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(Archive) Class of 23: Vilnius Academy of Arts

Graduation projects created by seven women designers

This project was part of DDW 2023
Take a Seat. Lithuanian folk furniture profiles — © Emilija Daraskeviciute

Vilnius Academy of Arts presents a selection of recent graduation projects created by seven women designers: JUSTINA STIPINAITE, PAULINA VASILIAUSKAITE, EMILIJA GLOBYTE, IEVA GUDELAITYTE, DIJUOTA ZILYTE, EMILIJA DARASKEVICIUTE and MARTA ILEVICIUTE.

What to expect?

The full spectrum of works from furniture, fashion and collectable design, to material research will be showcased at Klokgebouw. Welcome to know more about traditional furniture and Lithuanian mythology, explore design and material research process, take a look at performative and collectable design pieces.


Take a Seat by Emilija Daraskeviciute. Inspired by the Lithuanian folk furniture profiles, these benches share a modular design with dry joints and connector that allows for user to create a personalised bench combination.

Swamp Over the Witches by Paulina Vasiliauskaite - objects made from 24 ash planks from designer grandfather's workshop, poetically embodying the cycle of a day.

Bony Lamp by Justina Stipinaite is a wall lamp created by applying irrational design solutions the starting point of which is the material and its potential.

Arthospira Platensis biomaterial by Dijuota Zilyte creative research project invites us to reflect on the creation of new corporeality and new forms of life.

Change by Emilija Globyte is the embossed copper object which marks the change in body positions, highlighting the lines of the body in synergy with the sitting surface.

City Collection by Ieva Gudelaityte is a furniture collection inspired by unintentional design in Vilnius city and its inhabitants.

Safe place by Marta Ileviciute is a fashion design collection that adopts clothing to convey the sense of security and nostalgia brought by home.

Swamp Over the Witches — © Paulina Vasiliauskaite

Bony Lamp — © Justina Stipinaite

Arthospira Platensis biomaterial — © Dijuota Zilyte

Change - The Performative Design Object — © Emilija Globyte

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