Ukrainian design received a Parisian registration
Product design by the Ukrainian studio Sergey Makhno Architects was selected for a permanent exhibition in the Paris gallery Mettlesome Design. The art space is located on the corner of the Champs Elysees in the heart of Paris — 10 minutes from the Arc de Triomphe. Now at the salon between the Bentley showroom and the Louis Vuitton single-brand department store, there is The Elephant chair and two Khmara lamps from the Ukrsavana collection. In this gallery, the Ukrainian design is exhibited for the first time.
Gallerist, architect, and designer Andrea Perino says that for their studio, things are chosen very carefully. Everything matters: idea, quality, story of the product and its author.
Ukrsavana is the world where Ukrainian traditions and nature are the main co-authors of designers. It is a place far from the city and worries, where the notion of "bustle" remains unknown. Products and decor here live out of time and create their own rules.
Khmara lamp is designed to illuminate the world with tenderness. Rain never falls from it. It smells like cotton candy and tastes like a summer morning. Khmara turns the ceiling into a sky full of birds singing.
Armchairs and sofas from The Elephants collection got tremendous ears when inhabitants of Ukrsavana needed a sense of comfort and solitude. Wood and textiles, smoothed corners, streamlined shapes. The Elephants are always on guard of your personal space.
The Ukrsavana project was presented at the Ukrainian Design Brands Vol2 collective stand at one of the most important international events in the design field — the Maison&Objet-2019 exhibition, and one of the Khmara lamps was selected for the trend zone "What's New?". The exhibition was held on January 18-22 in the suburbs of Paris, where products were selected to the Parisian gallery.
Authors of the exhibits: the founder of the studio Sergey Makhno, the chief architect Illia Tovstonog and the head of the product design department Ihor Havrylenko.
More about items with a Parisian registration — on the makhno.shop official site.