The next victim of my chibi interview is Koikoa, a mexican designer… also a cute girl, pink color lover and shoujo fan!
♡ Name: Koikoa or just Koi.
♡ Profession: Graduated Graphic Designer and Illustrator.
♡ Where are you from? “I’m from Mexico City”
♡ What’s the meaning of your name or why did you choose it? “At the beginning it was only Kokoa for cocoa (because i love chocolate), but was changing for different circumstances up to Koikoa (i love it)”.
♡ Since when did you start drawing? “Since my hands touched their first crayon”.
♡ What inspires you to do your illustrations? “In everything… colours, clothing, music, movies, ovas, other artists. Everything inspire me”.
♡ What is your favorite technique (to illustrate)? “Acrylic over any flat canvas”.
♡ Which are your current projects? “The Koikoa’s proyect (accessories and apparel), Milkshake collective and Suppah Sonik (ft. Miyu Miau)”.
♡ What is your astrological sign and your Chinese sign? “Leo/Horse”
♡ What is your fav color? “Pink”.
♡ What is your fav food? “Enchiladas verdes (a mexican dish)”.
♡ Favorite beverage? “Fruit infusions, but mostly strawberry + kiwi flavor”.
♡ What’s your current favorite song? “Sordid Affair by Röyksopp“.
♡ Favorite movie of all times? “i have a lot, but if i have to choose Tekkonkinkreet and Psycho are at the top of my list”.
♡ Favorite singer/band of all times? “My fav solo singer is Shiina Ringo and my favorite group is Sotaisei Riron“.
♡ Who or what are some of your influences? “i’ve never had present who are my exact influences, but they could be Fafi, Yoshitomo Nara and the japanese animation”.
♡ Who are your idols and/or heroes? “Mom and Dad”.
♡ 5 objects you can’t live without? “Cellphone, wallet, notebook, keys and lip balm”.
This is a little bit about Koikoa but you can know a bit more about her or see more of her work at:
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