“Coming from a DIY background, I am drawn to working with my two hands and understanding how things work. In my work I like to play with textures and solve problems on various scales. The tools of digital fabrication and material knowledge are essential for my work.”

Kristiyan is born in Sofia, Bulgaria, currently following a product design course at the Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam. After internshipping in the architectural bureau Aedes, and worked for the SEG in Sofia, he decided to take turn and get his degree in product design in the Netherlands. His experience with spatial design and various manufacturing techniques positions him in between the two majors.