Designer of the Year 2022. Interview with Ivan Khmelevsky
When the jury was selecting the designer of the year 2022, they reviewed the winning works of all the different competitions of the recent years and the people behind them. There was one name that started repeating and reappearing in different places and categories, again and again. This person is Ivan Khmelevsky. Ivan is a designer with a very elegant, minimalist, and modern design language, from whose work and style always glows through the idea and reasoning ability, together with brilliant innovativeness.
EDC and Estonian Design Agencies are expressing support to Ukrainian refugees who are designers!
If you are a refugee Ukrainian designer, developer or other professional in creative field, please let us know! Several Estonian Design Agencies are willing to offer a job, internship for refugee Ukrainian designers until the situation in your homeland stabilises.
Anton Koovit’s UCity Pro is a typeface for the future, found in 1970 Lancia Stratos Zero
Published by Fatype Type Foundry, of which Anton is one half of alongside Swiss type designer Yassin Baggar, UCity Pro interrogates the modern significance of geometric typefaces in relation to its predecessors.
The DesImO project
Estonian Design Centre, Business and Cultural Development Centre – KEPA (Greece), Design Society Fond (Denmark) and PDR’s Design & Innovation Policy Team (Wales) came together to exchange good practices and collaboratively propose solutions through a Horizon 2020 funded project – Design Impact Observatory (DesImO).
Horizon 2020 - Design Challenge Pilot
Business and Cultural Development Centre – KEPA, Estonian Design Centre and PDR’s Design & Innovation Policy Team came together to exchange good practises and collaboratively propose solutions through a Horizon 2020 funded project – Design Challenge Pilot.
Groveneer receives distinction for high design quality in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019
The Red Dot Award: Product Design is one of the world’s largest design competitions. In 2019, designers and manufacturers from 55 countries entered more than 5,500 products in the competition.
Bit Finer, one of the boldest digital agencies from Estonia received two awards at the German Design Award 2019.
The two UX/UI projects, KAFO and Tavex, that received the awards have had an enormous amount of success so far, making the German Design Award 2019 as the seventh award so far.
International Wood Architecture Conference 2017
International Wood Architecture Conference in Tallinn brings together top architects and engineers from around the world who have stood out with innovative use of wood in their works. For the second consecutive year they asked us to make the brand – including logo, colors, typefaces, web – for the event.
Mobile applications for TV and radio of ERR - Estonian Public Broadcasting
ERR - Estonian Public Broadcasting, is well known for producing and broadcasting high-quality content and programs. ERR programme is extremely diverse, with a wide range of channels and formats, addressed to very diverse target audiences. The goal of ERR and Mobi Lab's cooperation was to update the mobile experience of public radio and television applications / services.
R-kiosk becomes a franchise
R-kiosk is the local market leader in convenience stores and fast food. It was also in the process of rebuilding its business model through franchising. A franchise is something that people have heard about, but associate predominantly with global brands like Subway and McDonald’s. So, in order to successfully build a franchise network, R-kiosk wanted more than just to delegate responsibility. R-kiosk wanted to become the benchmark for helping to build small businesses and supporting entrepreneurs.
Designer of the month Joosep Volk: "It is important to learn something new from each new project."
On September 16, the honourable ADC*E Designer of the Year Award went to Joosep Volk. Over the years, he has stood out thanks to his impeccable work ethic, and dominated animation categories – this year was no different.
Ööloom – entertainment, not just a product
“It all started when Karmen needed Christmas gifts for friends, but she didn’t find anything emotional, functional or affordable enough. In these moments creativity and handy craft skills come to help a lot of Estonians. So for the gifts a few animal shaped sleeping masks from felt were made."
Design, inspired by extreme sports
Young designer Johanna Tammsalu just recently arrived from her long studies abroad to Estonia, but has already shaken the Estonian design scene with her new and innovative brands and designs. Her works range from huge ceramic lamps to jewellery and photography.
Recipe of a successful ice cream business – passion, strong brand and collaboration with professionals.
Ice cream company La Muu was awarded as a the Design Applier of the Year on the Best of Entrepreneurship Awards. But good design doesn’t grow on empty space – the place has to have content.