Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Oksana Kashkovskaya ("OK") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
OK : I started my design activity as the professional photographer about five years ago and it was a really my passion to create the perfect photos with sometimes. The next years I began close to research the different 3D Softwares and with every year my knowledges at this area increased, thus I could create the interesting short movies of animation.Moreover, I have the Graphic design university degree,thus the creation of package design and graphic elements is one of my big love as well.
OK : I think in general why I create the new projects is that I just love to create interesting and unusual things that not existed before. The idea create someting new very inspire me. I loved to decorate the books of my classmates by very interesting and bright colours and used the different technics of drawing, since my childhood, probably then I decided that I really enjoy the design process and after that the all my life was interacted with design at the various areas.
OK : To become the designers it was only my desire and my conscious choice, I always knew that I will become the designer.
OK : I can design the different areas, for example graphic design, package design, design of web site, the design of animation and 3D modeling as well.One of my big design love is package design, because I can bring my design idea from my mind to the real product and this is really great feeling of happines.
OK : The young designer have to be very interested person at the design area, also working hard and enhance knowledges at the design field every day for perfect results.
OK : I think a good designer to work on the important design aspects and achieve a good result but at this stage is not enough to have the perfect achievements, moreover designer try to spend more time on achievement of the best results. In additional, the great designer try to create the unusual and unique projects and not repeat the last successful design project.Also will search a new way to interesting and new design concept.The all life of great designer must be at the searching of the best new way to the next perfect design concept.
OK : First of all, an interesting and bright idea makes the good design.It must be not similar design concept with others designes, besides this something unusual and matchless with combination of convenience and ergonomic side.
OK : The good design always has a good price because it’s mark of the perfect quality. The best professionals work on the perfect result, thus this design will be have really good value at the best achievement of the aims of project.
OK : This was the project that I did for myself, but at that stage haven’t time to finish it yet.
OK : I think that it is an interaction of all concepts at the design as harmony between colours,shapes,light and etc, that I use at the design projects.The all design concepts have to look as one whole from the start to the end and seems that can not exist without each other and this is about of all my projects.
OK : I have the several art people whom I can admire as designers and their works are really amazing.
OK : To working hard,try to find that exactly inspire you,that the aspects at the design area you really adore and develop yourself at this area.
OK : This is a good quastion,because I haven't idea what I can love so much as design,otherwise if I was never interested the design at all, probably I could become the veterinarian.
OK : First of all, the design it is something interesting that can attract the attention of viewers at first sight. This is when person could remember when saw the design at once, some bright graphic detail and emotions what were with him/her at that moment.For me design is a feelings that I receive from impression when I see interesting or sometimes not very interesting design project,it’s a various emotions that can be sometimes good or not.
OK : It’s an inspiration of life,what is my big supporting at my achievements.
OK : My aims is to create interesting projects and take my individual point of view at my design working area.
OK : Probably shortage of funds for realizing my design ideas.
OK : I think yes,because without it many people never won't see this amazing art works
OK : I think the success result of completed full work
OK : The design help to take an environment part with environmental-friendly projects and materials, also provides the supporting of important and necessary products for people.
OK : I was satisfied almost all of my projects,because during the creation process I take attention even on little details and to the end all projects have a complete good result.
OK : It's depends on different projects tasks, for instance how many should be the details and how many Softwares will be used.
OK : Design looks as one whole when shapes and colours to find for itself a couple.
OK : I think this is interaction of both cultures directions, trends take idea from design area and new design is born via interests of trends.
OK : I’m using many interesting Softwares at my work with different projects,very much pleasant to me the 3D Softwares, working with it I opened for myself a lot of various opportunities for new design area.
OK : This is one of the general things at the design area. I can talk about colours at design a lot, because at our nature exist million colours and it transmit our ideas to the design projects. It can be as a peaceful colors, for example white or light- grey to dark colours, but all this sort of palettes can influence very different on the human perception, for instance dark color without any peaceful colours can be not very friendly for human visual perception and will be affect from negative side.Furthermore, bright colours and very rich colours such as red, orange bright green can give the feeling of happiness and be very positive at the human choice of products. The materials also very important for people choice, at this time persons try to buy more natural products and more natural materials appear for package now.
OK : Yes I believe, I think the collaborations always can be very useful and interesting.
OK : I try to attend new interesting various courses of design that I find for myself really usefully, watching different lectures of designers on the vast web platforms which talk about new concept and new technologies, and also watching the works of different designers because always very interesting look at projects of talent people and their achievements at design area.
OK : For me to have the awards very honourable part and means that I did the good work at the design area. The award also is very significant things because I can really be proud of these works that had the success at the professional design areas.
OK : It was at my stage as photographer I took the very interesting photosession with white rabbit and one girl according to the fairy tale Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, this is one of my favorite photo- story that I created during my period when I was only the photographer. We taken the photos at the amazing place in the Saint-Petersburg that has name the "Old Peterhof", thus was very funny spending of time there, approximately 5-6 hours. At Once our rabbit almost escaped from us, but we could catche up him.
OK : I always knew what I will be to create something at the design area, but at my childhood I didn’t know that exactly I will be doing, my first dream was be a film director, I wished about it very long time.
OK : I think will be something Interesting and unusual, more perfect and incredible technologies which will be doing life of people so useful and convenient that they will be just to enjoy their life.
OK : At my future plans I will create more interesting works as package design, animations ,thus I think will be very interesting to keep an eye for my developing at the design area.
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