Designer of the Week: Giga Kobidze
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Multidisciplinary creative Giga Kobidze has long been fascinated by “the convergence of art, design, music, technology and life,” as he puts it. Take a peek at his stunning work below.
Name: Giga Kobidze
Location: New York
School attended: Tbilisi State Academy of Art
Where do you find inspiration?
Visualizing life, people, circumstances and memories. I believe ideas can come from [a] myriad [of] inputs.
Who are some of your favorite designers or artists?
Rizon Parein, Merijn Hos, Hugo & Marie
“Series of artwork, exploration and visual reflection of mind and thoughts, where nature, different shapes and colors can communicate emotions and feelings, reflecting how colors make them feel and depict those emotions using nature and shapes.”
Do you have a favorite among all the projects you’ve worked on?
Is there a project that stands out to you as having been the biggest challenge of your career so far?
What do you hope to accomplish in the future?
Right now I am in the process of developing and structuring my artist career, which at the end of [the] day will definitely lead to running my own studio.
What’s your best advice for designers today?
Focus on it, then just fall in love with it!
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