It is a little about the Russian furniture design.
The Russian furniture market is estimated in more, than 2 billion dollars and continues to grow quickly, aspiring to satisfy demand of set of domestic clients. From 145 million person occupying the country, 20 % belong to growing middle class, and the one tenth part lives in Moscow where the building branch experiences boom.
In Moscow it is totaled about 400 furniture stores, and book counters abound with glossy magazines on design, such, as ' Elle the Decor ' and ' the Architectural digest ' or domestic ' the Monitor '. First Russian number of the international magazine on design ' Wallpaper ' has appeared on sale in February. Publishers hope to sell 25-30 thousand copies a month, in addition to world circulation in 108 thousand copies.
It should follow and exhibitions of furniture, and Cosmit, the producer of the International furniture interior (Salone Internazionale del Mobile) in Milan, is going to bring in it to year to Moscow some the Italian manufacturers. Earlier in the market there was a London exhibition of modern design ' 100 % Design '. In 2004 display ' 100 % Design. Moscow ' in which the international and domestic manufacturers participated, it have seen 14 thousand person. In it to year it will pass(take place) on following days off and promises to become even more and is better.
For young designers it is more important, than shops, editions and new construction in Moscow. The majority just should feel power of boom of the Russian furniture branch because the super-elite of the country still prefers products of world famous marks, for example, Alessi, Cappellini and Boffi which are on sale in dear shops of city, for example, Station Design and Lege Alto. But even if oderzhimye luxury Russians will not estimate domestic talents, nothing prevents to become successful to courageous, bright and brilliant representatives in the West.