Spring is the season of apartment repairs in Ukraine. Locals usually plan some minor repair works around the house or apartment early in spring so they will finish them by Easter. Many families are painting their walls fresh or re-decorating while other start the major building projects with the arrival of warm weather. «Destinations» rounds up some ideas and tips on repairing your home.
The rental market in Ukraine is relatively new and hasn't established all the necessary rules yet. Soviet heritage, with its foreigner- incomprehensible laws, still has influence on rental rules in the form of renter frightening registration. And a touchy fear for their property forces landlords to check on their property personally instead of simply having the insurance clause in the contract.
Lviv is experiencing a construction boom at the moment. Dozens of residential complexes are being developed at the moment offering a wide array of apartments for sale. «Destinations» narrows down the most popular residential complexes in Lviv.
Villa Tugendhat Museum (Brno), Brno City Council, Lviv City Council, Lviv Architectural Union and Czech Republic Embassy in Lviv are happy to announce the opening of Villa Tugendhat Architectural Exhibition at Lviv Art Palace (17, Kopernika street, Lviv).
Photo by Anna Vishtak A few years ago Maxim Kuzmenko worked for a magazine, where he placed the advertising of his first handmade wooden bird feeder. And the amazing thing happened: there were people who wanted to buy it. It was time when Maxim decided to turn his hobby into business. This is the beginning of Woodville story.
Every year Pantone Color Institute experts choose ‘the color of the year’. They have just announced their latest selection for 2017 — greenery. According to Pantone, the bright yellow-green shade of 'Greenery' symbolizes the «reconnection of humans with nature».
Photo: shutterstock.com Bring cheer to your house this holiday season with some interesting Christmas home decorating ideas. «Destinations» and interior designer Oksana Lazarets (Sulyk Architects, Lviv) bring some useful tips how to make your house exceptionally festive, cozy and stylish this winter.
P & F Architectural Studio was established many years ago by Lidiya Pfayfer and Olga Fradina. Since then the designers created a lot of successful architectural objects in different European countries. We’ve met with Olga Fradina and talked about her new immersion into ceramics.
Photo Anna Vishtak About 4 years ago Svyatoslav Zbroy and Dmitry Bulgakov established ODESD2 industrial design bureau. Since that time they’ve produced and sold out about 160 types of furniture objects over the world, organized the school for designers and have been promoting “made in Ukraine” design as a competitive, top-grade and unique one.
Photo Viktoria Yakusha Her name is famous not only in Ukraine but also abroad. Her work was included in the “Best Home design” Swiss edition (40 best houses in the world) as well as into “Contemporary villas” collection. Her projects were published in Russian, Israeli, Georgian, Mexican magazines.
Photo: shutterstock.com Not everyone enjoys staying in hotels while travelling. Indeed, the option of renting a nice place in Kiev will save you some money and will make an unknown city feel more cozy and familiar. So, what about Kiev accommodation rent?
Photo by FILD Ukrainian object design is a young industry under development. The local Media started to talk about Ukrainian products about two years ago. Recently we can talk about noticeable development of Ukrainian object design.
HIS (Home Ideas Supply) is the Ukrainian interior design brand, as well as a platform uniting modern Ukrainian design companies. Its mission is the creation of an authentic design that provides an atmosphere for new achievements every day.
The Ukrainian rating agency has analyzed 56 housing complexes of the capital, comparing the actual features of the complexes with the existing requirements. As for the end of the 1st quarter of 2016, the first position of comfort rating of housing complexes in Kiev took KAN Development (as the best company) and the ‘Boulevard of Fountains’ residential complex.
In most cases the need to rent an apartment or a decision to buy property come along with a choice of reliable realty agency. If you are interested in any service that they can offer, check out the top 3 real estate agencies in Kiev.
Photo: Drommel Drommel is a startup company that produces modern Ukrainian furniture. Drommel reflects the best minimalistic contemporary design tendencies with only pine and steel used for production.