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TDF Talks With Kristina Karlsson Of kikki.K


After a stint of live-recorded podcasts (catch up here!), I’m back to scoring myself invites into the homes and workspaces of some of Melbourne’s most inspiring creatives and businesspeople, for our third TDF Talks Podcast series!

I’m sure our latest interviewee has been on your radar at some point, whether you’ve been on the hunt for the perfect planner, or have soaked up some International Women’s Day wisdom… we are of course talking about kikki.K‘s founder and creative director, Kristina Karlsson.

Today, Kirstina talks to me about the incredible success of kikki.K, her brand new book (out next month!) and the power of dreaming big.


23rd August, 2018

Cult stationery brand kikki.K’s motto is to inspire and empower people to live their best life every day, through a beautiful product range that supports dreaming big, organising and goal setting.

As the company’s founder, Kristina embodies this manifesto wholeheartedly. She’s devoted to a lifetime of learning and continual self-improvement, both at work and in her personal life.

As you’ll hear when listening below, this passion is apparent in everything she does – from daily gratitude rituals at home with her kids, to an ongoing commitment to empowering other women in business through speaking opportunities and events, and to authoring her very first book, Your Dream Life Starts Here, which comes out next month!

Remember, TDF Talks is an enhanced podcast. So, if you’re using the Overcast or Pocket Casts apps, you will see images and links in your player while you listen.


Lucy Feagins
Thursday 23rd August 2018

Notes + Links

Kristina moved to Melbourne from Sweden in 1995, and founded kikki.K in 2001.

Today, kikki.K has grown into a household name, with more than 100 stores across five countries.

The online store now sells to stationery lovers in 143 countries throughout the world.

Follow Kristina’s Instagram here.

You can now pre-order her forthcoming book, Your Dream Life Starts Here.

Find out more about Kristina’s The Dream Life Master Class Series here.

We featured Kristina in our International Women’s Day coverage earlier this year.

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