Jan Bajtlik is graphic designer, illustrator, teacher. He is lecturer in New Media Art Department in Polish-Japanese Academy of Technology in Warsaw. He conducted about 150 art and typography workshops for children, parents and educators in Poland, Germany, France, England, Italy, Spain, Russia and Macedonia.
Among the professional awards: 1st prize at the International Student Poster Competition at the festival Le Mois du Graphisme d'Échirolles (2010),
two First Prizes at the International Student Poster Competition in Skopje (2010, 2011), Silver Medal at the International Poster Triennial in Toyama (2011), Grand Prix at the International Italian Poster Biennale (2015), Silver Medal at the International Poster Biennale in Mexico (2016), Gold Medal at the Ecuador Poster Biennale (2016).
Personal exhibitions in Warsaw (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017), Krakow (2013), New York (2014), Mantua (2015), Moscow (2016), Paris (2016) and others.
Anna Kulachek was born in 1987 in Ukraine, where she graduated from the Donetsk Art College. In 2007, she entered the Moscow Art School of Applied Arts, Higher Academic School of Graphic Design, where she studied at the Workshop of Yuri Gulitov. At the same time, she began to work in the studio of DesignDepot by Petеr Bankov. She took an active part in the organisation of several Moscow International Biennales of Graphic Design Golden Bee. In 2012 she won a contest for participation in the workshop, and then for the annual residence in Italy, at the Fabrica Research Centre of Benetton. In 2013 she won a competition for the identity of the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow and began teaching at the School of Design of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Since 2014 she works as an art director of the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow. Since March 2016 lives and works in New York. She cooperates with studios 2x4 and Pentagram for clients Calvin Klein, Prada, Samsung, etc.
Daeki Shim and Hyojun Shim are co-founders and art directors of the DAEKI & JUN studio. They both received a bachelor degree in graphic design from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Daeki Shim received a master degree from University College London (UCL), University of London. Hyojun Shim received a master degree from Goldsmiths, University of London and another master degree from University College London (UCL), University of London. Their works have been awarded numerous awards, including the A'Design Award, the Graphis Annual Award, the How Design Award, etc. The latest awards recent year are the Grand Prix of Red Dot Award in 2017 and the Graphis Poster Annual Gold Award in 2017 & 2016 and Grand Prize of the Exhibition of the Korean Society of Typography in 2015 & 2016. Daeki Shim currently teaches at Design Innovation Department of Sejong University and works as an adjunct professor at Visual Communication Design Program at Seoul National University of Science & Technology. He was also the organizer and curator of several design exhibitions in London and Typojanchi in Seoul. Hyojun Shim also taught graphic design at the university. He was the organizers and curators of several design exhibitions in London, and now is preparing a Book Club-CENTER 2 CENTER, new publishing projects with Daeki Shim.
Homa Delvaray is an Iranian graphic designer, lives in Tehran. Since earning a degree in Visual Communication from Tehran University in 2006, by focusing on cultural-artistic projects, she has developed her vocational activity to projects for Iranian culture organizations as well as for overseas clients in London, Berlin, Los Angeles, etc. Her works have received national and international design awards, such as; Distinction of Visual Communication Design, Taipei International Design Award, Taiwan (2015), Jury prize of Trnava Poster Triennial, Trnava, Slovakia (2009), etc. Her works have been published in books, and magazine such as; Beauty: National Design Triennial, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, AIGA website, Los Logos 8, Neshan magazine, BG magazine, Arabesque, Arabesque II, New Visual Culture of Modern Iran, étapes, IdN, Choi’s Gallery and Creatie, etc.
She has given speeches and workshops in Iran and abroad such as; LAU, Beirut, Lebanon (2014), and ESA Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium (2015), etc.
She was a jury member in design ivents such as; Poster for tomorrow, Paris (2011—2014) and Ecuador Poster Biennial (2016).
Homa had her first solo exhibition with title of "Sigh to Moon, Moon to Sigh", Shiraz, Iran, 2010, and her first overseas solo exhibition with title of "Overgrowing" in Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York (2014), also an exhibition with title of "Printed Commons, Graphic activism"(along with Malte Martin and Tom Henni), ESA Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium, 2015.
A number of her works added to the some collection of the museums such as; the State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.
Stefan Lashko was born on September 7, 1991. Graduated from the Moscow Art College of Applied Arts + National Design Institute of the Union of Designers of Russia = VASHGD, Higher Academic School of Graphic Design (Erken Kagarov-Nikolay Shtok workshop) in 2016. In 2015, together with partners founded the studio ESH GRUPPA. Teacher of the School of Design of the Higher School of Economics.
Among the professional awards: Golden Bee Award (2014) and GoldenBeeLoved Special Award (2016) of Golden Bee Global Biennale of Graphic Design (ESH group); Bronze Award of Bolivia Poster Biennale (2015); Silver Award of Taiwan International Graphic Design Award (2015); Silver Award of LogoSpace International Festival of Logos and Trademarks (2016).
