- Култура и традиција
Thu, 07/08/2010 - 13:44
Nikola Eftimov (born 6 October 1968 in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) is a Macedonian fashion designer and visual artist. He graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje (Graphic Art and Fashion Design, 1993) and completed the master studies at Accademia Italiana in Florence, Italy.
After the three years working experience (2006-09) as an academic manager and professor at Accademia Italiana Skopje, currently he is occupied with the researches for his PhD thesis. In October 2009 he started to teach at the Faculty for Art and Design, European University in Skopje. He has a wide range of professional interests (fashion as art, fashion as communication, theory and history of costume and fashion, experimental fashion techniques, men`s wear, theory of collection, haute couture, photography) and his work is focused on research of gender, cultural and social issues of the costume and fashion.
From 1994 to 1997 he participates in group exhibitions of graphic art and drawing (1997, Macedonian Drawing `96 - Award from the National and University Library Skopje). The period between 1992 and 2010 is marked with intensive work in the fields of fashion and costume design. In 2005 he won `The Coca Cola light fashion design award` that enabled him presentation of the winning design in Florence and the position of professor at Accademia Italiana Bangkok (2005-2006).