About me

Personal information

Svilen Georgiev Gamolov

industrial designer

Education

1. Secondary vocational education: National High School of Plastic Arts and Design

"Academician Dechko Uzunov", Kazanlak, profile "Industrial Design".

2. University: National Academy of Arts, Sofia, profile "Industrial Design".

3. Specialization outside Bulgaria: "Ringerike folkehøgskole",

Hønefoss, Norway, profile "Interior design".

Work experience

As an independent activity

In the field of interior and product design - 23 years.

- Contract work as an interior designer in Nicosia, Cyprus, 2011-2012.

- Contract work as furniture designer in Novel furniture company, Varna, Bulgaria, 2015 – 2016.

- Up-to-date work: independent practice and development.

Aimed at introducing its own models of furniture in mass production,

in co-operation with Bulgarian and foreign furniture companies.

Currently partner designer of Karim Rashid, New York,

and it’s division in China, Shenzhen.

Online portfolio HERE

Public and cultural events
2006

1. Participation in "Concept BG" contest.

2007

1. Participation of "Dibla.com" booth in the exhibition for furniture and furniture technologies "The world of furniture" at "Inter Expo Centre", Sofia.

2008 

1. Participation in "First Biennale of the Bulgarian Design".

2009 

1. Participation in 100% Design - London, Earls Court.

2. Participation of "Cherga" booth in the exhibition for furniture and furniture technologies "The world of furniture" at "Inter Expo Centre", Sofia.

2012

1. Participation of "Cherga" booth in the exhibition for furniture and furniture technologies "The world of furniture" at "Inter Expo Centre", Sofia.

2. Participation in the exhibition of home furnishing and accessories MACEF, Milan with original furniture.

2017 

1. Participation in Salone Satelite, Milan with ZOGO couch.

2. Participation of "Cherga" booth in the exhibition for furniture and furniture technologies "The world of furniture" at "Inter Expo Centre", Sofia.

3. A jury member of COW 2017 Design Biennale, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Awards

2015
Participation in "Furniture of the Year" competition in "Inter Expo Center", Sofia. First prize and winner in "Upholstered furniture" Category with sofa design "DADA".

2018
Top 100 Award in Design Intelligence Award DIA, Hangzhou, China.

2018
Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018, Como, Italy.

International professional associations memberships

Member of ISPM - International Society of Product Manufacturers.

Member of IBSP - International Bureau of Service Providers.

Member of IDC - International Design Club.

Member of AIBA - Alliance of International Business Associations.

Member of ICCI - International Council of Creative Industries.

Member of IAD - International Association of Designers.

Member of WDC - World Design Cosortium.

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