The Corcl is a round boat that can be used while sitting, kneeling, or standing, with a variety of paddles. It is also a newest project/collaboration between Alesina Design and Brigham Floats
MAKER, THINKER, LEARNER, TEACHER
With 15+ years of design practicing and 12 years of design teaching experience, Inna Alesina considers herself a maker and a thinker, a learner and a teacher. She thinks systematically as well as considers small details. She believes her role is to engage people and to protect ecology.
Multidisciplinary designer Inna Alesina was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, where she studied industrial design. She continued her studies at Parsons School of Design and later at Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work spans many disciplines and media including object design, performance wear, communication design, ergonomics, and most recently food systems. Inna Alesina is always looking for new areas to apply her design thinking. Her works have won numerous awards and recognition by the press. She also holds dozens of patents for her inventions.
The book she co-authored with Ellen Lupton, Exploring Materials: Creative Designs for Everyday Objects (2010) is available from Princeton Architectural Press. link