• ILADESIGN • LYDIA ILARION • MARIN MARINO •


    ILADESIGN
    is a studio for unique gold, silver jewellery and metal art formed by the artists

    LYDIA ILARION and MARIN MARINO

    They are graduates of the School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria with major in metal art and jewelry design and all processes involved in metal working with special reference to creative jeweler practice in precious and non-precious metals.
    They are dynamic team of professionally trained goldsmiths, artists and designers.

    MARIN MARINO - born in Sofia on January 8,1949
    1969 - School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sofia with major in jewelry design.
    1974 -Ancient Techniques in The Institute of Archeology in Milan, Italy
    1975 - Restoration and Conservation - The National Institute for Cultural Heritage, Sofia
    1998 - ILADESIGN- a studio for unique art jewelery, gold and silver sculpture

    He is a jewellery designer and goldsmith with experience in the field of restoration and conservation of metal museum objects. In his work he combines an extensive knowledge of precious metals with ancient techniques into an unique jewellery pieces.

    LYDIA ILARION - born in Sofia on September 26,1954
    1972 - Jewellery Design -The School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria.
    1997- Bachelors of Fine Arts / Design Art, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
    1998 - ILADESIGN- a studio for unique art jewelery, gold and silver sculpture
    2002 - Digital Technologies in Design Art Practice, Concordia University, Montreal.

    She is an artist with a wide range of experience from design art through sculpture and art jewellery. In her work she uses organic materials and sculptural techniques on projects which require extensive research on symbols and signs from different cultures.

    LYDIA ILARION and MARIN MARINO live and work together since 1976.

    THEIR WORK is sold in:
    “Boutiques des métiers d’art - Marché Bonsecours”, “Farfelu Gallery”,” The Guild of Canadian Craft” – Montreal, “Main Street Gallery”, Sydney, B.C. Canada, “Bijou Galerie Studio” and “Silver lust “ Houston, TX, USA

    EXHIBITIONS:

    Festival International Montreal en Arts – Montreal, 04’, 05’, 06’, 07’,08',09',10',11',12',13
    SMAQ, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, 02,’03’, 04’, 05’, 06’, 07’, 08', 09',10'11',12',13
    Grave Goods - Woodstock Museum, Ontario, September 2008
    Out of the Fiery Furnace - Woodstock Museum, Ontario, September 2005
    Jewellery with purpose -International juried exhibitions-Richmond, VA, May 2004
    Heavenly Virtues&Deadly Sins - Object Design Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. 2004
    One of a Kind, Toronto, Ontario, November 2002
    Reflection on The Conquest, Woodstock, Ontario, February 2002
    Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, SOFA New York, May 2001
    Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, SOFA Chicago, November 2000
    ARTS 2000 - Royal Canadian Academy for the Arts, Stratford, May 2000
    Now and Then - Celtic, Medieval Show, Toronto, November '99
    Philadelphia Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, February '98
    Salon des Metier des Art du Quebec, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, '98
    Salon Internationale de Design díInterior, Place Bonaventure, Montreal, May '97
    Paper, Ink, Sanctuary, The Metal Arts Guild, Toronto, September 1995
    Taking Tea With Eros, The Metal Arts Guild, Toronto, February 1994
    “Personal Containers”, The Metal Arts Guild, Toronto, February ‘92
    One Man Shows: Sofia, May ‘88,’89,’90;Yambol, March’83, Plovdiv,’87
    National Biannale of Fine Arts, Sofia 82,’84,’86,’88,’90
    Biannale of Fine Arts,Yablonetz, Czechoslovakia, Spring ‘83,’85,’87,’89
    Quadriannale: Gold Silber und Schmuck,Erfurt, Germany, March ‘86
    Fine Art exhibitions presented by the Bulgarian Cultural Centers: Amsterdam ‘82,
    Moscow ‘85, Montreal’87, Prague ‘88 and Warsaw ‘89

    AWARDS:
    Award for excellent work on the restoration and conservation of the sculptural groups on the National Theater for Opera and Ballet ”I.Vazov”, Sofia '76
    Award for best All Round Participation in “Gold&Silber” Erfurt, Germany, ‘86
    Prize for Group Participation in the Biannale if Fine and Applied Art, Warsaw '86
    Award for the restoration work on the Thracian Gold Exhibition, Montreal '87
    Prize for best work on folklore design, Salon of the Crafts Moscow, ‘90
    THE SIGNwas designed in 1976 and registered as a trade mark of ILADESIGN •™, '81©. It appears as a stamp on all of their works as a guarantee for quality and authenticity .

       

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™ is a trade mark of ILADESIGN,™ '81 and appears on all of the works made by the studio. All of the pieces shown here are property of ILADESIGN and the artists Lydia Ilarion and Marin Marino and the right to produce them is reserved. Copyright ©ILADESIGN '98. Photography by Marin Marino, ©Marino'99.


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