Varvara Kronberg (Zhemchuzhnikova) is clothing and textile designer and artist, originally from Moscow, Russia, who lives and works in Port Moody, BC, Canada. She recently finished her Master degree in Fashion and Clothing Design at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Helsinki, Finland).
Her working practices focus on sustainable development and emotional attachment in design and textiles. She worked as a Fashion and Textile designer for various fashion brands, also as a costume designer for circus, theatre and dance companies, nowadays she mostly works independently as a clothing and textile pattern designer. Varvara’s design practice was recognized and awarded in multiple contests and shows in Russia and Finland. Her zero waste practice was featured in several international publications, her art projects have been presented in several exhibitions in Finland and Canada.