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Igor Polyakov

Helsinki, Finland

Designer (Art Direction)

Member since November 07, 2007


  • SUOMALAISIA

    Education, Communication Design

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    Own country strawberry, another country blueberry. This old Finnish proverb is often recalling in the attitude towards immigrants. However, we are on the point that the immigrant is a strawberry! He has interesting ideas and concepts. He will bring a new culture and different perspectives on usual things.

    Roni Tran, Wilson Kirwa, Batulo Esak and 11 other new Finns explains why they came to Finland from Vietnam, Somalia, India, Turkey, Palestine, Kenya, Russia, Chile, Ivory Coast, Indonesia, Burma, Afghanistan, Kosovasta and Cambodia, and how they are survive here. Uzi Varon's photographs of interviewees giving artistic value to the book.

    The book is recommended as teaching material for secondary schools and for everybody who want to learn about immigrants in Finland.Suomalaisia has been issued by Lasten Keskus (www.lastenkeskus.fi) and available in book stores.

    Hot Snow worked on its general design layout and page setting. We are enjoyed to work in tight collaboration with book authors, Marja Airola, Anne Tarsalainen and Uzi Varon.

    SUOMALAISIA www.hotsnow.fi/en/works/suomalaisia.html teacher resource Airola, Marja; Tarsalainen, Anne Publisher: Lasten Keskus Given date / year of publishing: 15.10.2008 ISBN: 9789516277533 Skills applied: Art direction, Graphic design Client: Lasten Keskus 2008

  • Visit us at FinnBuild '08

    Environment, Environmental Design

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    <div class="content"> <div class="field field-type-image field-field-main-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item"><img src="http://vitrulux.com/en/files/imagecache/teaser-image/images/Finnbuild08250.jpg" alt="Finnbuild08250.jpg" title="FinnBuild 2008" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser-image" /></div></div></div><p>Come visit us at <a href="http://www.finnexpo.fi/finnbuild/">FinnBuild '08</a> in lot <em>5g19</em> starting on the 24th of September, 2008 for a hands-on presentation of our technology. We will be glad to talk and to answer any of your questions.</p> <blockquote><p> FinnBuild is the most important building and building services exhibition in Finland. FinnBuild is now arranged for the 18th time and once again presents the newest products, solutions and services of the branch.</p> <p>International FinnBuild brings the whole construction sector together. Both major, trend-setting old hands as well as new, innovative entrepreneurs will be taking part. FinnBuild, which was first arranged in 1974, fills in all six halls of the Helsinki Fair Centre. (<a href="http://www.finnexpo.fi/finnbuild/">source</a>) </p></blockquote> <p>FinnBuild Expo takes place at the <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&...

  • Benoit_01_177_

    High-Tech Brings Building Facades Into the 21st Century

    August 6, 2008 PRESS RELEASE

    Contact: Igor Polyakov Phone: +35 844 733 70 45 Email: info@vitrulux.com

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    HIGH-TECH BRINGS BUILDING FACADES INTO THE 21ST CENTURY Finnish Vitrulux Oy. unveils new technology set to to make self-illuminated facades common place

    A new blend of art and technology used to light glass-facade buildings is transforming city's night looks. Over the last year two new buildings in St-Petersburg, Russia have come to life -- housing offices by day, and dazzling imagination by night. The buildings' facades are a mix of glass windows and light-emitting panels which at night cover faces of the buildings with vivid images and rich textures.

    Thanks to recent advances in technology and design, self-illuminating facade systems have finally become practical both in terms of longevity and environmental friendliness. This new patented technology delivers a lighting solution compatible with modern construction technologies and minimal construction overhead. Vitrulux Oy., the Finnish company responsible for the two installations in St-Petersburg, has recently launched a website (www.vitrulux.com) which showcases these projects and provides technical background information.

    Vitrulux Oy specializes in design and installation of complex and high-tech fa├žade lighting systems for buildings and other urban structures. Our company builds on serious innovative decisions.

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  • Your-design_177_

    Nordic Design blog (http://www.nordicdesignblog.com) is your source to fresh trends and events related to design and life in Nordic Countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Finland)

    Want some visibility for your design? Let us know. We're always interested in anything related to Nordic Design.

    Your Product on Nordic Design Blog!

    Nordic Design Blog is always showing cutting edge designs from Nordic Countries. Want to see your creation among other trendy and most influential masterpieces? Then submit your product and we will represent it to our thousands of design-lovers. To do that just follow the following instructions:

    STEP 1: create the image of your product by dimensions 520 x 321. Save your image as a .JPG file and name the file with the name of your design. The file size must not exceed over 60 kb.

    STEP 2: Email it to design@nordicdesignblog.com

    Please include your:

    1. your full name,
    2. e-mail,
    3. the name of product,
    4. product description,
    5. name of designer or company,
    6. your country,
    7. your site's URL

    Make sure your design doesn't infringing any copyright!

    STEP 3: Please place a text link on your site.

    Please note: We have right to reject, edit or remove submissions. We reserve the right to exercise broad editorial discretion. If accepted, Nordic Design Blog reserves the right to edit submitted material for length and clarity without prior notification of authors.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design