- Catherine Elizarova and Preciosa
- Dmitry Loginov and Axo Light
- Olga Podolskaya and Senio
- Mukomelova studio and Riva 1920
- Leroy Moses and Berto
- Ilya Potemin and DCW éditions
- Ekaterina Sokolova and Ligne Roset
In September, the main theme of Design Mate - «Design without Borders", and we will then talk about the local design in an international context. In this article we tell about the Russian-speaking designers who actively cooperate with foreign brands. It opens a list of one of the most famous Russian designers, guest editor Design Mate this month Ekaterina Elizarova.
Catherine Elizarova and Preciosa
Catherine Elizarova convinced: "Cooperation with foreign companies makes it possible to learn the skills that are honed masters hundreds of years, to enrich their knowledge and bring them into their own creations. Enthusiasm for the process of continuous improvement and allows you to create a truly unique design. " Catherine - a great experience working with foreign brands: Bosa, Asko, De Gournay, Giulia Novars, Smania, Matlight Milano, RM, Capital Collection. On the contrary, to produce something with a Russian manufacturer for designer novelty - the first such collaboration has appeared only in the last year: a dressing under the brand Manhattan came Giulia Novars factory.
Geometric lamp, Catherine Elizarova
One of the last foreign project designer - Geometric lamps for the Czech brand Preciosa. The name of the collection obtained by "geometricity" form elements: a glass cylinder and a brass base with a square cross-section. It contrasts nicely with the ephemeral glass. Glass cylinder cut is presented in several embodiments: as circular lines, cells and lozenges. The collection was first shown in October at the exhibition Salone del Mobile Worldwide in Moscow.
Dmitry Loginov and Axo Light
Dima Loginov makes collections for VitrA, Microsoft, Elle Decoration, Studio Italia Design and other brands. Last year, it introduced several products to Russian brands, including the collection of furniture for the living room and Yachtline line of ceramic tiles for Nefrit Ceramic. Abroad, there are at least two brands, which often cooperates Loginov, this Italian brand goods Studio Italia Design and lighting Axo Light.
Lamp Mountain View, Dima Loginov
Under the brand Axo Light out some of the most recognizable objects designer, for example, lamps, matryoshka Fedora and lamp with silhouette of Mountain View Mountain. "Mountain" Light appeared in 2015 and immediately won several international awards, including the prestigious Best of Year Awards in New York.
Olga Podolskaya and Senio
Olga Podolskaya engaged in interior design since 2007, and their debut furniture collection she presented in 2016. Furniture, lamps and interior accessories Olga entered the collection Mood à la Coco - as you might guess, the subjects were inspired by impeccable style of Coco Chanel and her legendary "little black dress". Honed and sophisticated items were produced on the basis of the Italian brand Moda, a lamp Marble Chic - Axo Light at the factory. Last year, Olga developed a collection to another foreign brand, this time a series of tiles for the Italian company Senio.
Tile Deco, Olga Podolskaya
The collection is called Deco, it included two lines: Pavone and Glicine. The designer opted for a simple geometric shape. Tile is made in the form of hexagons, complemented by thin rectangles. The first line, to match the peacock, after whom is named - is bright and saturated colors, complemented by gold elements - rectangles with 24k plated. Glicine, in contrast, formed in pastel colors. Inserts can be selected separately - to the beat of a tile or to contrast with it. The collection took two years, and one year she worked in close cooperation with the factory.
Mukomelova studio and Riva 1920
The founders of the studio - Alexander and Elena Mukomelovy regularly included in the TOPs youngest and most promising Russian designers. Among the companies for which Mukomelov Studio develops the design, - international Kikkerland Design, German Moree and Schock, French Roche Bobois. In 2013, designers worked with the Italian company Riva 1920. The brand specializes in creating objects from wood and Mukomelovy invented to make a wooden table made of cedar in the form of coffee beans for him. The subject was called Kava.
Table Kava, studio Mukomelova
Leroy Moses and Berto
Leroy Moses in Moscow studied sociology, and in Madrid - Design. She began her career with joint projects with Italian Luca Nichetto. However, on the basis of "Dymov Ceramics", they first released a set of dining utensils Cheburashka, and then porcelain coffee Sucabaruca service for Canadian gallery Mjölk. In the past year it took another Lera collaboration (this time without Luke) - Canadian designer, ceramist Alyssa Coe. The girls made a candlestick of Lu cast porcelain. In addition, they ask have experience with Italian furniture factory Casamania. For the brand it has made a wooden table DOT. And for another Italian company, of Berto, a girl came up with a collection of seats, two sofas and an armchair Sofa4manhattan.
Sofa Sofa4manhattan, Leroy Moses
Ilya Potemin and DCW éditions
Ilya Potemin born in Krasnodar, but spent his childhood in Turin. He had not lived in Russia, and teaches at the Milan school Instituto Europeo di Design - despite the fact that he taught. World fame brought Ilya ISP lamp. Invented for a young French company DCW thing to do without the usual switches and dimmers. To turn on the lamp, you need to tilt the lid of the tube and push it out of the light tube to turn off - close the cover. The same way you can adjust the intensity of lighting - light mute or make it brighter. The image refers to the luminaire designer's passion for aviation and technology, and in the name of the model lies acronym name of the designer - Ilia Sergeevich Potemine.
ISP lamp, Ilya Potemin
Ekaterina Sokolova and Ligne Roset
Industrial designer Ekaterina Sokolova, a native of Kharkov. Since 2011 she collaborates with the French manufacturer and designer of audio Jarre Technologies Electronics, and more recently also with the brand Ligne Roset. Items they make including Alain Gilles, but the brand is always open for cooperation with young designers. Before you start cooperation, Kate sent them two dozen of its collections, and ultimately into production took several items, including two models Oxydation coffee tables. The name translates as "oxidation" - table tops are made of oxidized metals. The base tables of stone - the subject combines traditional and new technologies.
Table Oxydation, Ekaterina Sokolova