Taiga is a community of young professionals, united by the idea of a free and useful work. The founders of the project are Mark Kalinin, Kateruna Cachavina and Maria Pavlikhina were found a nontrivial solution, implementing the project in an old mansion with views of the Peter and Paul fortress. Considering that small creative companies and freelancers will be pleased to work in the building where the stucco is not a substitute for drywall, huge window and the workspace can be virtually no limits to adapt themselves, the boys took home ofintended Peter I – P. I. Moshkova on the Palace embankment 20.
During the existence of the Taiga are gathered designers, architects, artists, musicians, advertisers, photographers, software developers, producers – those professionals, the end product of labour which is characterized by a verified style and uniqueness of solutions. The main thing that unites the inhabitants of this space – interest in their work and striving to acquire knowledge through collaboration.
At the moment, on the ground floor there are: typography, vegetarian café – bar Grønland in the Scandinavian style, Bureau Tsuladze, engaged in manufacturing activities, both urban and private scale, Studio of industrial design FORMA, as well as the design Studio Smiths Workshop, creating art objects from wood and related materials.
On the ground floor there is the headquarters of the "Taiga", advertising Agency Loki & the Universe, St. Petersburg point international network stations RTS FM, guitar showroom Guitarbank supplying instrumental orders from America, Japan and Europe, as well as a workshop on tailoring young designer Nina Shterenberg.
Bookstore Books & More, shop second – hand Comma, engineering workshop Anton Ninagawa, K. Room – educational project, helping to learn English and German languages.
The second floor is occupied by architectural Studio Architales and the Commonwealth of NERPA, Studio dot musicians D – Pulse, shop designer clothes and accessories 8 – store, graphic design Studio QusQus and KOMM", Studio mappila Sinica and teams working with web-site designers Bright Brains, designers and developers of social and high – tech projects Whitescape.
Third floor: a small and cosy hostel TAIGA hostel, Sewing workshop – a community of young people, specializing in fashion, and the project shiftline on manufacturing high quality and inexpensive guitar and bass effects.
The infrastructure space Taiga includes a cozy home cafe and friendly hostel with 10 seats. Center Taiga – White hall, which hosts exhibitions, festivals, photos and films, lectures, presentations, fashion shows, concerts musicians (from classical to electronica). In the warmer residents and guests of the Taiga are going outdoors in the courtyard of the mansion, which became the epicenter of the cultural life and just space for impromptu social meetings.
Dear friends, pay your attention, to the fact that the time and days of work of "Space Taiga" can change, so before visiting it we recommend you to call +7 (921) 799 – 51 – 96.