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I became interested in design in October 2014. But long before that, my favorite school subjects were history and geometry. The contrast between seemingly random accidents of historical events and the harmony of geometric proportions always fascinated me.
At university, I studied the history of antiquity and drew in the technique of pencil graphics battle scenes of famous combats. The ability to analyze, decompose an event into its component parts combined with the desire to symbolically express in the image the main idea of what is happening. After all, a symbol is a double sign: its form and content are equally important. It turned out that the ancient symbols, understood by man several thousand years ago, could be still read today – but it is important to "draw" a symbol correctly, to depict it correctly. Right means in such a way that the symbol (or the logo in graphic design) works based on the information enclosed in it.
How and when did you get interested in the world of graphic design? And when did you realize it could be your job?
History is information, geometry is a form. Content and expression. Divine beauty can only be expressed with the help of divine proportions, which Fibonacci, Leonardo da Vinci, Pythagoras tried to describe. And in its turn, divine proportions cannot be empty - it is infinity, Ouroboros, a snake, biting its own tail. And I am completely swallowed by this snake. When I realized this, it became my business, my work.
My interests are as follows: graphics, history, geometry – they greatly influenced my style, the principles that I follow in design. And not only in design – also in my life. For example, I used to move from city to city quite often: I have as many things as can fit in a backpack. Only essential - nothing more. This is enough for a comfortable life. Now I still live in one place, but I keep the principle.