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About Branka Urbanija : The company In Dekor, being a synoym for esthetics, presents itself with most modern and visually stunning solutions of interior arrangement and decoration. To serve, track and accept challenges, overcome the limitations and create an inspiring, accepting and mostly a compatible living space for each customer individually. The work is mostly dedicated to creating surroundings and setting up the living space in such manner that it becomes as functional and aesthetically attractive as possible and in addition being set up exclusively to user's way of life. In such living space, all personal and spiritual growth is much less disrupted, what also leads to life in prosperity. As an answer to the needs of modern time, a new research branch that connects both design and anthropology has emerged, named Design Anthropology. Using the up-to-date elements of the new branch itself our vision is nourished and when we mix creativity with efficiency there will almost always be success.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Human resources and potentials are utilized less than 40% of human race capabilities and our brain is used at only a 10% rate. Even more untapped are sources from the environment. All existing things were man-made to fulfill human needs, which is a fundamental aspect and sense of design. In response to the needs of modern world a new scientific research field was created, which connects the areas of design with anthropology, called Design-Anthropology, which is an effective way to cope with the challenges and needs of modern human beings and provides solutions for unpredictable situations in this uncertain times.

ORGANIZATION:
In dekor - Branka Urbanija s.p.

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Interior designer Construction, fittings, housing

EDUCATION:
-2015 Univ. dipl. Cultural Anthropologiest (BSc), UP FHS - University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
-2001, Art &design-Interior design, Ashwort College, Atlanta, Georgia USA
-1987, economy ing.- EPF-Ekonomsko poslovna fakulteta Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia

EXPERIENCE:
-2001-2017 director Indekor-Interior design-Branka Urbanija s.p., Trzin Slovenia
-1991-1997 director Fashion Branka - Branka Urbanija s.p., Trzin, Slovenia
-1987-1991 SCT-consturction compay-design field, Ljubljana, Slovenia

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
-2010-solo-private exibition of Energy furniture-Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
-2009-Design expo-Exhibition of product design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011-Design expo Ljubljana-Exhibition of product design
-2012-Design expo Ljubljana-Exhibition of product design
-2012-Exhibiton of creative business-Trzin, Slovenia
-2014-Koper comunity exhibiton-Touch of the sea-ideas of spatial solutions of the Slovenian coast, Coper, Slovenia
-2015-Design expo Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2016-Design expo- Exibition of product design, Ljubljana, Slovenia

EVENTS:
-2016-Interational conference "Conection of rural and tourist services", presentation; Bauty and harmony feed all part of Human being, http://www.vs.grm-nm.si/sites/vs/files/datoteke/VA
BILO%20KONFERENCA%202016%20SLO.pdf/ GRM-Landskape Governance College, Novo mesto, Slovenia
-2015-Stage 180°- public presentation of Table design Miznica
-2015-Eat&drink design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2014-Eat&drink design, Month of design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2012-Eat&drink design, Month of design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2012- Stage 180°- public presentation; Thinking of a future
-2011- Salon Žakelj BTC Ljubljana-creative workshop; How to reuse of waste material, Ljubljana, Slovenia

AWARDS:
-2015, 1st place, Award of the audiance for the best team 2015, Eat&drink design; "Miznica-values that kept", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2015, Award for culinary designer, Eat&drink design; "Miznica-vrednote, ki hranijo", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2014, Special Award for ingenuity, Eat&drink design; "Knapovska malica", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011, 1st place "The most inovative product of Slovene Textile industry", TIA-Slovenian Technology Agency RS, Ministry of higher education, Science and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011, TOP5 "The most inovative product of Slovene Textile industry", TIA-Slovenian Technology Agency RS, Ministry of higher education, Science and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

