Profile: Viktor Kovtun

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About Viktor Kovtun : Viktor Kovtun, the graduate of the Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers, civil engineer. He is specializing for 20 years in interior from wood and other materials. Viktor Kovtun is the author of his own Trademark Xo-Xo-L design. Xo-Xo-L design as Viktor said is my attitude towards design in general and towards the furniture design in special. This Trademark has appeared as a result of philosophical raflections, color of Odessa life and daily workmanship. He said that our life lack simple things, good moods and smiles
STATEMENT OF ART:
Design is the craft of creation of the habitat with the positive emotions and minimal pressure on the nature. I does not a clear border between the design and art. In my opinion, the main thing is the talent accompanied with the hard work, which bring to the intuative creation of any design or object of art.

Motto: The nature has no style, pure colors, absolutly flat surfaces and direct lines, but we live it.

ORGANIZATION:
Old Riga

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Wood model maker Industrial production, manufacture, metal

EDUCATION:
1981, Engineer-Constructorh, Hydrotechincal, Marine Institute, Odessa/Ukraine

EXPERIENCE:
30 years

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2009, "Forniture and Design", Exhibition Center, Kiev/Ukraine
2013 "Paris Design Week", Galerie Joseph
2013 - 2014 solo exhibition in Kiev/ Hrushevskoho street

AWARDS:
Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
A' Design Award Winner for Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category in 2011
Golden A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
A' Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2013
Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2009, "Xo-Xo-L design", I & D, 11, Kiev/Ukraine

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Russian, Ukrainian

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Literate

HOBBIES:
Xo-Xo-L design

CLIENTELE:
Yakitoriya restaurant, private clientele (Odessa, Kiev)

WEB SITE:
http://xo-xo-l.net/pages/Homepage

REGISTRATION DATE:
2011-05-21 00:45:29

COUNTRY:
Ukraine

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Viktor Kovtun


Flying Table Home and Office Furniture

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Two in One Chair

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Ufo Table

A' Design Award Winner for Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category in 2011
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Egg-Table Home and Office Furniture

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Seating 1 Seating For Stations

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Seating 3 Seating For Stations

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Maidan Table Table

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Good Morning Bathroom Furniture

A' Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2013
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Furniture of Positive Emotions Commode

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Loop-сhair Chair

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Sputnik Table

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Minimum Table

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Deco Cupboard

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Dog-Commode Commode

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Seating For Stations Seating

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Shark-Commode Commode

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design

Runner-Up status designs by Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun


Furniture of Positive Emotions Xo-Xo-L Design Home and Office Furniture

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Tables-Spiders Home and Office Furniture

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Chair Chair

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2011
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Chandelier-Spider Chandelier

Runner-Up for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2012
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Crab-Table Home and Office Furniture

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design
Seating 2 Seating For Stations

Runner-Up for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2013
Viktor & Yuriy Kovtun for Xo-Xo-L Design

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