Contemporary Designer based in Paris, Dzmitry Samal was born in Belarus in 1981. In 2003 he graduated from the Belarusian Technical University. His first profession is that of automobile engineer, but Dzmitry also took great interest in automobile design and design in general. He decided to complete postgraduate courses at the Belarusian Academy of Art and, after 3 years of studying there, he won the Audi Scholarship and completed his Master’s Degree at the Scuola Politechnica di Design in Milan.
During the past 8 years of his professional activities, Dzmitry has successfully collaborated with Italian, French, Chinese, and American design companies as well as fashion designers. Collaborations include Stile Bertone, Renault, Honda, L’Avvento, Idestyle, V2 Design, Soca…
Dzmitry is a finalist in a number of international design contests. He has participated in European and World Design Conferences in Paris, Minsk, and Helsinki. Dzmitry’s works are published in a wide variety of magazines worldwide, including AD, W, GQ, Elle Decoration, Designer, Marie Claire and Glamour. Currently, there are 4 published books with Dzmitry’s works.
“Oxoye Chair” designed for Soca and presented in Milan (ISalone 2011) and “Parallel World” for V2Design have received awards in competition of INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AND DESIGN AWARDS (Paris France).
Besides his creation activity, Dzmitry successfully teaches design techniques at the Scuola Politechnica di Design. He is also a jury member for a prestigious contest for young designers, organized by Audi AG and Audi Russia.
In 2011 Dzmitry has created his own eyewear’s brand “Dzmitry Samal” dzmitrysamal.com
Every object represented here is unique and represents the combination of a futuristic and retro vision of design. It is a mix of a vintage aesthetic with advanced production elements. Dzmitry thinks that the future of design lies in combining our past experience and heritage with modern technology to make new creations.