Liliya Milpetrova-Sense of Utility Multifunctional Ring
At Design Interviews
Interview with Liliya Milpetrova : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Liliya Milpetrova : The main idea for this particular project was to materialize strong design aesthetics, sense of usefulness and wearability into a sleek simple object. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Liliya Milpetrova : I would like my creation to appeal against the planned obsolescence. That is possible when people relearn what is to feel affection to their belongings, to buy less and to keep and love more, to be more sentimental to their stuff. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Liliya Milpetrova : I am planning to design some 'siblings' of my design and to make a limited edition line which is going to appeal against the planned obsolescence. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Liliya Milpetrova : The prime idea came at once, as a thunder but the actual execution took a bit longer. Than is a feeling every creator- artist or designer is familiar with. The gap between the idea and its materializing. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Liliya Milpetrova : In fact it was both. This project started under the aegis of Liberty London with sustainability as a main topic but soon after the beginning of the project it turned into something I embraced deeply into my heart. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Liliya Milpetrova : Yes, as I already mention, I am planning to make a small line of it, stimulation the local craft selling it as something which was not created just to be destroyed but to be carried and loved. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Liliya Milpetrova : Everything from the raw sketch to the completion is a fine blend between the concept, good level of craftsmanship and the unique story I embed into it. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Liliya Milpetrova : Christopher dressen .
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