Every month, the Forward Magazine brings you a selection of musical pearls hand-picked by friends, musicians, speakers of the Forward Festival and many more. The 13th edition is curated by the Austrian art directrice Laura Karasinski.


Enjoy listening (and dancing) to Laura’s lovingly compiled playlist. Her chosen tunes are the perfect soundtrack for the weekend. Look forward to The Carters, Maribou State, Anderson.Paak, as well as Vienna’s local hero Jugo Ürdens and many more.


Laura Karasinski founded her Atelier Karasinski in 2012. It has become well known for it’s aesthetic designs that are driven by a love for history, the arts and eclecticism. Their œuvre incorporates interdisciplinary solutions, ranging from graphic design to branded spaces and interiors. An Architectual Digest article from May 2018 described Laura Karasinski as ‚the most important art director of Austria. The clients of Atelier Karasinski include Yves Saint Laurent, Universal Music Group, Campari and several publishing houses, shops and restaurants around Austria.


If you want to know more about Laura, come to her talk at Forward Festival Vienna or visit her website.