Welcome to Kwiat Designs.

 

 Raised in a small town west of Ottawa, Ontario, I wasn't always able to be my true self. However, I was lucky enough to have some very strong people in my family that encouraged expression and freedom of thought. I will always be grateful to them for being my guidance and support. As a young child, I was taught the techniques to sketch, write, dance or do anything that allowed my mind to project itself into something physical. 

 

 One day while trying to decorate a room, I became frustrated at the bland selection in lighting. I didn't want just a light in a room but rather something beautiful during the day while the light was off and then have it transcend into something more at night.  So, I got the idea to make my own.

 

 After a year of researching, learning and shadowing some amazing Trades people, I finally had the tools needed to start my first lamp. In the middle of building, I began to think of all the people who had helped me and with every single piece I chose, painted, molded, stitched and glued...  a character took shape. Each lamp is created with its own personality and story, which is why they are all named.

 

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 Within this site you will be able to explore my creative process and finished works.