These 'Habari' dinnerware sets from Anthropologie are clearly inspired by African textiles. I notice some iconic wax print motifs, as well as kanga-inspired text treatment. The vibrant collection includes coasters, plates of various sizes, mugs, coasters and napkins.
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One of the things I love most about what I do is that I get to look for, look at and make beautiful images! Here are some that I came across this week. There was definitely a theme emerging – prints, beads and the red, pink and white palette.
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As you know, I 'collect' images over on Pinterest. Come and have a look.
Hope you're having a restful, rejuvenating and creative weekend!
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Hope you've had a great holiday season so far. I thought I'd take these few days before 2012, to put together a recap of some favourite Afri-love posts (yours and mine) from the past year. Today – it's all about design.
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I love Anthropologie's always-eclectic fashion, accessories, homeware and general design aesthetic. I was browsing their website the other day and came across some items from Made in Rwanda that are, you guessed it, made in Rwanda. I haven't managed to find out more about the brand but, in the meantime, scope what's on sale.
From top to bottom: Muhabura Tank Dress, Nyanza Skirt, Karisimbi shorts
If you have more info about Made in Rwanda, please do share.