Architect by training, Teodor Frolu is a successful entrepreneur in creative industries (communication, multimedia, architecture, design and urban regeneration). In the last 10 years he developed in collaboration with the Olympian Ivan Patzaichin a new platform concerned with the revitalization of traditions from the perspective of the human – nature perspective.
The PATZAIKIN Ecosystem, conceptualized as a collaborative entrepreneurship between artists, architects, designers and passionate craft people, promotes the transfer of material and immaterial resources from the local rural heritage, guided by its creative experience and distilled through contemporary design. It integrates the wisdom of nature, the management of natural resources and lessons learned from the traditional approach with innovation and the needs of the modern world, materialising into fashion and product design (wood boats, décor ceramics, etc.)
The artisanal products developed under the PATZAIKIN Ecosystem highlight the rural-urban connection. Apart from the seasonal trends of fashion, the clothes become a very personal layer for timeless expression. The latest collection, “de cânepă”, plays with the architecture of shapes, the asymmetry of surfaces, encompassing textures and colours from the fairy-tale-like atmosphere of the Danube Delta. Engaging with the traditional wisdom of the Romanian hemp heritage, PATZAIKIN proposes a garment that will respond to your urban needs as much as those of your adventures in the wild.