The Rodina Studio / The Netherlands
The Rodina Studio / The Netherlands
Zhonghao Wu, graphic designer, curator, teacher.
Wu Zhonghao works has won Grand Prix of the Leipzig International Poster Biennial; Silver Medal of Bardejov International Poster Exhibition, Slovakia; Award of the Social Political Poster Biennial in Auschwitz, etc.
Wu Zhonghao was a Member of International Jury of the CSS Web Design Award, USA (2016,2017), Italy International Design Award (2015, 2016, 2017), MUSE International Creative Design Award Canada (2017), Jamaica International Reggae Music Festival (2016, 2017), Mexico International Poster Award (2015), Iran International Design Award (2016), Russian Children's International Design Award (2017), China Packaging Creative Design Competition (2016, 2017).
The award-winning guide students in many domestic and international competitions, including Grand Prix of the Cow International Design Festival, Ukraine; Grand Prix of the International Design Festival Breda; Highestn Awards of the India TypographyDay International Competition; Bronze Award of the Green International Poster Exhibition, etc.
Member of the ico-D, AIGA and China Packaging Federation National Design Committee.
Director and teacher of the Prague School of Design. Chairman and curator of the "Russian Design Week" in Prague. The organizer of the international festival "RodchenkoFest". Participant of international exhibitions. Lecturer of educational programs in Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona, Moscow. Specialist in the field of branding and visual communications. She is the author of training courses on design-design and training programs on self-branding and actual trends in modern visual culture.
Philip Tretyakov was born on December 25, 1994 in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow Art College of Applied Arts + National Institute of Design of the Union of Designers of Russia = VASHGD, Higher Academic School of Graphic Design (Workshop "ESH" of Erken Kagarov-Nikolay Shtok) in 2016. He studied at the Summer School Openset in Breda, Holland and was an intern at Ermolaev Bureau and KB Strelka. In 2015, together with partners he founded the studio ESH GRUPPA. Philip Tretyakov is a teacher of the School of Design of the Higher School of Economics.
Among his professional awards: Honorable mention of the International Student Biennale of Posters in Lublin (2013); Grand Prix of the International Poster Triennial in Lahti (2014); Bronze Medal of the International Poster Triennial in Toyama (2015). Philip Tretyakov’s works are in collections: Museum of Art and Design Hamburg, Sopenhagen Design Museum, Aarhus Poster Archive, Lahti Poster Museum, Shaumont Centre National du Graphigue, etc. He was a jury member of the Golden Bee 12 Global Biennale of Graphic Design (2016).
Alexander Lartsev was born in 1981 in Samara. He studied at the Samara Municipal Nayanova University. In 2003 he graduated from the Moscow Rabbinical Academy Yeshiva Tomhei Tmimim Lubavitch, in 2007–2010 studied at the Higher Academic School of Graphic Design HASGD, at Yuri Gulitov's Workshop, in 2017 graduated from the Institute of Information Technology, Economics and Management with a degree in Applied Informatics. He worked as a designer at the Moscow Institute of Social and Cultural Programs, as an art-editor at the publishing house Knizhniki. Alexander Lartsev teaches disciplines Graphic Design and Game Design at the Art and Design School of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, curator of the Communication Design program. He was a participant of many international exhibitions. Alexander Lartsev is Laureate of Rodchenko Award. He is the founder and creative director of the 180 Square Meters art gallery.
Christina Huber was born in the North of Russia, since 2010 she lives in Berlin. She studied at Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (Hamburg), Kunsthochschule Weissensee (Berlin) and Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach (Frankfurt am Main). Works as a graphic designer, teacher, curator in the field of fashion design, graphic design, scenography and multidisciplinary cultural projects. Among the professional awards: 100 Beste Plakate (2013), Finalist of the Russian Silhouette Award in Moscow (2013), Output Award (2014). In 2017 she was the leading teacher of GOLDEN BEE ACADEMY intensities in Montenegro – the April School (GOLDEN BEE ACADEMY 3) together with Stefan Idee (Germany) and Nikolay Shtok (Russia) and the German School (GOLDEN BEE ACADEMY 5) together with Еike König (Germany) and Alex Jordan (Germany-France). She gave lectures and workshops in Berlin (2013, 2017), St. Petersburg (2014), Vilnius (2017), Frankfurt (2017). The works are kept in the State Russian Museum.
Anatoly Grashenko was born in 1991. In 2010 he graduated from the Obninsk Polytechnic College of the National Research Nuclear University MEPHI, specializing in Design, in 2013 – the Moscow Art College of Applied Arts (the project VASHGD, the Workshop of Yuri Gulitov&Arkady Troyanker), in 2016 – the National Institute of Design of the Union of Designers of Russia (Workshop of Nikolay Shtok). The main field of activity is graphic design for the culture. Сo-organizer of the The Present Simple exhibition of the young poster (2014). Teaches at the Design School of RANEPA.
Among the professional awards: Honorable Mention at the Taiwan International Student Design Competition (2013), Golden Award (2013) and Distinction (2016) of the Taipei International Design Award, Special GoldenBeeLoved Award at the Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design (2016, in team).