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January 5, 2022 • Sarah Schwartz
Ten Designers to Watch in 2022: Krystal Banner

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Krystal Banner from Kaleidadope is one of the Ten Designers to Watch in 2022. Read more about her in this Q&A.

Krystal Banner from Kaleidadope
Krystal Banner

Aesthetic of the Line?

Colorful, modern and bold. There is a not-so-subtle attempt to incorporate every color on the color wheel while injecting humor and representation. The theme is “color & culture,” which describes both the brand aesthetic and soul.

Current Bestseller?

Finest Alcohol is my current and all-time best seller. I originally made it for my sister, who had to cancel her birthday plans the week after everything shut down in 2020. I wanted to cheer her up. It resonated with thousands of people and even sparked several copycats. I guess that’s how you know you’re doing something right!

Kaleidadope's best-selling card

Personal Favorite?

Designer Birthday is witty, colorful and although I’m biased, it’s just great design. It also gives luxury vibes, which I’m all about.

Favorite birthday card from Kaleidadope
Designer Birthday

Surprise Hit?

My Bad, Mom was originally made for Mother’s Day, but to my surprise it continues to sell.

Kaleidadope My Bad Mom Card
My Bad, Mom

Iconic Selection?

Fly Spirit started off as a joke and my declaration that there would have to be love or insanity involved. This is one of the cards that people know Kaleidadope for, and also defines the feel of my brand.

Fly Spirit from Kaleidadope
Fly Spirit

Favorite Color?

At the moment it’s holographic. Does that count?

Kaleidadope's favorite design element - holographic
Favorite color is holographic

Current Design Obsession?

Incorporating different fonts. I. Love. Fonts.

Favorite Flower?

Roses! I buy them weekly for my home. They make me smile.

Favorite Indulgence?

Krispy Kreme glazed donuts. A culinary work of art.

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