Thursday, 26 October 2017

Yinka Ilori I

Yinka Ilori is a East London based designer who tells stories through his upcycled furniture designs. Yinka specialises in up-cycling vintage furniture inspired by traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that he grew up with as a child. Each piece of furniture he up-cycles tells a meaningful, yet humorous story which can be shared with people throughout the world.

Yinka's design approach starts with the dismantling of the original components, which he then re- assembles into a new piece ready for use again. Deeply aware and passionately against the unnecessary waste of modern consumer societies in the west.

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