UKOVMI blog

BEYOND THE BORDERS OF SLOVAKIA (Summer 2020)

BEYOND THE BORDERS OF SLOVAKIA (Summer 2020)

The Blacksmith's Art Studio UKOVMI has been operating in Slovakia since 1998. Over the years, it has expanded its operations abroad...

OAK TREE FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES (February 2020)

OAK TREE FURNITURE AND ACCESSORIES (February 2020)

Our latest offer is enriched with handmade tables, lighting, and wall clocks made of oak wood, which we create in cooperation with artistic woodworkers...

NEWLY OPENED SHOWROOM (December 2019)

NEWLY OPENED SHOWROOM (December 2019)

In the Blacksmith's Art Studio UKOVMI in Kanaš in eastern Slovakia, we have extended the showroom for you by another floor. We invite you to the newly opened premises...

MASTER BLACKSMITH FORMERLY AND TODAY (Summer 2019)

MASTER BLACKSMITH FORMERLY AND TODAY (Summer 2019)

He gives a tenderness and sensibility to normal raw iron - master blacksmith formerly and today. Slovak magazine IN THE VILLAGE

WE'RE HELPING TO REVIVE CULTURAL MONUMENTS (April 2019)

WE'RE HELPING TO REVIVE CULTURAL MONUMENTS (April 2019)

If the sun drives you out into the countryside and you can climb one of the East Slovak castles, you will be greeted by a forged, grilled contribution box...

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ACHIEVE ROMANTIC ACCENT IN THE INTERIOR?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ACHIEVE ROMANTIC ACCENT IN THE INTERIOR?

The blacksmith UKOVMI offers interior furniture in a romantic, historic or modern style...

THE BEAUTY OF THE LIGHTS IN THE ARTISTIC BLACKSMITH UKOVMI

THE BEAUTY OF THE LIGHTS IN THE ARTISTIC BLACKSMITH UKOVMI

For twenty years, iron has been converted into unique works in one of the eastern Slovakian blacksmith workshops in the village Kanaš... (Magazine STAVEBNÍCTVO A BÝVANIE)

BROTHERS STARTED IN A BARN, TODAY THEY'RE LOOKING BEYOND BORDERS

BROTHERS STARTED IN A BARN, TODAY THEY'RE LOOKING BEYOND BORDERS

A blacksmith holds an iron rod with a red-hot end in a vice. He takes a hammer in his hand and begins...

NEW TYPES OF EXTERIOR LIGHTS (April 2018)

NEW TYPES OF EXTERIOR LIGHTS (April 2018)

We have developed new types of exterior lights for you – Granny, Historic and Classic / T. You can find wall lamps, hanging lights and garden stand lights...

FORGED PINE TREE AS A MOTIF FOR INTERIOR ACCESSORIES (April 2018)

FORGED PINE TREE AS A MOTIF FOR INTERIOR ACCESSORIES (April 2018)

A masterpiece of art – this is how we can name the extraordinary hand-forged railing with the natural motif of the pine tree...

UKOVMI - BLACKSMITH'S ART STUDIO

UKOVMI - BLACKSMITH'S ART STUDIO

Since iron gets the most beautiful shapes between the hammer and the anvil, in 1998 the company UKOVMI was founded by the artistic blacksmiths Miro and Martin Poloha...

GATES AND FENCES

GATES AND FENCES

Gates and fences play an important role today, delimiting private land, providing protection to children, pets, and privacy to the owners. To a considerable extent, they also find the aesthetic role that represents the user's building...

LUXURY INTERIOR LIGHTS

LUXURY INTERIOR LIGHTS

Lighting is currently an essential addition to housing and its choice plays an important role in furnishing interior and exterior spaces not only as a utility but also as a decoration...

REST AND RELAX IN THE GARDEN

REST AND RELAX IN THE GARDEN

The first sunny days are in front of the door and we are starting to look forward to planning a summer season, which inseparably includes a garden party, the smell of a barbecue...

IT IS BETTER TO GIVE

IT IS BETTER TO GIVE

May is a month of love, a time when blooming trees and meadows attract not only couples in love. Everything comes to life and brings new hope and joy even where sadness, loneliness or pain have ruled for a long time...

CHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE EXTERIOR RAILING

CHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE EXTERIOR RAILING

The construction of a private house, cottage or other building is usually related to the selection of exterior railings, which provide primarily protection and safety...

FORGED FLOWER POT HOLDERS AND FLOWER POTS

FORGED FLOWER POT HOLDERS AND FLOWER POTS

If you are one of those who loves flowers and are looking for a solution for flower pots and flower pot holders for your windows, balcony, you can find inspiration in this article...

WHEN IRON IS A PASSION

WHEN IRON IS A PASSION

What people wrote about us... MAGAZINE TOP TRENDS IN HOUSING “From the very beginning of my cooperation with you, I realized very quickly that order at any cost was not your priority....

WINE CELLARS

WINE CELLARS

The wine cellar has its place not only in the area of maturation and storage of wine but also in the world of architecture and design. At times, underground or semi-underground spaces constructed of stone or clay were used only to store food supplies...

PARK OF NATURE

PARK OF NATURE

In eastern Slovakia, in the town Prešov, at the end of the 2015 a horse riding area, the Park of Nature with Restaurant Zwicker, was opened. This unique place offers its customers food, horse riding, accommodation in four rooms, wellness... 

GRILLING AND GARDEN PARTIES ARE UNDERWAY

GRILLING AND GARDEN PARTIES ARE UNDERWAY

The season of weekends at the cottage or in the garden is underway. Summertime is spent in the circle of family and friends...

SUN CLOCK – unique in Slovakia

SUN CLOCK – unique in Slovakia

NEW TIME, a popular newspaper across Slovakia, has published an article on exceptional sundials that have been made in the blacksmith studio UKOVMI...

LUXURY EXTERIOR LIGHTS

LUXURY EXTERIOR LIGHTS

Outside lighting is now primarily a utility necessity, but certainly belongs also to decorations and exterior equipment. Artistic blacksmith UKOVMI creates and produces forged exterior as well as interior lights...

FIREPLACE TOOLS AND FIREWOOD RACKS

FIREPLACE TOOLS AND FIREWOOD RACKS

After the long summer days, the period of short days is coming to us again, the sun is more spare for its rays and light every day. The garden, gazebo, and terrace are stored for winter rest...

FORGED AND STAINLESS STEEL INTERIOR FURNITURE

FORGED AND STAINLESS STEEL INTERIOR FURNITURE

Artistic blacksmithing is an ancient craft, but today it is a part of decoration and modern design, where resistance combines with noble shape...

CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND DECORATIONS

CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND DECORATIONS

Just a few days separate us from the joyful, and for most of us, the most popular holidays of the year. The time we spend in the family circle, with friends, simply with those we love...