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.
"I am Cuban, I left Cuba only on political reasons 16 years ago. So I went to the USA, Miami. I was there for 3-4 years and then I was working in Holland for short period of time. It was my first touch of Europe. In Europe you work to live, in America you live to work. I am not afraid of working, but once a moment comes when you say: “Why?” So I decided to come to Ukraine..." This is how Nelson's story begins, the Cuban man who lives in Kyiv and runs Habana club, singing passionate songs and making friendship with Ukrainians. He shares his perception of this country comparing it to Cuba.