20 Questions: Victoria, KLD Design Intern

At KLD, we’re fortunate enough to grace the presence of enthusiastic and creative budding designers, and that’s exactly what the lovely Victoria from the US of A is! Whilst also studying modern Irish literature at DCU, she is undertaking an internship here before heading back to New York to continue her studies. We put her under the spotlight to get to know her more.

1. What could you not live without?

My dog.

bernese poodle cross dog

2. Where would be your ideal weekend break? 

I would love to go to Morocco and see all of the architecture, like the Saadian Tombs.

Saadian Tombs

3. Who would you turn to in a time of need? 

My mom and my best friend.

best friends

4. Where’s your favourite place to eat in New York?

Atlas Cafe.

5. What do you love about interior design?

I love the ability to transform a space and how that transforms people’s attitudes, in turn.

6. Your favourite gadget or app?

Pinterest – I love the DIY projects it has!

7. What’s on your bucket list? 

I want to travel the world and do something to help refugees.

8. How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Creative, patient, and curious.

9. What is your favourite saying?

“I paint flowers so they will not die,” which is right here in Ranelagh!

Frida Kahlo quote

10. What’s your stress reliever?

Sleep and Netflix.

11. Who would you happily be stranded on a desert island with? 

My best friends.

12. How would you describe your family? 

Big, loving, and funny.

13. What do you love about Ireland? 

I love how kind the people are and all of the pretty parks/spots to see!

14. What would be the last meal you’d want to eat? 

A lot of gelato.

15. Favourite country in Europe you’ve visited?


french beach

16. What hotel would you recommend staying in in New York? 

I haven’t stayed in it but I would recommend the Bryant Park Hotel for its beautiful exterior!


17. How would you describe your style?

It ranges from a little bit boho to more edgy.

18. What’s in your handbag? 

A notebook, some pins, chapstick and lipgloss, my iphone, and my coin purse.

19. What’s your favourite movie? 

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

20. What’s on your to-do list for 2017?

Make more art, go to music festivals, and a road trip to Canada this summer!