Arseny Vesnin (aka Arsart) is a visual designer and design observer living and working in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He begun his web design career in 1998. Later, in 2003, has started the first Russian design observing magazine - Designcollector. After graduating from design university in 2005 he begun a professional career as Visual/UI Designer and always open for career abroad.
Most of his spare time he gives to Designcollector Network. A group of sites (DC, DC TV, DC News) based on Designcollector.net platform. He focused on observing anything positive and creative from all over the world and reveal the talents on sites and social networks (T, F, B). DCN has established partnership with: ADCR, Electrolux Labs, Philips Design, FITC, OFFF, TOCA ME, MadinSpain, ColaLife and etc. Since 2009 he has become a partnership member of the KDU and the affiliate member of DAHRA (Designers Against Human Rights Abuse). Also he take a part in rapid journalism project Media140.
For the last six years Designcollector became a platform for forming Arseny's experience in design observing and curating hence he became a guest curator on Behnace.net and is unofficial curator of its Russian section. The ideal goal is to promote Russian talents worldwide and give world a chance to admire creative works from the six part of Earth.