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  • Velichko Velikov

    Furniture and product design

    London, United Kingdom

EDUCATION: 1992 - 2002 : University of Rousse “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria: Master degree – Industrial design, code: 02.19.06 Relevant Courses:Graphic Design, Computer Design and Animation, Traditional Art Techniques, Lightning Techniques, Interior Design,Theory of colors, Theory of composition, Modeling, etc. 1983 - 1988 : School of fine porcelain and glass “As.Zlatarov” – Novi pazar, Bulgaria, Specialty: Decoration of porcelain and glass WORK EXPERIENCE: 09/2008 - present Freelance: London, UK, - Interior/exterior design services, 3D visualizations and animations, Product design and prototyping – furniture, lighting, porcelain and glass products. Established his own design studio - Pured Ltd. 09/2006 – 09/2008 NIKROM Ltd – the largest furniture manufacturer in Bulgaria (more than 100 000 chairs per month production): Head of Design department – furniture and interior design, visualizations, advertisement, etc. 01/2005-08/2006 OXAGON Ltd: London, UK, shareholder, responsible for the Design team- Interior/exterior design services, 3D visualizations, Web design, Graphic and logo design 03/2004-01/2005 WEB-IT: London, UK, Design part of the company - Self-employed - 3D visualizations, Web design, Graphic and logo design, Selling and repairing computers and laptops. 10/1999 - 12/2003: Tema Design Ltd. – Novi Pazar – branch of Tema Design Ltd. - Rousse, Bulgaria, Developing and managing studio for design services and 3d visualisation, Senior designer. 12/1997 - 10/1999: Kitka Plc. – Novi Pazar, Bulgaria – The largest manufacturer of porcelain and glass in Bulgaria, Package and Graphic designer – developing, prototyping, graphic design and prepress. 12/1996 - 12/1997: Tema Design Ltd. A company that offers Graphic Design, Interior Design, Prepress, Printing services – Rousse, Bulgaria – Manager, Senior designer, Prepress. 08/1995 – 10/1996: Industrial Design Studio Ltd. – Rousse, Bulgaria: Manager, Senior designer.

Work Samples

  • Furniture

  • Interior

  • Paintings

Work History

  • Furniture and product design

    • Pure Design studio, London
    • Sep 2008 - Present (8 years 9 months)

    Furniture and product design development
    Detailed sketches and drawings
    Prototyping and unique pieces manufacturing
    Interior design services
    3D modeling and visualizations
    3D animation

  • Workshop

    • Lago S.p.a. Firma de Mobiliario. San Giorgio in Bosco, Italia.
    • 2010 - 2010

    furniture design, concept design

  • Senior Designer

    • Nikrom Ltd.
    • Sep 2006 - Sep 2008 (2 years)

    Leading the Design team
    Developing new products for the company
    Responsible for the advertising and exhibitions
    Contacts with the clients - custom interior and furniture design

Education

  • Rusenski universitet 'Angel Kanèev'

    • Master's degree Industrial design
    • 1992 - 2000

Specialties

Affiliations

CHERGA - Bulgarian Design Group

Awards

1995 – Grand Prize for overall creativity – Rousse’95 2003 – Top style at Photoreal furniture competition 2005 - 3rd place - the National furniture DESIGN contest 2007 - 3rd place the best stand design 2010 – Imagine Outlet Furniture contest winner 2011 – Bulgarian Designer of the Year

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