PRESS APPEARANCES:
-2016, Branka Urbanija; "The hidden power of colors that we can not take advantage", Magazin Lisa, http://www.revija-liza.si/intervju/branka-urbanija
-v-barvah-je-skrita-moc-ki-je-ne-znamo-izkoristiti
/, Julij 2016, Slovenia, Ljubljana
-2016, Branka Urbanija; "It is a relationship to the material itself,
nature, ancestors, our culture...", Lesarski almanah-Magazin for wood industrie,
http://www.indekor.info/PDFs/clanek_revije_lesarsk
i_almanah_2016_gre_za_odnos_do_samega_materiala_na
rave_prednikov_in_nase_kulture.pdf, September 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2013, Branka Urbanija; Miznica, Magazin HIŠE, http://www.indekor.info/PDFs/revija_hise.pdf, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011, Branka Urbanija; "The creative collaboration do quality products", Magazin Lesarski utrip-design and furniture, http://www.indekor.info/PDFs/intervju_lesarski_utr
ip.pdf, December 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2009, Transcendence and creators; Branka Urbanija-Energy furniture, Magazin Klik, https://www.google.si/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instan
t&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=revija%20kli
k%20transcendenca%20in%20ustvarjalnost%20energijsk
o%20pohi%C5%A1tvo, April 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2009-2012 wrote articles for "Pri nas DOMA" -monthly Magazine for Interior design, http://www.indekor.info/PDFs/Prinasdoma01-2012-bra
nka.pdf / http://www.indekor.info/PDFs/DOMA01-2009.pdf /...,
- many other articles and TV emitions; http://www.indekor.info/Si/mediji.html

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
-2015, University of Primorska; research work: The red color and its apotropaic function, http://repozitorij.upr.si/IzpisGradiva.php?id=8190
, UP FHS Koper, Slovenia

ACCOLADES:
-2015, 1st place, Award of the audiance for the best team 2015, Eat&drink design; "Miznica-values that kept", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2015, Award for culinary designer, Eat&drink design; "Miznica-vrednote, ki hranijo", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2014, Special Award for ingenuity, Eat&drink design; "Knapovska malica", Zavod BIG, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011, 1st place "The most inovative product of Slovene Textile industry", TIA-Slovenian Technology Agency RS, Ministry of higher education, Science and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011, TOP5 "The most inovative product of Slovene Textile industry", TIA-Slovenian Technology Agency RS, Ministry of higher education, Science and Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
-Slovene (Native)
-English (Advanced)
-Croatian (Advanced)
-Serbian (Advanced)
-German (Intermediate)
-Russian (Beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
-Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Ilustrator, Indesign (Intermediate)
-AutoCAD (Novice)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
-2016-Expanded training program for sustainable development and the transition to a green economy in the context of climate change-ACS Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2016-Certified NLP Master Practitioner, INLPTA-The International NLP Trainers Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2016-Certified NLP Practitioner, INLPTA-The International NLP Trainers Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2011-MTA Career Coach-Promens Novo Mesto, Slovenia
-2011-MTA Personal Coach-Promens Novo Mesto, Slovenia
-2011-NLP Diploma, INLPTA-The International NLP Trainers Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2007-"Certified Practitioner of Chromotherapy" by Boni alternative therapy, Ljubljana, Slovenia

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
-2016-Interational conference "Conection of rural and tourist services", presentation; Bauty and harmony feed all part of Human being, http://www.vs.grm-nm.si/sites/vs/files/datoteke/VA
BILO%20KONFERENCA%202016%20SLO.pdf/ GRM-Landskape Governance College, Novo mesto, Slovenia

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
-2015-DCS-Design center Slovenije member, http://dcslo.si/portfolio-items/branka-urbanija-in
-dekor-oblikovanje/, Ljubljana, Slovenia
-2012-Transforma coaching team, member and president of organization for Career and personal growth, http://www.drustvo-transforma.si/, Trzin, Slovenia
-2013, member of ecological organization EKOSEM, http://ekosem.si/ Radomlje, Slovenia

HOBBIES:
- sports, hiking, dancing, singing, ethnology, research field of Anthropology of senses, education, shareing knowledge and skills, coaching and healing

CLIENTELE:
-Comunity of Koper- preliminary design scheme of the Slovenian coast
-many other privat costumers from Slovenia and abroad (Switzerland, Rusia, Sibiria, Croatia)-field of interior design

WEB SITE:
http://www.indekor.info/

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.indekor.info/

RSS URL:
http://www.indekor.info/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2017-01-08 16:53:35

COUNTRY:
Slovenia

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Branka Urbanija


Miznica Set of Eating Plates

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2016
Branka Urbanija for In Dekor Interior Design

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