Mug shot new1Recently graduated in BA(hons) Furniture and Product Design, Oliver Hrubiak is a fresh, emerging designer based in Nottingham. Oliver specialises in furniture and lighting design however he also has industrial experience in graphic and interior design. Oliver has already gained success by winning a number of prestigious design awards from organisations such as John Lewis, The Lighting Association and House Beautiful Magazine.

Armed with a wide variety of skills, bags of creativity and a sound knowledge of furniture manufacture, Oliver has the beginnings of a well rounded designer; eager to learn and develop his abilities further. Oliver aims to produce good quality, long lasting, responsible designs that enrich the lives of others and support local resources and manufacturing capabilities.

Awards:
2012 New Designers John Lewis Award
2012 Lighting Association’s ‘Student Lighting Designer of the Year’ Award
2012 House Beautiful Magazine’s ‘Designer of the Future Award’

Education:
BA (hons) Furniture and Product Design – First Class – Nottingham Trent University
BTEC Foundation in Art & Design – Distinction – Chesterfield College
A Levels – Product Design, Physics, Maths

Employment & Experience:
& Then Design
Nottingham Trent University
Barton Products
Confetti Constellations
Orange Box Design
Baylisswright Furniture Ltd – Experience
Derek Trowel Architects – Experience

CAD Program Abilities:
Solidworks
Photoview 360
3DS Max
AutoCAD
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Lightroom