Katerina Semenko is a multidisciplinary designer, inventor and entrepreneur who works across industrial, fashion and conceptual design. She translates humanistic metaphors into objects and spaces. Katerina has received more than 30 international design awards, including A' Design Award, James Dayson Award, Audi Best Practice Gallery Award and others. She received her MA in Interior Design, as well as first international publications, while living in Russia. She developed cross-discipline collaborations and launched her first mass-products in the U.S., and established her business, Semenko Design, here in Canada. She believes that genuine design should be like astronautics, combining both the greatest material achievements of humanity and our inherent longing for idealistic ideas.