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  • Recycling Centers

    We love the environment, and sustainability has become one of our core values. We are constantly looking for creative ways to recycle as much and as accurately as possible and in this process we realized that there is a component that we have not yet integrated: the exchange of information with you. To “fix” this…

  • SIMINA FILAT Grand Award Jury Professional Member

    A’ Design Award and Competition is the largest design competition in the world, with awards for best design, design concepts, products, and services. This year, a Romanian woman is part of the jury of this prestigious competition. Simina Filat, one of the most well-known Romanian producers of leather products, recognized for her innovative design, but also…

  • RE PAP by Simina Filat

    RE PAP being “A brand born in pandemics” (quoted from Elis Popescu – Designist) had its launch in the form of a closed circuit exhibition, in a contemporary urban location, AwE Works – Palace of the Universe, on October 21, 2020, having Nespresso brand as exclusive partner. The brand name is the word “paper” written in…

  • Virtual Gallery for Revival Collection

    Click for the VIRTUAL TOUR Recycling, upcycling and zero waste is what we are doing at Simina Filat Design studio, transforming those concepts into our core values for our design work.   We are using the concept of recycling and upcycling long before knowing its true meaning. Since 2010 we have been using textile and leather…

  • “REVIVAL” – Sustainable MiniCollection signed by Simina Filat

    Every year the fashion industry produces an estimated 92 million tonnes of textile waste and is responsible for 20 percent of the wastewater produced worldwide and ten percent of global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and shipping combined*. So it is easy to understand this huge desire from both brands and consumers to…

  • Simina Filat Design @ FuoriSalone Digital 2020

    It is no news that the coronavirus pandemic has put on hold the whole world and many industries have been forced to reinvent themselves. Events, trade shows, international fashion and design weeks have been reborn in digital and thus countless online platforms have appeared that have successfully taken the place of live events. This is…

  • February 2020. LaManufacture Paris, France. Design collaboration with Milena Laquale, Italian designer.

    “La Manufacture is a brand where design and fashion collide. A brand where a certain je ne sais quoi of French allure meets the best Italian craftsmanship. A certain idea of French lifestyle (re)interpreted by world-renowned international designers. Each collection will highlight world-class craftsmanship, timeless aesthetics and enduring quality. After years spent dreaming of making…

  • October 2019. The “Audience Award” Materia Leather Fair, the most voted designer in the exhibition.

    MATERIA – Contemporary Leather Design Fair is a  platform-fair is dedicated to all designers and creators, who work in leather or have leather as their main working material. Simina Filat received the ‘Audience Award’ – Materia Leather fair 2019, beeing considered as the most voted designer of the event. The event took place at The…

  • June 2019: The Ruumy project is exhibited at the MOOD – MUSEUM OF DESIGN Exhibition, Ruumy Project, Como Lago, Italy.

    A’Design Award and Competitions in association with Museum of Design exhibits winner designs, as an opportunity for the laureates to present their awarded works to public.  Starting June 2019, Ruumy is exhibited permanently at the MOOD – MUSEUM OF DESIGN Exhibition, Como Lago, Italy.

  • June 2019. Nespresso.RE-ciclare, RE-naştere, RE-inventare.

    June 2019: Recycling project, Galateca Gallery and Nesspresso together with 9 Romanian artists, Project exhibited in the public space and Galateca Gallery, Bucharest, Romania. The art and design project RE-ciclare, RE-naştere, RE-inventare, staged by Galateca gallery for Nespresso brand has as inspiration the need for recycling, being in close connection with the identity concept  called…

  • May 2019: International Design Award Competition 2019, Lake Como, Italy. Bronze Award – Ruumy project.

    Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018 The well-known international design competition A ‘Design Award offered the bronze award in the furniture category to the Ruumy project – multifunctional furniture, created by Simina Filat. Winning this award is both important and interesting because, in the furniture category, the…

  • March 2019: European International Award, Worth Partnership Projects, Valencia, Spain

    In 2019, Simina Filat won the Worth Partnership Project award with the Ruumy project. The evaluation and selection process of the winning projects took place on March 1 and 2, 2019, in the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia. The competition brought together 183 applicants, of which 65 winners were chosen, who were supposed…

  • December 2018. Contemporary design workshop with Simina Filat for high-school students, WASP – Working Art Space and Production

    In December 2018, SiminaFilat Design started a series of Workshops for children, together with WASP Working Art Space and Production and 4Culture.

  • November 2018. Romanian Union of Plastic Artists “Design Award”

    The Romanian Union of Plastic Artists has nominated its best artists for 2017, during its Awards Gala which took place in Baia Mare, on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The award ceremony was attended by members of the Board of Directors of Romanian Union of Plastic Artists, along with many other personalities of public and cultural…

  • November 2018. National Exhibition of Contemporary Art “SNAC”, National Library of Romania, Bucharest-Romania.

    The Romanian Union of Plastic Artists, in partnership with the Romanian National Museum of Art, organized in November 2018, the National Salon of Contemporary Art (SNAC) – Centenary 2018, an event that marked 100 years of Romanian history. The exhibition was distinguished by the presence of an important number of visual artists – creators of…

  • October 2018. Exhibition Zain – Main Central Event, Cluj Napoca, Romania.

    The ZAIN creativity festival brings, for 10 days, the design in the heart of Cluj-Napoca. The fourth edition of the ZAIN design festival, held in October 2018, inspired by UniCredit Bank, boasted an extensive portfolio of events, on an area exceeding 800 square meters of exhibition space, where more than 100 Romanian designs were revealed…

  • May 2018. Ruumy @ Romanian Design Week 2018

    Romanian Design Week 2018, at The Phones Palace, Bucharest, Romania. Like every year, RDW‘s stated objectives were, from the beginning: promoting creative disciplines in Romania, the interaction between specialists in various fields of design, bringing an audience as wide as possible and disseminating a discourse on the potential of creative industries in general, but also…

  • January 2018. Ruumy Project on Shortlist of Lexus Design Award 2018

    In January 2018, the Ruumy project managed to enter the shortlist among 25 other designers, in the Furniture category, in the international Lexus Design Award competition. Lexus Design Award calls upon young creative talent around the world to “Design for a Better Tomorrow”. Since 2013, this international design competition has provided the chance of a…

  • July 2017. Ruumy Personal Exhibition @ Galateca Gallery Bucharest – curator Dr. Ioana Sanda Avram.

    The second personal exhibition of the designer Simina Filat opened to the public in the middle of 2017, to present the license project, but also the soul project of Simina Filat, RUUMY. Ruumy is more than a project, it is a concept that starts from the essence of the function of “holding” but also of…

  • September 2016. Satellite Event Collaboration “Contemporary Arts Festival” “Electro Camp” Venice.

    The project “Contemporary Perspectives on Romanian Interdisciplinary Art” started from the intention of the organizers (4Culture with the support of ICR, through the CentenArt program and in partnership with Live Arts Cultures (Venice)) to promote contemporary Romanian creation in an international context that enjoys recognition and visibility. Conceived as a mirror of the most representative…

  • February 2016. Personal exhibition “Keep an eye on me”

    “Keep an eye on me!” It is an urge launched by Simina Filat, a young designer with a special vision on the most important feminine accessory, Iulia Gorneanu, art curator, passionate about traditions and protector of Romanian heritage, in exclusive collaboration with Galateca Gallery. The past and the present, the old and the new, the…