"FOLD" is a slim and delicate stair. The stair can be built into or fixed to a wall or stand alone as a screen and room divider. "FOLD" expands opening access to the above level of the building and contracts to be an architecture feature.
Nymphaea is inspired and named after the water lily flower. The 5-piece set of tableware are made to serve different dishes from humble miso soup to venison. When the simple delicate plates produced from thin porcelain rest within each other, their collective profile and translucency is reminiscent of petals in full bloom.
Buddhism and Japanese gardens inspired the tea set. The idea is that using cups which are not stable on their own should make you more conscious because you have to control your movements when you place them in the sand. Using this tea set for your everyday tea ritual makes your mind calmer and deliberate.
Studio-apartment 35 sq.m. was created for single woman moved from the classical old style St. Petersburg apartment. The purpose was to bring the feel of old St. Petersburg traditional apartment but realise it in modern equality way. The challenge was to combine all areas:Kitchen, bedroom and living room in one small open studio. To reach the a some of the furniture pieces were designed specifically for the apartment.
The brief was to create a hospitality venue that during the day hours was a high quality resataurant and during the evening became a night club. Playing of these opposite concepts of the same idea I looked to create a Victorian England and punk motif.