me to apply principles to objects of everyday use. Since my childhood I wanted to be a jeweler like my mom. These diverse studies have enriched my abilities, and yet my desire eventually brought me back to designing jewelry....
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Annamaria Mikulik, what are your priorities, technique and style when designing?
Annamaria Mikulik : My favorite technical tool is my imagination. Knowing the objects to imagine in my mind can save me a lot of time. The longest is the technical phase of the project, when the production options and technical parameters need to be adapted to the object that is designed by me. The cherry on the cake is then photography, writing the concept and presenting the work with the feeling of fulfillment....
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Annamaria Mikulik, which emotions do you feel when designing?
Annamaria Mikulik : Sometimes the beginning is very painful. I try to let the thoughts run during normal day activities. Sometimes it may look like I'm not working, but on the contrary. I'm recording my thoughts and suddenly it clicks. And I know it's it. With the eyes closed and the imagination, I design the details and recording technical parameters is a breeze. The feeling of satisfaction when I hold the product in my hands is priceless....
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Annamaria Mikulik, what particular aspects of your background shaped you as a designer?
Annamaria Mikulik : I've always liked to be different. Most people try to fit into the crowd. Being the designer, it's the other way around. Being different and not being afraid to stand out is our profession....
Annamaria Mikulik, what is your growth path? what are your future plans? what is your dream design project?
Annamaria Mikulik : I want to continue doing jewelry. Create specific designs and the beauty that shines customers' eyes....

Annamaria Mikulik, what are your advices to designers who are at the beginning of their career?
Annamaria Mikulik : The easiest way is to create your own designs. Not burdened by client requests. But many times it is not possible. The hardest work of a designer is to adapt to clients who have specific requirements. Don't be distracted from the path of good design. Look for common solutions, but always so that you are not ashamed to sign your project....
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Annamaria Mikulik, you are truly successful as a designer, what do you suggest to fellow designers, artists and architects?
Annamaria Mikulik : Believe in your abilities. There is a very true saying. "Fake it until you make it." Until you believe yourself, others can't believe you....
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Annamaria Mikulik, what is your day to day look like?
Annamaria Mikulik : I get up early in the morning. I enjoy the silence and plan daily activities. I exercise, drink coffee and eat a small breakfast. I learn a foreign language at least for ten minutes. During the day I try to keep my goals and dreams in mind and to work purposefully and effectively. Everything starts with a dream. I work many times in the evenings when the silence comes back and I can concentrate fully again....
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Annamaria Mikulik, how do you keep up with latest design trends? to what extent do design trends matter?
Annamaria Mikulik : I stick with my own personal design style. I like to create timeless pieces that does not subject to trends. I get my inspiration form history. Principles that are time-tested....
Annamaria Mikulik, how do you know if a product or project is well designed? how do you define good design?
Annamaria Mikulik : A good design is a shape or principle stylized to the max....

Annamaria Mikulik, how do you decide if your design is ready?
Annamaria Mikulik : When I'm satisfied with the design. When I finish it into details and further improvements would no longer benefit it....
Annamaria Mikulik, what is your biggest design work?
Annamaria Mikulik : The design I am most proud of is my winning project Nature - Fake Illusions. It helped me get technical, presentation, professional experiences and A design awards. I am pleased to be able to reproduce this environmental concept to the wider public....
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Annamaria Mikulik, who is your favorite designer?
Annamaria Mikulik : The best designers are our ancestors, whose technical inventions have affected our lives. I admire humanity's ability to come up with new, innovative ideas....

Annamaria Mikulik, would you tell us a bit about your lifestyle and culture?
Annamaria Mikulik : It is our designers' duty to embellish and improve the lives of others. We all belong to a community where everyone has a role. We create a unique mechanism, and we are able to influence social phenomena in good. Therefore, we must not forget the responsible role of our work....
Annamaria Mikulik, would you tell us more about your work culture and business philosophy?
Annamaria Mikulik : I design myself and work with colleagues from other specific design industries. I prefer to work alone. So I can work undisturbed on creative projects and not be influenced by the aesthetics and opinions of someone else. My philosophy is to create products that bring beauty and aesthetics to peoples lives. Of course, it is important to respect ethical and environmental principles....
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Annamaria Mikulik, what are your philanthropic contributions to society as a designer, artist and architect?
Annamaria Mikulik : It is always a very good idea to help each other. Many knowledgeable designers can effectively help the younger ones. Sometimes I engage myself in projects to help people and try to make my design beneficial to those who would not normally be able to afford it....
Annamaria Mikulik, what positive experiences you had when you attend the a’ design award?
Annamaria Mikulik : Its a feeling of fulfillment and appreciation, joy. Getting a lot of valuable experience, presenting work to the wider public. Gaining such awards is a hallmark of quality for every designer, and I think customers see it as positive and appreciate it. It is the foundation on which to build. Design competitions can inspire, move and show new horizons. Being a designer of the day is a very gratifying feeling....
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Annamaria Mikulik, can you tell us more about your company / design studio?
Annamaria Mikulik : the design studio is divided into 2 separate departments. The first one is focusing on commercial jewelry lines and the other one stands for creating contemporary jewellery. In my design work, I use precious techniques – enameling / use of everlasting material, which in medieval times were used to create the most valuable jewels....
Annamaria Mikulik, what is "design" for you?
Annamaria Mikulik : I always loved miniatures and as a product designer, consider creating jewellery for product miniatures....

Annamaria Mikulik, what kinds of works do you like designing most?
Annamaria Mikulik : The ones which make the eyes of customers „bling“. ...
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Annamaria Mikulik, what was the first thing you designed for a company?
Annamaria Mikulik : The first four collections of NATIF brand. It was very hard and the production and finishing technical details took a lot of time and patience. ...

Annamaria Mikulik, what is your favorite material / platform / technology?
Annamaria Mikulik : Enamel. The material which she embedded in her work, something she took from mother and grandfather. The eternal and, by its quality everlasting material which is used from medieval times as a very precious jewellery making technique....
Annamaria Mikulik, when do you feel the most creative?
Annamaria Mikulik : Surrounded by beauty of any type. Perceiving and admiring what the world offers. ...

Annamaria Mikulik, what kind of emotions do you feel when your designs are realized?
Annamaria Mikulik : Sweet taste of success and satisfaction....

Annamaria Mikulik, thank you for giving us the opportunity to interview you... To learn more about Annamaria Mikulik and check more designs by Annamaria Mikulik as well as to see more Annamaria Mikulik designs such as Fake Illusions visit
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We hope you enjoyed our interview of Annamaria Mikulik. This interview was made possible by the contributions of A' Design Award and Competition - The World's largest and most influential design accolade. A' Design Award is an annual, international design award open to both concept stage and realized works by designers, artists, architects and brands worldwide. A' Design Award and Competition aims to create a public awareness and understanding of good design by promoting the best designers such as Annamaria Mikulik and their design works worldwide. Visit to learn more.

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