MIHAI DOBRE
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We believe in the extraordinary power of design to influence the quality of life

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ABOUT STUDIO

MihaiDOBRE | Architecture & Design

The studio was founded by Mihai DOBRE, in response to the growing demand for his distinctive design aesthetic and clever use of material details in an architectural and interior design context. It uses a bespoke approach for each client, rich in intellectual rigour and creativity, to create inspiring places with a powerful visual impact. Through a process of research and experimentation, carefully chosen materials and crafted details are used to help create unique and beautiful spaces.

We collaborate closely with clients, consultants, contractors and makers in the pursuit of creating finely crafted spaces that enhance the experience of the end users. Our works range in scale from architecture and interiors to lighting and furniture with a strong implementation of computational design and digital craftsmanship. Our designs integrate multiple perspectives through interdisciplinary collaboration that will lead to exciting and innovative application for clients and end-users. Our design process is the investigation that incorporates the usage of evolving design technologies to allow another dimension of possibilities. At same time we also are heavily involved in hands-on approach allowing us to understand the problems in multiple scales and test our ideas immediately.

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SERVICES

design | functionality | eco-responsability

TIMELINE

BIOGRAPHY

2007

TECHNICAL DRAWINGS & AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN

At the beginning of his career, Mihai DOBRE was focused on technical drawings and lately on automotive design using computer aided design technology (CAD). In 2007 he begins studies at the University of Architecture in Bucharest.
2010

INTERIOR & PRODUCT DESIGN

Mihai started working with Architects in Bucharest managing various heritage restoration projects, and in his hometown of Pitesti, begin collaboration with local architecture studios as interior designer for luxury hotels and restaurants. During this period has grown his passion for interior and product design. Inspired by Organic, Minimalist and early Parametric design styles, Mihai will design in the coming years various concepts of wooden furniture and accessories.
2011

3D CAD MODELING & VIRTUAL REALITY

He becomes licensed in advanced level operating for Autodesk softwares (3DStudioMax and Autocad) and Graphisoft Archicad with which he develop a collection of design products. At the same time, he began to study the first virtual reality (VR) technologies to create simulated experiences in his projects.
2013

CNC PRODUCTS & PROTOTYPES

Two years later, together with his best friend and fellow student, he founded his own workshop. Thus he produced on a small scale concepts in recent years made using CNC equipment for woodworking and plastics at the highest standards quality. In the coming years launching various collections of lighting, wall clocks and custom furniture.
2014

MASTER DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE

Mihai graduated Faculty of Architecture in 2014. His license project, "Marina Gardens - Urban Hotel in Singapore" is probably the most complex architectural project done by then. This project is strongly influenced by the Parametric Concept , the architectural style Mihai is talking about in his disquisition "Parametricism in Architecture". Among the personalities who inspired him we found Patrik Schumacher and Moshe Safdie.
2015

DESIGN DIRECTOR

“MihaiDOBRE | Architecture and Design” studio is established. At the same time, an exclusive collaboration is initiated with an international luxury furniture retailer that opens its first showroom in Eastern Europe in Bucharest. Mihai held the position of Design Director at this company, creating some of the most spectacular interior design projects over the following years.
2019

NETVERS PARTNERSHIP

The studio launches a strategic partnership with NETVERS group. Among the most important services offered by NETVERS companies we mention high-end digital graphics and luxury furniture production. Providing a production line at the highest European standards with modern CNC equipment, they developed together with MihaiDOBRE studio new collections of premium design products, internationally awarded.