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A Djembe Story – Chapter 1: London

Our “A Djembe Story” Launch event was held at an immersive showcase venue on Mackintosh Lane, Hackney. Amongst the exclusive performance by the London African Drumming consortium was the subtle unfurling of the Mini Djembe Bag — the first from the NOSAKHAR... Read More

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Craftsmanship at Nosakhari – Inspired by the Djembe Drum

West Africa’s iconic Djembe drum is the inspiration behind our latest offering: The Djembe Bag. The legacy of the Djembe is one that mirrors human creativity, adaptation perseverance and survival. A symbol of communication and hope, Nosakhari interprets its en... Read More

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Defying all Odds – In Conversation with Ibrahim Songne

The self-taught pizza and focaccia maestro, learned a lot of what he knows as an apprentice in a pastry shop in his early 20s and on You Tube. He cut his teeth experimenting with breadsticks and crackers at home. Today, he entices customers with spontaneous da... Read More

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Journey from Rapper to Contemporary Artist with Kida Kudz

The 27-year-old’s Fine Rubbish art exhibition debuted last month hosted by Nosakhari. The four-day SOAB festival of vibes and art appreciation unfolded in London’s upbeat Shoreditch borough March 25 to 28. Much like the top “Afro Jiggy” songs he’s known for — ... Read More

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In Conversation With Tejumola Butler Adenuga

This year Tejumola joins the Nosakhari London team as its Art Director, uniting his minimal aesthetic and Nosakhari's Creative Director Nosa Osadolor’s sleek urban vision.  Together, this marriage of visions marks a new era for the brand and Adenuga’s foray in... Read More

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Calling All Creatives! Free Pop-up Space in Shoreditch

At Nosakhari, we put people first. We firmly believe in a world where the celebration of difference will supersede competition and we are committed to igniting individuality and self-expression through everything we do. In line with our philosophy, we’re offer... Read More

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In Conversation with Jane Crisp

Nature enthusiast Jane Crisp creates furniture masterpieces from her home studio in the Cambridgeshire countryside. Crisp’s journey to becoming a bespoke furniture designer was fuelled by a passion for the great outdoors and a childhood making rabbit runs for ... Read More

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In Conversation with Carolina Ortega

Heritage means everything to industrial product and textile designer Carolina Ortega. As a proud Colombian, Ortega’s roots are the heart of what inspires the woven PVC textile designs on her furniture products. The designer says the importance of her craft is ... Read More

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In Conversation with Emma Lacey

For Ceramicist Emma Lacey, making has always been a deep-rooted part of her being, and she’s adopted every opportunity to guide her talent. Lacey is a well-established artist, industrially producing ceramic tableware with handcrafted qualities in small factori... Read More

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In Conversation With Kyla McCallum

As the Founder of London-based design studio Foldability, which crafts origami set designs, interior products and bespoke installations, Kyla McCallum appreciates just how intricate origami can be. She explains “When someone mention’s origami, often people’s f... Read More

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In Conversation with Aimee Betts

Mixed-Media Textile Designer Aimee Betts specialises in embroidery and braiding; producing bespoke interior products and jewellery from her home studio in South East London. Her journey to becoming a self-proclaimed artist is one of growth, change and years of... Read More

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In Conversation with Lucas Ferreira

Filmmaker and ceramicist Lucas Ferreira creates distinct porcelain images guided by the rhythm of narrative.  Lucas developed a natural inclination towards storytelling at a young age, leading to a decision to study film production at a London university. Here... Read More

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In Conversation With Stephanie Tudor

Nature-loving surface designer Stephanie Tudor adopts a multidisciplinary approach to her work, which she says keeps her on her toes. She explains “For me, being challenged is what pushes me as an artist and a designer. Being multidisciplinary enables me the f... Read More

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In Conversation with Majeda Clarke

Immigrant identities can be complex to navigate, often characterised by a sense of alienation and a tension between differing cultural heritages vying for primacy – something textile-designer Majeda Clarke knows only too well. Migrating from Bangladesh to the ... Read More

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In Conversation With Joseph Ludkin

Joseph Ludkin comes from a long tradition of craftsmen, with his grandfather being a founding member of the Craft Potters Association. His own journey into pottery, however, has “a short but intensive experience”, organically aligned with his heritage rather t... Read More

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In Conversation With Alex Bishop

It’s not a predictable career development, from aerospace engineering to bespoke guitar making, but it’s more logical than you might think. Both incorporate creative and technical skill, and for Alex Bishop, the immediacy with which he could begin working with... Read More

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In Conversation with Elaine Bolt

Brighton-based Elaine Bolt’s creative output is founded on the idea that “objects can tell stories”. Combining ceramics with found objects - twigs, leaves, lichen, and the flotsam and jetsam of Dungeness (the Kentish shingle-beach and nature reserve) - she sim... Read More

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Playing with Process - Davide La | CYD #13 – Nosakhari

Sculptor Davide La has always been fascinated with playing around with materials. As a child, he would take apart appliances with fascination just to see what was inside, and now much of his work involves the opposite – the fusion of materials and shapes in wo... Read More

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Freedom through Art – Henry Boon | CYD#10

Henry Boon has always felt that art is in his blood. Growing up in an artistic family – his mother is a painter and his father is a graphic designer – he started drawing “as soon as I could pick up a pencil”, tracing and copying cartoon and computer game chara... Read More

