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FAINA / Yakusha Design

Yakusha Design
FAINA is the winner in the emerging design studio category of Dezeen Awards 2021

Public vote winner for emerging design studio of the year: Faina is a collection of live objects by Yakusha rooted in rich Ukrainian cultural heritage.

With a mission to pass the story, they link a sustainable approach to modern living with ancient crafts and traditions.

Following Faina's philosophy of live design, furniture, decor, and lighting are released only two times per year — during Winter and Summer solstice, days of natural renewal. Handcrafted in collaboration with local artisans, objects show the richness of live materials — clay, wood, willow vine or "ztista" — sustainable blend developed by Faina.

A design expedition is Faina's unique project to protect endangered crafts.


This studio has been shortlisted in the emerging design studio of the year category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: FAINA / Yakusha Design

Sponsors

  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
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  • Norse Projects
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  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Tom Dixon
  • Kvadrat

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