ABOUT THE DESIGNER
FAINA is an authentic collection of furniture, lighting, and décor. Established in 2014 as a reflection of the strong social-cultural changes in Ukraine, FAINA takes roots in the country's cultural heritage and represents modern Ukrainian design. In 2019 interior by Yakusha Design was selected among the 5 best offices in the world by the Dezeen Awards, and the studio’s founder Victoria Yakusha gained the title the designer of the year — ELLE Decoration Design Award
Victoria Yakusha is a Ukrainian born architect, designer, founder of YAKUSHA studio and collection of live design FAINA, mother of four children.
Deeply inspired by Ukrainian culture and traditions, Victoria is associated with contemporary Ukrainian design, and known for creating her own unique style - 'live minimalism'.
Victoria earned an architectural degree at Prydniprovska State Academy and Institute of National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), France. In 2006, she established multidisciplinary studio YAKUSHA, today working within the field of architecture, interior design, product design, and creative direction.
Victoria’s architecture and interiors stand out by a laconic, but sensual approach. They are full of textures engaging all the senses and encouraging to feel the soul of the objects.
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