About HomeDesignSo & the Team

At HomeDesignSo, we document inspiration. Our aim is to bring to our readers a steady set of resources that would help them visualize, create and maintain beautiful homes. Our emphasis is on visuals that motivate you. We cover architectural innovations, cool homes, ideas for specific rooms, new design trends, products and occasionally decor tips. We hope to become your one stop source for home design inspiration!

At here, our mission is to become a leading architectural firm in creative design solutions that resolve our clients’ social, environmental & economic needs.

To be viewed as a respected architectural firm, providing high quality design and services to our clients with honesty and integrity.

But, who’s running HomeDesignSo?



Olga Tyman

Olga Tyman

CEO & Founder

Olga is the owner of HomeDesignSo.com – she started the site back in July 2015, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

At just 24, Olga is now in charge of a small team that takes care of this site, keeps you updated with new home décor ideas every day and helps the site grow even more.

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Svetlanka Aloina

Svetlanka Aloina

Full Time Editor

Svetlanka’s career started after four years of cultural studies and an award-winning honor thesis on postmodernism. She lives in Bishkek — a fast-developing city that drowns in greenery and mixes various cultures, loves to visit new places and take roads trips, which somehow often happen by train.

She also likes cats, food, and good quality TV shows.

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Ksunya Yakovleva

Ksunya Yakovleva

Full Time Editor

Lover of dark chocolate, pastel colours, and yoga, Yakovleva is a lifestyle blogger and travel vlogger from Toronto. After completing her Bachelor degree in music production, Yakovleva embarked on a global vlogging adventure across Europe and Asia.

Inspired by the fashion, architectural design, and culture seen on her travels, Yakovleva shares her experiences online to inspire others to live healthy and creative lifestyles.

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Anna Maminska

Anna Maminska

Full Time Editor

From the outskirts of Poland, I couldn’t imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Uniwersytet Warszawski at Ostrołeka, Ostroleka, Poland, I’m a lover of words.

Anna is a lover of simple DIYs and has a soft spot for spray paint projects and yarn crafts. Her goals include having as many dogs as humanly possible, becoming a published writer, and moving to Iceland when it’s time to retire.

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Katya Larina

Katya Larina

Staff Writer

Katya Larina is an entrepreneur, marketer and writer, which helps to educate online sellers on how to grow their businesses across the web. She’s a longtime entrepreneur, who’s run profitable businesses with zero paid advertising.

She enjoys collaborating with others, building strong business relationships, and helping customers and co-workers grow and succeed. From the outskirts of Moscow, I couldn’t imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Moscow State University at Moscow, Russia.

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Ekaterina Behm

Ekaterina Behm

Staff Writer

Ekaterina Behm is a freelance writer and editor based in Berlin, Germany, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She’s a jill-of-all-trades marketer with a 10-year background in growth and content marketing.

She is a home design and interior decorating photographer, and avid eater of her favorite food – Steak and Pizza. Her favorite things include spinach artichoke dip, cashmere sweaters, and impromptu dance parties. In her free time, Ekaterina enjoys exploring Berlin and decorating her downtown apartment.

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Ann Mihaylova

Ann Mihaylova

Full Time Editor

Ann’s career started after four years of cultural studies and an award-winning honor thesis on postmodernism. She lives in Moskwa — a fast-developing city that drowns in greenery and mixes various cultures, loves to visit new places and take roads trips, which somehow often happen by train.

She also likes cats, food, and good quality TV shows.

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Maria Kuprianova

Maria Kuprianova

Staff Writer

She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.

She started writing for HomeDesignSo in March 2010 and she´s been doing it ever since. She lives in a world of fantasy full of elves and mages but when it´s time to get things done she´s always right there where she´s needed.

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Tatyana Kogut

Tatyana Kogut

Staff Writer

Tatyana Kogut is Moskwa full time graphic designer by day and multitasking diy lady at night’n’day. With cofounder Irene, she “throws creativity around like confetti!”.

Apart from going nuts for succulents and having a secret love (well, not so so secret!) for home decor, when she doesn’t blog she dances tribal fusion bellydance or watches New Girl while sipping a giant soy cappuccino. Oh, let’s not forget her extreme messyness! A creative mind, what can one say.

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Monika Kołakowska

Monika Kołakowska

Staff Writer

Monika Kołakowska is a blogger and designer maker who is passionate about handmade living and organisation. She has a passion for all things crafty and spends most of her days coming up with projects from DIY jewelry to home décor, DIY fashion, and more!

She is enthusiastic about modernist design, collecting too many plants, sewing her own textiles and weird secondhand goodies. Based in Moskwa, she draws inspiration from her local creative community and the fascinating native flora.

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