Ekaterina Khramkova

Professional experience

From 2007 – Lumiknows Ltd., Moscow, Founder
From 2006 – British Higher School of Arts & Design, Moscow, Lecturer
2006-2007 – SmirnovDesign, Ltd. Moscow, Managing Director
2003-2005 – SmirnovDesign, Ltd. Moscow, Head of Business Development Division
2002-2003 – Moscow State University named after Lomonosov, Assistant Professor
2001 – Chiba University (Japan), Part-time Lecturer
1999-2001 – Russian Imagery Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Co-founder, Director


2005-2006 – Brunel University, London, MA Design and Branding Strategy with distinction
1995-1999 – Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Anthropology & Ethnography, Moscow, PhD Ethnography & Social Anthropology
1991-1995 – Moscow State University named after Lomonosov, MSc Economic Geography of Foreign Countries with commendation

Some publications

(1) IDEO: Looking at the world through other people’s eyes, Identity, Winter 2006;
(2) Product design: in search for product identity, Identity, Summer 2005;
(3) Industrial design for the electronic ambient, Electronic components, 2005, #6;
(4) Problems of visualization in industrial design, CAD/CAM/CAE Observer, September, 2003;
(5) Phenomenon of marginal ethnicity in Western anthropology, Ethnographic review, 1999, #2;
(6) Spirit of Americanism and marginal ethnicity, USA: economics, politics, ideology, 1998, #11;
(7) Typology of the Weltanschauung in the context of information processing: East – West comparisons, Cultural geography review, 1997, #11.

Other information

Languages Russian (Mother Tongue) 
English (Fluent) 
German (With a dictionary) 
Japanese (Basic)