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Interview: Hunter&co Brand

We are happy to present this new loafer line from Nigerian brand, Hunter&co. Nigerian brands have been stepping up with products that can compete internationally, and we are particularly proud of this. We interviewed creative director Dele Akintola about the …

Interview: Come Up To My Room with Chinedu Ukabam

The Gladstone Hotel recently held its 13th annual art and design event, called Come Up to My Room. About 20 artists attended from Canada and US to transform the hotels’ spaces into unique art and design spaces. We were …

The Aga Concept

The brand, àga concept, prides itself in being an ‘urban design and culture brand’. And for good reason. They have differentiated themselves amongst most African brands by incorporating a minimalist style to their kitchen tools and utensils. They have so …

TCD Photography – Portraiture at its Best

We were excited to talk to Tobbie of TCD Photography. In the Nigerian market, where photographers are numerous, Tobbie has been able to differentiate himself with his beautiful and creative images. He has taken portraits of many Nigerian celebrities, …

Interview: Mumu Juju and Other Things

Nigerian graphic artist, Etubi Onucheyo, is fast making a mark in the growing Nigerian graphics and comics industry. We have followed his journey for a while now, and were pleased when he started releasing spoilers and characters for his first …

Interview: O.J’s Smile 77

Nigerian animator, Okogie John (O.J) Okosun, brings us several animated videos through his Smile 77 company. His videos tell about life, current events, and history of Nigeria. Some are comic, but some are also serious. Still, each one of them …

Tzar Joyride

Nigerian menswear label, Tzar, brings us their resort 2015 collection. It was inspired by colors and sights of a holiday, and is aptly named Joyride. The pieces are laid back, as you would expect to be while on holiday, …

Yoruba101: Legend Edition

Technology is taking up a more central role in every aspect of our lives. In Nigeria, this has manifested particularly well in the area of mobile devices, and the mobile applications that accompany them. The possibilities for real-life impacts of …

Interview: African Parables by Yinka Ilori

Yinka Ilori has received rising recognition for his work in furniture up-cycling under his Yinka Ilori brand. And rightly so. He approaches his art in a specific way – with strong focus on both sustainability and culture. On one hand, …

Vellvett Bar and Grill

Merry Christmas and a happy new year guys! This holiday season means different things to different people, but we all celebrate it with family, friends, and loved ones. One thing is common with all our celebrations this holiday, and that’s …