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.
Florence Design Academy- 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.
Brani & Desi were Erasmus Exchange students at Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT) - Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, 2001.
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.
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", Ideal Standard
2003 Winner- Polydecor/Corian® Design Contest, Austria
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
“Brani & Desi are not shy about thinking outside the box when it comes to interiors.” Caroline Williamson, Managing Editor of Design Milk
“This duo thinks so far outside the box that the box isn’t even in sight. Their innovative design for “Cubism in the Kitchen” is bright and abstract and while not exactly for everyone, you can appreciate its uniqueness. Overall, the design does certainly reflect the style of cubism in the most modern of ways.” Caroline Williamson, Managing Editor of Design Milk
“The strangest interior in the world”
“Bulgarian Designers Unveil The ‘Aesthetic Apartment’ That Looks Like A Piet Mondrian Painting”. Hidreley, Bored Panda
“Bulgarian design studio Brani & Desi unveiled its latest audacious interior designs inspired by Dutch abstract artist Piet Mondrian‘s Composition with Red Blue and Yellow from 1929.”
“A dance of geometry and color describes the outstanding interiors of Brani & Desi. Branimira and Desislava Ivanova, two Bulgarian young designers, succeed to give a new meaning to shape and chromatic, defining an innovative style.”
“...the design team on 100%design welcome Brani & Desi to showcase at this year’s show. Of particular interest is the cubist kitchen, which is very unique and would make a huge impression at the show...”
“When art gets involved, it's a revolution that messes up the world of kitchen designers!”
“The design does certainly reflect the style of cubism in the most modern of ways.”
“Brani & Desi home designs, a fusion of art and function, are known for bold and daring styles that are a few steps beyond the norm.”
“Brani & Desi create the ultimate bedroom for a teen interested in graphic design.”
“Sufficiently unusual and controversial projects, even for our time.”
“Both twins have spilled its fresh and bold creative design energy, daring to play with strong colors, unconventional forms in order to create an extremely emotional and visual experience.”
“The Wildest Bathrooms in the World.”
“The designers of this innovative space are Bulgarian twins Branimira Ivanova and Desislava Ivanova and they created a modern masterpiece. They created a highly artistic image that challenges everything we know about interior design.”
“The Bulgarian design studio has always aimed to bring a positive and creative impact on the occupants, this technique shock now serves as their signature.”
“This project is a bold design that overthrows people’s imagination.”
“Desislava Ivanova and Branimira Ivanova are very talented designers and have a modern style and futuristic design.”
“We’ve seen so many bathrooms that look alike that we forgot they could actually be different. Every once in a while it’s good to just forget about everything and reinvent a certain design. It’s what Bulgarian Twin designers Branimira Ivanova and Desislava Ivanova did. They came up with two very interesting and unusual bathroom concepts.”
“A glorious overlay of lines, geometries and color, this fabulous home takes personalization to the hilt with its treatment of space and surfaces. From furnishing to structure, every element of design is woven into a choreographed composition, blurring the boundaries between the movable and immovable in this home.”
“The twin Bulgarian designers, Desislava Ivanova and Branimira Ivanova from Brani & Desi, a studio located in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, have not recanted in creating another startling design.”
“Brani & Desi have conceptualized a unique, creative and colourful kitchen design called Cubism in the Kitchen.”
“We are currently doing research for a new show on the Discovery Network about fun, unique and creative design. Some of your work would be great for the show.”
“A hotel room like you've never seen before.”
“What a terrific explosion of color for the kitchen.”
“Artistic and imaginative, this residence designed by Brani & Desi redefines the use of colours, affording a wow factor that is unique on its own.”