Design brunch with UAFM

Never eat alone! Eat with UAFM!

Friends, we invite you to the fifth NEW YEAR’S Design brunch with UAFM, which will take place on December 15.

The whole world is moving towards sustainable development, waste reduction and the creation of products from eco-friendly materials. We know that furniture manufacturers are also concerned about this issue.

Therefore, on the eve of the New Year, we will meet to get the key to new approaches to production, which in the long run will help not only to gain more customer loyalty, but also to save our planet.

We have invited speakers who are working towards environmental transformation in the field of design and are ready to share their knowledge and experience with us. Together we will talk about innovative technologies and materials for furniture production. Learn about new approaches to creating furniture.

Event speakers:

Yova Yager, chief designer and founder of YOVA YAGER hospitality design studio.

Topic: trends in materials.

What we will talk about:

  • What is responsibility & sustainability in design.
  • Innovative materials in world and Ukrainian design.
  • Recycled materials.
  • From waste to product.
  • Experimental YY Mico collection of hemp and mushrooms

Julia Beletskaya, S.Lab

Topic: rethinking the materials we use.

Let’s talk about:

  • Properties of products from technical hemp and mushroom mycelium.
  • How to grow packaging, building materials and decor elements from technical hemp and mushroom mycelium.

Dr William Chizhovsky, CEO The Good Plastic Company

Topic: goodbye, bad plastic, hello, good plastic!

Let’s talk about how to use post-industrial and post-consumer plastic waste to create exciting materials.

Julia Yalanzhi, artist, designer, co-founder of Yalanzhi Objects

Topic: Environmental friendliness as a philosophy of modern design.

Let’s talk about recyclables and biological materials.


Let’s spend 2021 together with friends and like-minded people for good!



Seats are limited to 30 people.

Location: Urban Space 500

Event duration: 4 hours

Participation fee:

UAH 700 for UAFM members
UAH 1,400 for non-members of UAFM


See you!

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