ABOUT FAINA

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.

Following the philosophy of live design, the FAINA collection is released two times per year — during Winter and Summer solstice, days of natural renewal.

In 2018 brand launched a unique project — design expedition “Land inspires” aimed to draw attention to the rich cultural heritage of Ukraine. Explore more here.


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.


In 2019 Yakusha Design opened a residential showroom of FAINA in Belgium, Brussels. Now the studio works internationally both on private and commercial projects focusing on live design and sustainable approach.

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"Like our ancestors, I believe in the spiritual essence of things, the souls of our objects. And it's one of the core elements of what we call live design — creating something that is alive. Something with a spirit"

Victoria Yakusha.

Awards

2024 Dezeen List

Viktoriia Yakusha has been included in The 50 most powerful women in architecture and design

2024 SILVER Award IDA

Winner Workplace Interior Design Unit Space

2022 Design Miami/Basel

Best curio show

2024 GOLD Award IDA

Winner Interior Designer of the Year

2023 4 Future Awards

Gold Award Product design (health and wellbeing) - Chandelier in the B14 UNIT.City business space

2021 Dezeen Awards

An emerging design studio of the year

2024 SILVER Award IDA

Winner Conceptual Products MOVCHUN

2023 L A M P International Lighting Design Competition

Best Professional Floor Lamp - SONIAH

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