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Is Art More Than A Career? – Anmar Mirza | CYD #9

If success is considered as the trajectory of an individual’s ability to make money – as it so often is – then Anmar Mirza’s creative story so far would hardly inspire admiration. From the kid who doodled in the back of maths classes to the art student who got... Read More

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More Than Skin Deep - Owen Meredith | CYD #8

Apprentice tattoo-artist Owen Meredith doesn’t envision an end goal for his artistic development. His story so far has been measured in milestones: from getting his first tattoo to enrolling as an apprentice artist; from experimenting on himself (and working t... Read More

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From Student to Culinary Master - Adam Byatt | CYD#7

When he was just 16, Adam Byatt secured a chef placement at Claridges from the Savoy Educational Trust. Over two decades later, he’s now a mentor in the same scheme that began his career. In between, he’s gone from sous chef (at double-Michelin star The Square... Read More

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Nosakhari loves X Beyond object’s “Empty memory”

Beyond Object is a London-based brand that prides itself on fusing art and functionality in its beautifully sculpted desktop and home accessories. From tilted-frame fruit bowls to geometric tripod candle-holders, its products express a minimalist, off-centre a... Read More

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Nosakhari loves X Ikon København

Amalie and Sarah Thorgaard began their interior design brand last year, and their talent as already been recognised with a showcase at this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Week 2017. It’s well deserved – their wooden tables and block seats, beautifully tiled in a ra... Read More

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Nosakhari @Pitti Uomo 2017

Hours before dawn on Monday, I boarded the Stansted Express for my flight to Bologna, Italy. Catching the train to Florence after a luxury RyanAir commute, I was looking forward to my first foray into the fashion world – but I was definitely looking forward to... Read More

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Jamie Green @ICA - The empire on which the sun never sets

“The empire on which the sun never sets” is actually a curation of images taken by one of the most influential photographers of recent times. Amateur David Shankbone began taking pictures in 2006 to contribute to the fledgling site Wikipedia. A decade on, over... Read More

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NOSAKHARI LOVES J&M Davidson X Tanya Ling

The husband and wife duo behind the company, John and Monique, have been making high-end bags, accessories and clothes for three decades now, and brought an old friend on board for this bold new project. Tanya Ling is a prolific fashion illustrator whose artwo... Read More

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CYD Series Trailer

In line with our mission to ignite individuality and self Expression, our newly launched website sees the introduction of our Celebrate Platform. The idea behind our celebrate platform was to ask ourselves what our philosophy, (Celebrate your Difference) reall... Read More

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In Conversation With Lou Blackshaw

When I hurry (not quite late) into the Clapham studio where Lou Blackshaw works, the set designer is touching up her make-up. There’s a sink by the window where cacti sunbathe and a desk with an Apple Mac and coffee-stained coasters. To the left, a wall is pla... Read More

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A Potter's Story - Rachel Kurdynowska | CYD#6

One interpretation of the Biblical creation story in the book of Genesis argues in favour of creation ex materia, the theory that God shaped order out of existing chaotic matter. Rachel Kurdynowska re-enacts this divine form-giving process in her pottery, teas... Read More

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Healing Through Movement - Nefeli Tsiouti | CYD#5

For someone who discovered break-dancing quite by accident, Nefeli Tsiouti’s dedication to it is unquestionable. A classically trained dancer, she first saw breaking while rehearsing in a studio in Athens: it was love at first sight, and after introducing hers... Read More

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No More Comfort Zones - Lou Blackshaw | CYD#4

Lou Blackshaw’s 3-dimensional illustrations hinge on the balancing of the obviously artificial with the apparently accidental. Inspired by naturally occurring forms, and sculptors like Barbara Hepsworth and Andy Goldsworthy, Lou works her materials into a dizz... Read More

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Art As Comedy - George McCallum | CYD #3

George’s three-dimensional work is in many ways an extension of his work with comics. Beginning with a chest of drawers made to look like a human chest for his final degree show, he has exploited the comic potential of language in witty projects that most peop... Read More

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Self-taught Illustration - Willa Gebbie | CYD#2

Willa Gebbie never went to art school, and so never felt impelled to explore in the same way that a lot of artists have to. That said, being self-taught evidently has its own advantages. Focusing her natural talent on the people around her and girls in magazin... Read More

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Painting Harmony - Kef Art | CYD#1

Originally from Germany, Kef! has been making street art in London since 2013. Using lines to create flowing, abstract shapes to spread a message of love and harmony, he names each mural or canvas piece after the number of its component lines so as not to infl... Read More

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Fanzhi’s Untitled (Branch) No.2 @Frieze Sculpture Park

In winter chill of the English Gardens, Regents Park, a narrowing silhouette winds its way to the overcast sky from a carpet of auburn leaves strewn across the grass. An improbably small bronze plinth base shadows the floor, and on either side of the grass ver... Read More

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Phoebe English – The Extraordinary Process @ Maison Mais Non

Phoebe English’s textile sculpture is a loosely closed shell, tethered by threads to blank walls, resting on a mirrored floor in soft light. Resembling a clam, the pod is explores the potential for textiles to form protective spaces – the outer surface is theo... Read More

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Goshka Macuga's Somnambulist

The Somnambulist sculpture lies on the floor, strangely motionless between an interactive synesthesia screen, and audial and textual personal testaments of sleep-deprivation. It’s so life-like that I think I see it breathing, and mistake the life-size sculptur... Read More