Using floral and poetic details, Katharina Konte from Munich designs unique illustrations where animal and natural elements reign supreme. She creates a special atmosphere with her wall art, window art and sketches. Get ready for some cute cats, funny bavarians and beautiful monuments, please meet Katharina Konte!
What is your name?
Katharina Konte Illustration.
What is the name you always wanted to have?
Contessa Katharina Miezimiau.
Where are you based?
What we should know about your art?
There is nothing to know, just look and let it act.
What do you defend?
If we’d come over for dinner, what would you cook?
One of my favorite dishes of all time: Knödel! (Dumplings).
You would have to try my Kaspreesknödel, which is an Austrian speciality.
How many hours of sleep do you need?
Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains! I wish for 8 hours of sleep but the reality looks different…
Who or what inspires you?
My inspiration for my work is mainly my life in Munich, my 6 year old son Oscar and my husband Ben. Together we are creative in every single way. I love patterns and all kind of designs, also I love to travel and I get inspired by other cities, the architecture and different styles of art in every country.
Which super powers do you have?
I can ride my bike super fast!
What would you like to be better at?
To have the guts to say „No“ more often if necessary.
What was the last thing you ate?
What is beauty for you?
Nature! The beauty of nature is hidden in so many tiny details which everyone should explore more often. I´m an outdoorsy person therefore I love the mountains and their energy. Being on a hiking trip makes me calm and also very creative.
What are you proud about?
Job-wise, I am very proud and happy about my achievements in the past three years. It allows me to do what I like and it also pays my bills. Of course I am super proud of my husband and my 6 year old son.
Which language would you like to be able to speak?
English! 🙂 Even though I learned french in school sadly I have forgotten almost everything.
A perfect Sunday?
Option #1: Chill on the couch with my family!
Option #2: Go out in the nature.
Describe yourself in three words.
Miau, Miau & Miau.