Interview with designer Viktor Kovtun (VK), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Furniture of Positive Emotions Commode.

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Interview with Viktor Kovtun at Thursday 19th of April 2012: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
VK : cabinet in cabinet

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
VK : Something unusual and unique

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
VK : I want somebody to start to produce it

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
VK : three evenings

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
VK : Pursuit an inspiration

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
VK : Sell the production rights

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
VK : Intuition

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
VK : My son Yuriy has helped me in visualization and color issues

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
VK : Universal

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
VK : I do not want to compare

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
VK : Cabinet with the crab clows, which brings smile and it is very convenient

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
VK : notebook, pencil and PC

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
VK : Positive emotions

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
VK : Only with my son

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
VK : Exaxct assembly of furniture plates

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
VK : Nothing

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
VK : Nothing

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
VK : I saw the international design competition in the internet and decided to participate

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
VK : Nothing

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
VK : No