Category Archives: Graphic Design

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Aku•Ako Cameroonian Dolls Inspired by Japan

A bold mixture of Japanese, Cameroonian and Ghanian crafts, designer Noumbissi Constantin creates these adorable toys.
Culture is what links individuals to one another to create their identity. As a designer, I'm really interested in what Africa, Europe and Asia can teach me and I'm always amazed to notice that these different cultures have a … Continue Reading ››
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Lost Wax Playing Cards inspired by the Benin Empire

Artist, Olutade Abidoye, gives us a doze of history with his Lost Wax playing cards. The pack of cards consists of 54 playing cards, each featuring beautiful illustrations of kings, queens and courtiers from 15th – 19th century Nigeria, particularly the Benin Empire. The Lost Wax is actually a difficult method of sculpting (using … Continue Reading ››
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North African inspired artwork by Meryem Meg

Meryem Meg is a 24 year old Algerian / Bulgarian creative. Meg's  inspiration stems from a love for North African geometry and organic forms of mark making merged with the Urban landscape. Meryem Meg's work  combines it all through her passion for print making, bespoke typography and a strategic use of vivid colour combinations. Continue Reading ››
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Interview with the Makers of Outcasts of Jupiter

It has been a while since we last caught up with Shofela Coker. Tell us about the Coker CoOp. Coker CoOp is simply my brother, my sister and I, pulling our professional and personal resources together to create ideas we've dreamed of since childhood with the aim of sharing that vision with the rest of … Continue Reading ››