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About Olga Shchukina : A truly versatile designer and project manager, with over 17 years of experience in the industry, skilfully combining the work of an architect and interior designer. Olga was educated at the Lund University in Sweden as a Master of Industrial Design, and completed a diploma internship at the heart of the Swedish concern - IKEA design bureau. At that time, under the influence of the great Scandinavian brands, her understanding of the basics of ergonomics, style and lifestyle, environmental design, as well as her vision of her unique path was formed. Her active and creative nature, combining both aesthetic and technical competencies, admitted her to become a participant, laureate and winner of many exhibitions and competitions in design. Highly skilled in drawing, visualisation and modelling, as well as a great sense of humour. Interested in both futuristic design and architectural heritage preservation, an ambassador and shareholder of Château de la Motte Chandeniers (France).
ORGANIZATION:
GIDdecor

EDUCATION:
2009 - 2012 St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Architecture, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Master of Architecture

1997- 2006 Saint-Petersburg State Academy of Art and Design
Design, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Industrial Designer

2003 - 2005 Lund's University, LTH, Lund, Sweden.
Industidesign, Master of Industrial Design

EXPERIENCE:
Jan 2010 – Present, Architect and Interior Designer, GIDDecor, Saint Petersburg/ Russia.

Apr 2015 – Present, CEO and Founder, WUD, Saint Petersburg/ Russia.

Oct 2016 – Oct 2017, Head of Interior Project, CJSC Zenit-Arena, Saint Petersburg/ Russia.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2009 "Zipsleave Lamp" at SaloneSatellite Worldwide, Moscow/ Russia.
2007 "Dune chair" at SaloneSatellite Worldwide, Moscow/ Russia.
2006, "Orikata furniture" at SaloneSatellite Worldwide, Moscow/ Russia.;
2005, "Unfolding Innovation. Orikata furniture." London Design Week. Designersblock Exhibition. London/ UNITED KINGDOM.

EVENTS:
2005, "Sound from ICE", Participant and performer, HDK Geteborg, International Workshop Sponsored by Cumulus board, Helefors/Sweden.

AWARDS:
2022 2 х Winner in Furniture Design Category. Iron | A’ Design Awards & Competition. Como/ Italy

2021 Winner in Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category. Bronze | A’ Design Awards & Competition. Como/ Italy


2016, STAR of Design. Real TEKA/Real Kitchen.

2007, Kreata, 1st Place "Best design project program", "Dune chair", Young Russian Designers Contest, Moscow/ Russia.

2006, “The best Diploma work in Design” 2006, “The universal indoor vehicle for disabled”, Annual exhibition of the “St.-Petersburg’s Designers Union”, St.-Petersburg/ Russia.

2006, Top 20 Finalist. "Orikata - nomad furniture", YODEX Young Designers Exhibition by ITDC (International Taiwan Design Center), Taipei/ Taiwan.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2020 "Professors flat", Elle Decoration, https://www.elledecoration.ru/interior/flats/kvart
ira-v-sankt-peterburge-id6854138/, 01, Moscow/ Russia

2011 "Grey Spa", 100% Bathrooms, Interior+Design, 04, Moscow/ Russia

2010 "Russian Design", beNear Lamp, Architectural Digest, 11, Moscow/ Russia

2008 Duet Groupe, Nisha Magazine, #74, Israel

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English: fluet, Russian: native.

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
Open Education | 2021
LLC Management practices , Management Cycle

MBA | 2007
Business school of technology management, Ekaterinburg, Russia, Project Manager

HOBBIES:
Snowboard, Travel

WEB SITE:
www.giddecor.ru

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-IlMUx4OYtyhZXHgW
d_ALQGQFwTRG60M/view?usp=sharing

REGISTRATION DATE:
2021-02-27 15:33:05

COUNTRY/REGION:
Russian Federation

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Olga Shchukina


Elements Universal Interior System

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture Design Category in 2021
Olga Shchukina and Liubov Borisovskaya for Wud
Induku Multifunctional Holder

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2020
Olga Shchukina and Liubov Borisovskaya for Giddecor

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