Recently graduated in BA(hons) Furniture and Product Design, Oliver Hrubiak is a fresh, emerging designer based in Nottingham. Oliver specialises in furniture and lighting design however he has industrial experience in graphic and interior design also. Oliver has already had success by winning the 2012 New Designers John Lewis Award and being awarded 2012 Student Lighting Designer of the Year by the Lighting Association.
Armed with a wide variety of skills, bags of creativity and a sound knowledge of furniture manufacture, Oliver has the beginnings of a well rounded designer; eager to learn and develop his abilities further. Oliver aims to produce good quality, long lasting, responsible designs that enrich the lives of others and support local resources and manufacturing capabilities.
2012 - New Designers John Lewis Award - Finn Lounge Chair.
2012 - Lighting Association’s Student Lighting Designer of the Year - Frank Table Lamp.
2010 - Shortlisted in competition set by Speedo to design bespoke furniture for their head quarters in Nottingham.
2000 - 1st place National BBC Blue Peter competition. Designed artwork for presenter’s London Marathon T-shirt.