About the Designers - Brani & Desi

Brani & Desi
Branimira Ivanova and Desislava Ivanova were born in Sofia, Bulgaria.
They received their Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Kingston University, London, and their Master’s degree in Interior Design from Florence Design Academy in Florence, Italy, where they were awarded with FDA Elite Student Award for outstanding results and achievements during their time in the academy.
Their first touch with interior design is in the School of interior architecture and woodworking in Sofia. Then it turns into their passion. In order to develop their abilities and to improve their knowledge, they follow a succession of studies in University of Forestry, Sofia; University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart; College of furniture design, Austria; Kingston University, FDA

Education

Interior Design BA(Hons)
Kingston University Interior Design graduates Brani & Desi

Kingston University Interior Design graduates Brani & Desi

Brani & Desi were students of Kingston University London at the New Design Center (the former structure of New Design University, Austria). The graduation ceremony took place on 22 March 2005 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

MA Interior Design
Florence Design Academy, Florence, Italy

Florence Design Academy, Florence, Italy

Brani & Desi were awarded with FDA Elite Student Award for outstanding results and achievements during their time in the academy. The graduation ceremony took place on 15 December 2009 in Florence, Italy.

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Erasmus Programme
University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany

University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany

Brani & Desi were Erasmus Exchange students at Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT) - Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, 2001.

secondary education
Interior Design between 1995-2001, Sofia, Bulgaria

Interior Design between 1995-2001, Sofia, Bulgaria

Between 1995 and 1998 Brani & Desi studied at the School of Interior architecture and woodworking in Sofia. They completed their education as the best students Class of 1998.
Then they studied three years Interior and Furniture design at University of Forestry, Sofia.

Awards and Exhibitions

Awards
Awards

Awards

2015 Merit Award Winner in the 2015 CODAawards
2015 Honorable Mention at Inside 2015 Morpholio
Emerging Talent: Brani & Desi, "Here I am Architect"
2015 Morpholio Special Recognition - Emerging Talent,Competition Inside Emerging Talent: Brani & Desi, "Life in Expressionism"
2011 Finalist at 5th LG HI-MACS® the 5th LG Hausys HI-MACS® Design Contest, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 Highly Commended Award - "Transform the Future", 3th Dalsouple ® Design Contest, England, In the Category: Professional - "Garden of colors"
2011 People's Choice Award "Bath of the Year 2010" The 7th edition of "Bath of the Year", Ideal Standard
2003 Winner- Polydecor/Corian® Design Contest, Austria

Exhibitions
Exhibitions

Exhibitions

2013 “Art Takes Paris”, Paris, France
2013 “The Story of the Creative” in New York City
2012 LG HI-MACS® exhibit the "Community Bench" at IMM Cologne, Germany
2011 LG HI-MACS® exhibit the "Community Bench" at Batimat, Paris, France
2011 LG HI-MACS® exhibit "Community Bench" at 100% Design London, England
2011 The 7th edition of “Bath of the Year”, Ideal Standard, Sofia, Bulgaria
2009 FDA, Florence, Italy
2004 ÖBB,Vienna, Austria
2003 Polydecor/Corian® , Vienna, Austria
2002 FHT, Stuttgard, Germany

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