Author: Anya Balagurova
Date: 05 August, 2013
In the workshop Elena Bronskaya in the village on the Gulf of Finland Lahti sew bags, backpacks, purses and accessories on the marine theme, as well as repairing sails. The studio occupies two marine container located in the port of "Hercules". Previously, they were stored canned.
Installing containers and finishing the interior took about three months. One of the most labor-intensive stages proved installation: to place one container to the other, we had to build the entire structure of the iron beams, cook staircase and balcony. Two buildings joined by breaking through the wall between them. The cut through the metal casing of the window to appear in natural light. For these works have hired a professional team, while finishing engaged employees, their friends and acquaintances.
The container was completely aluminum, for the comfort of his sheathed with plates of chips and a bed inside a wooden floor. Initially the capacity used as a refrigerator, so did not have to further insulate it, and so it is well keeps the desired temperature.
One of the premises occupied by cutting tables and sewing machines, in the second there are shelves with accessories. There is also a kitchen with a bar overlooking the bay. In the recreation area there is a small bench, which is made with their own hands.