42 design commune is a group of graphic designers from the North. The group consists of the core members Viktor Tyapkov, Nadezhda Staritsyna, Maria Balasheva, Nick Vymorkov and has collaborated with other graphic designers.
Being based in Arkhangelsk, Russia, the group has worked for Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Pikene på Broen, Arkhangelsk Artist Union, Northern Maritime Museum, Russian Arctic National Park.
The group masters animation, graphic design, interacative installations video and most of the visual production.
Viktor Tyapkov also works as an independent designer leading hrntpgrphc project, which makes posters for exhibitions, festivals in Northern Russia and Norway and supports music bands with interactive visuals for concerts (Supernobody, Six Dead Bulgars and Moon Far Away).
Maria Balasheva also works as an independent designer and running a project Yesmemaze.
Viktor Tyapkov: behance.net/hronotop
Maria Balasheva: behance.net/Yesmemaze