KAREN KOHLER - Singer, Writer, Adventurer

What is your name? 

Karen Kohler

What do you do?

Singer, Writer, Adventurer

Where are you from?

Born in Frankfurt, Germany - from New York, NY

What is your website/social media?



How do you feel about Mieko Mintz products?

Mieko Mintz' fabrics and designs feel very elemental; some airy, some earthy, some fiery, some watery.

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How would you describe Mieko Mintz products?

Blending Japanese aesthetics and philosophies with Indian sensuality, fabrics, colors and needlework makes these garments truly unique. I have never worn anything like them. They suit my various moods which differ like the seasons, some light and breezy and others heavier and grounding. They are complimentary to a woman at any age.

Who is your favorite author?

Rainer Maria Rilke

What is your favorite song?

Mother of God by Patty Griffin

What in life is beautiful to you?

The feel of a hawk on my arm.

Where do you find inspiration?


How do you manage stress?

I seek out wild nature. Failing that, I communicate with my houseplants.

What’s your personal heaven?

Carrying a fantastic song in my whole body and being.

When did your life change for the better?

Every time I followed my inner knowing.


Where is your favorite place?

On a sailboat in a perfect groove.

What makes you smile the most?

Other human beings smiling and even dogs smiling. Other smiles, basically.

What little thing makes you the most grateful to be alive?

Being kissed awake almost every day.

On hard days, what motivates you to get up and start your day?

Remembering that hard can be good, can be a blessing in disguise.

Who inspires you to live your best life?

My family born and chosen.

What makes you most proud of yourself?

That I stay true to the word YES in art and partnership.

What is the one quality you need in a significant other?

The capacity to forgive.

On your best days, who do you want standing next to you?

Someone whose heart is pure.

On your hardest days, who do you want standing next to you?

Someone whose heart is pure.

What is the one word that perfectly explains who you are?


What do you enjoy doing?

Traveling to places that scare me.

Tea or Coffee?


What is your favorite book?

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.

What is your favorite movie?

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times".

Pet Names?

Fin, Kari, Katinka

Make a question and answer by yourself.

How would you describe Takarazzi? Takarazzi sees into the heart.

Thank you Karen! 

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