Get to know the Nigerian-born furniture designer whose colourful creations tell meaningful stories
Colour, heritage and a sense of playfulness are all at the heart of the work coming from Nigerian-born, London-based furniture designer Yinka Ilori, who exhibited at the 2016 London Design Festival. In an installation called Swimming Pool of Dreams, Yinka showed six bold chairs made from different found materials and which stra
Lalela's beautiful range of scarves is printed with artworks by at-risk youth
We love it when beautiful design and philanthropic efforts come together. Such is the case with non-profit organisation Lalela ("listen" in Zulu), which offers art education to at-risk youth in an attempt to foster creative thinking, develop problem-solving skills and build confidence. The venture's latest project is a range of limited edition scarves printed with artworks created by the programme's learners. Made of soft modal, cashmere or a cotton/silk blend, these gorgeous fashion accessories serve to generate funds for Lalela's efforts.
Because we're so taken with the beauty of these scarves, we caught up with Sandy