Born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg, Russia) in 1953, Boris graduated from the Higher School of Art and Industry, St. Petersburg in 1975. He began his career as an industrial and graphic designer at VNIITE, Leningrad, where he designed a wide range of industrial products.
In 1983 moved to Denmark founding Boris Berlin Design.
In 1987 he is co-founder and partner of Komplot Design and in 2010 he is founding partner of Iskos-Berlin Design.
Boris Berlin’s activities are mainly within product and furniture design, but he also undertakes exhibition and graphic design projects.
In his design he focuses on experimenting with new technologies and materials exploring their possibilities and impact on design of everyday objects.
The geography of his clients spreads from Denmark and Sweden to USA and Japan, including such companies as Gubi, Hay, Muuto, Normann, Fritz Hansen, R+R, Källemo, Tendo Mokko, Stylex Seating, Jot.Jot and so forth.
His designs received numerous distinctions and design awards, among them: Dansk Designpris, G-Mark (Japanese Golden Design Award), The Forum AID Award: Best Nordic product, Red Dot – Best of the Best Award, Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, etc. and his works are represented in design museums around the world, among them: Design Museum Denmark, Trapholt,
Member of association Design Denmark/Dd
Member of Danish Design Council
Owner Boris Berlin Design,
Founding Partner of KOMPLOT Design & ISKOS-BERLIN Design