Elevating Design Excellence with Irina Nikolaeva
Irina Nikolaeva, the lead at Design World in Miami, United States, has recently won the esteemed INT Interior Design Award for her outstanding work on the Orlando project. Explore the insights of this exceptional designer as she unveils her creative journey and the profound impact of winning the INT Award.
About the Project: Orlando by Design World
Irina Nikolaeva showcased her design prowess in the Orlando project, skillfully assembling a harmonious blend of contrasts. Subdued pastel hues, including light brown, white, and light gray, served as a backdrop, enabling the vibrant furniture and accessories to command attention. The deliberate focus on lines and shapes defined the stylistic energy, resulting in an interior that mirrored a carefully curated image.
Exclusive Interview with Irina Nikolaeva
1. Influences and Reflections on Creative Journey
Can you share how winning at the INT Awards has influenced your views on your creative journey or business?
Irina Nikolaeva: Experience and comprehensive research into the relationship between design and the psychology of human perception help me create interiors in which people feel psychological protection and tranquility.
2. Standout Moments, Challenges, and Surprises
What were the standout moments, challenges, or surprises you faced during the INT Awards submission and evaluation?
Irina Nikolaeva: For me, it was a challenge to myself and my work. It was exciting to showcase my work to everyone.
3. Sources of Inspiration and Creative Process
What inspires your creativity, and how do you approach the creative process in your interior design work?
Irina Nikolaeva: My work is a source of inspiration for me. I personally communicate with each client and do everything possible to achieve the desired goal: to create an exclusive interior design that reflects the client’s expectations and fits into the space. When I see that my clients are satisfied with the result of my work, I understand that my efforts are not in vain.
4. Impact on Credibility and Reputation
How do you expect the INT Award to impact your credibility and reputation in the interior design industry?
Irina Nikolaeva: I will proudly display my award on my website and share news of my victory with the world!
5. The INT Award Experience
As an INT Award winner, what aspects of the experience do you find most valuable, and would you recommend it to fellow interior designers?
Irina Nikolaeva: Every designer should participate in competitions of this scale, as it fosters professional growth and boosts self-esteem.
6. Future Plans with the INT Awards
Do you plan to apply for the next edition of the INT Awards?
Irina Nikolaeva: Of course, I plan to! It serves as an incentive for a creative flow and the discovery of new possibilities.