Kumvana Gomani is a Swedish-Canadian designer whose work is driven by her passion for beautiful objects, sweet memories, diverse cultures and great stories. Her collection, which includes jewelry, accessories and lifestyle products, draws upon her journeys to Cambodia, New Zealand, Africa, India and other countries across the globe. She combines her love of color and form with an appreciation of Scandinavia’s cool, sleek design to create a objects as unique as her own background and the countries she has called home.
Kumvana’s head office is located in Örebro, Sweden, although production is based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Her products can be found in stores around the globe, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and Stockholm’s Design Torget, Sweden’s leading retail showcase for innovative design.
An essential aspect of her design philosophy is ensuring that her creations are manufactured according to strict ethnical guidelines that neither exploit local producers nor harm the environment. She regularly works with artisans in the developing world to support local economies.
Kumvana regularly exhibits at international design and retail shows. In 2010, she took part in the renowned EcoChic event in Geneva. More recently, her work has been featured in Condé Nast’s Baku magazine, which focuses on international contemporary art, fashion and culture, and Finnair’s in-flight publication, Blue Wings.