The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, now in its ninth year, is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces. This year four Ukrainian restaurants got into shortlist of this prestigious design award.
Photo: Alterhaus Alterhaus service in Ukraine works the same way as many German construction companies: it is possible to choose one of the suggested repair options directly on the website, immediately calculate the cost and enter the ready-made apartment in 50 days.
The trend for folk-inspired fashion has now hit the interiors’ world and Ukrainian interior design market is not an exception. Folk motifs in interior design lend a cheerful, bohemian element to your home and give a chance to create a special kind of authenticity with bright colors and bold, appealing patterns. Many Ukrainian brands and indie makers are eagerly joining the folk-inspired fashion trends and offer interesting interior design items for homes and offices.
«Destinations» rounds up a list of up-and-coming Ukrainian furniture brands that offer hip, modern and quite affordable items that could be a welcome addition to the interior design of your home or office space.
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.
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».
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 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.
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.
«We often laugh with Katerina when I tell her: «Oops, it seems that I created a lamp again». Even the people who know us for a long time and know that we do everything in terms of interior design, sometimes forget about it and ask us: «Yeah, lamps are cool, but do you work with interiors?» And it's funny,» - Dan Vakhrameyev says.
The young Ukrainian designer Nastasia Amai is a founder and director of AMAI designlab. In her lab she creates things that evoke emotions, surprise and bring joy and fun. She participates in many competitions, specialized design exhibitions. Her works are published in the leading magazines about interior and object design.
Late fall and winter in Kyiv can be really grey and depressive. However, it is possible to find some spring inspiration in flowers. LoraShen can create a real festival of positive emotions any time of year.
A pioneer of post-Soviet Era of Real Estate market in Ukraine, Terry Pickard founded his company way back in 1992. During those 25 years, Pickard Real Estate & Asset Services has opened a line of specialized divisions, offering services in brokerage, leasing, and property management. Sure enough, Mr. Pickard faced multiple challenges of opening and sustaining business in a foreign country, yet he managed not only to overcome those, but find one more passion in his life. By founding The Connoisseur Club, Terry Pickard gathered fans of exquisite fine dining, who review various cuisine restaurants in Kyiv. Now he shares his challenges and achivements while living in Ukraine as well as his expectations about the future.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations expects the world population to reach 10 billion people by 2050, which will boost demand for food. Can Ukraine leap at the chance and become a key player in the food market? What windows of opportunity are open today? Vladyslava Rutytska, a member of National Reform Council, vicepresident of SigmaBleyzer and AgroGeneration, has shared her views on these and other topical agribusiness issues with us.