Zakhar Ivanisov

Founder and CEO of Soul & Lane
Interior Design
Home Decor
UVA's Darden School of Business
Meet Zakhar Ivanisov, a Seattle-based entrepreneur and design enthusiast at the helm of Soul & Lane. With a heart full of passion, Zakhar blends his business acumen and a keen eye for aesthetics to create spaces that are as inviting as they are stylish. His venture into the world of home decor and organization reflects a unique fusion of entrepreneurial spirit and a genuine love for transforming living spaces.


  • Entrepreneurial Journey: Zakhar launched a distinctive line of home decor products, including stylish storage boxes and elegant textiles, reflecting a unique blend of practicality and aesthetics.
  • Champion for Emerging Talent: Zakhar stands as an ambassador for the unsung heroes of design – the regular creators. Soul & Lane prides itself on showcasing content from diverse, talented individuals, often overlooked in favor of high-profile influencers. This approach highlights authentic and relatable home decor inspirations drawn from everyday creativity.



  • Zakhar’s exceptional understanding of style, trends, and functionality has allowed him to create Soul & Lane, a platform that resonates with a broad audience. Collaborating with a team of talented designers, he has also developed and launched a successful line of home goods, including chic storage boxes and textiles, which are now sold in major retailers across the U.S.
  • Zakhar’s journey reflects his belief that design is not just about aesthetics but also functionality and comfort. Through Soul & Lane, he shares his design philosophy, aiming to inspire others to transform their homes into personal sanctuaries that are both beautiful and functional.



Zakhar attended Darden School of Business at UVA.

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It’s fascinating how simple décor can completely elevate and transform the look of a room, and your fireplace mantel is the perfect location to experiment. Gold-plated candle holders, color-coordinated collections, and beautiful plant décor are small additions that will turn a boring mantel into an impressive visual display for your

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