tochka & tochka is a studio and a brand for art design. Rada Dicheva, designer, and Kalin Valchev аrе people with similar values and different qualities and responsibilities that complement their work. The studio creates interior design, tableware and accessories in short series. The variety of materials they use includes porcelain, ceramics, paper, metal and rubber, and they are often hand-processed, as excellent material knowledge and precise workmanship contribute to good results. What is always present in their luminaires, mirrors, kitchenware and jewelery is the striving for minimalist shapes with а clear idea, a pure silhouette and a special attention to the detail.
Rada Dicheva is a designer and founder of the studio, born in 1969. She has a Master degree in Ceramics from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia.
Kalin Valchev is a member and a partner of the studio, born in 1974.
DESIGN IS: direction, journey, an opportunity to meet the aesthetics with the function. Good design is art.
AWARDS AND PARTICIPATIONS:
tochka & tochka takes part in design forums such as: Sofia Design Week, Plovdiv Design Week, Viena Design Week, Object Rotterdam
2017 – Wins a competition of 24Kitchen for a plate inspired by the traditions of the Balkans. The plate became part of 24Kitchen’s advertising campaign for “New Balkan cuisine with Bozhana”.
2016 – Souvenir “I love Vitosha” for Take away Sofia – a new design for the Bulgarian souvenir. Curators: Studio Komplekt
2015 – Participation in Museum of Less Ordinary, Curators: Studio Komplekt
2014 – Design of a tile for the brand SHARKA, brand of Bulgarian modern ceramic tiles.
2012 – Workshops for Timeheroes Org., Bulgaria.
2011 – Participation in the exhibition “Couleur Locale” Budapest.
2009 – “Birds” – composition for the façade of TESTA gallery, Sofia.
CLIENTS AND COOPERATIONS:
Clients: Coppa della Maga, Pernod Ricard – Bulgaria, Madjarov, Before 10, Studio Solidoro – Italy, University for Uoy – Italy
Collaborations: TESTA gallery, Sariev Gallery, I / O architects, FUNKT, ARHABITS, PS-architects, studio Dont DIY, NEXT-DC and others.