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ROOMS – Design For Inspiration

  Friendship, made while studying at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, took heroes of this article to international industry of product design. NataJanberidze and KetiToloraia are founders of Interior and Product Design Company Rooms. They were born in Tbilisi, 1981 and after graduating Academy of Arts in 2003, they founded the studio “Rooms”.At first they […]

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Ceramics by Lia Bagrationi

Lia Bagrationi is the famous Georgian ceramic artist, who has very impressive career. She calls herself a “Clay Artist”. Lia was born on September 5th 1957. She became ceramics student at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, which she successfully graduated in year 1980. Nowadays she’s associate professor at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, also […]

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Eter Tchkadua With Her Georgian Symbolism and Frank Realism

  Eter Chkadua was 5 years old when she discovered, she had talent for painting and after finishing school, in year 1981 she started at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts to study her dream profession. It is still Soviet times in Georgia and free thinking in art doesn’t have a large scope. It’s hard to […]

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Eileen Gray – Designer With a Strong Attitude

‘To create, one must first call everything into question’  – Eileen Gray   Eileen Gray is archietct and a designer from Ireland. Her father was a painter, he was the one who encouraged her to become an artist. Mother was from an aristocratic family; after divorcing her husband, Baroness Gray changed her children’s surname to Gray. […]

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Yayoi Kusama – Modern Alice in Wonderland

    ‘I, Kusama, am the modern Alice in Wonderland.’- Yayoi Kusama   Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer. During her career she worked in various fields, being it drawing, collage, sculpture, installations and so on. In her works can be seen her interest in psychedelic colors. She can be considered as a […]

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Ketevan Sokolova-Qurdiani – First Georgian Architect Woman

  Ketevan Sokolova – Qurdiani was born on January 15th, 1905 in Tbilisi. She’s the first Georgian female architect, who was socially active till the end of her life. Ketevan’s father, Nikoloz Sokolov was a lawyer and her mother, Mariam Porakishvili – an artist, painter. Most likely, it was her mother, from whom architect inherited […]

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Maya Lin – Architect, Sculptor, Landscape Bird

  Maya Lin is an American architect, but she prefers being called designer rather than architect; she’s known for her works in sculpture and landscape art.                                                           […]

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Tam Oonz graffiti

  Tamar Tsakhnakia aka Tam Oonz is one of those arts, who has already shown with her works that she is one of the best in her field and is no worse than other well-known artists . She has been painting since childhood and now, her works clearly illustrate how individual she is, what a […]

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Anuka Tavartqiladze product design

Anuka Tavartqiladze was born in 1984 in Tbilisi. She graduated from the Academy of Arts, Faculty of Architecture. In 2009 she took her Master’s degree at the Institute of Design in Florence and since 2010 she has been employed at “MosuliShvili & Partners”. It is impossible to be an architect and at the same time […]

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Sara Cwynar

Sara Cwynar was born in Vancouver in 1985 and is based in New York nowadays. Her works are presented by Cooper Cole Gallery . I found out about Sarah from design of Washed Out’s album – Paracosm. Then I found out her other works and was surprised by the creativity of this young girl . […]

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Kvachi artworks

  I was introduced to Kvachi in 2006 from our mutual friend. Then we were preparing for national entrance exams and it was almost a tradition to meet in the yard of the Academy of Arts in sunny weather. I instantly liked this colorful, positive girl and a great lover of Japanese culture. I remember […]

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Mananiko Kobakhidze a.k.a CATION Artworks

Mananiko kobakhidze is a talented and promising 22 -year-old astronaut. Yes , she calls herself an astronaut , and let it be so – astronaut in art. She always flies, searching for inspiration further than galaxy and as she mentioned in the interview, she finds inspiration in everything from moving trees to melodies. However, her […]

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