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Saba Studio is a contemporary Swahili furniture company opened its first storefront in Lamu in December 2017. Created by Moran Munyuthe, an architect turned furniture designer, the Saba furniture blends traditional patterns with modern style. Are you an interior designer or architectural visualiser who wants to work with contemporary furniture in Lamu? Qualities: >Hard worker >Patient [...]
Flipflopi crowdfunding campaign launches At least 8 million tonnes of plastic is said to find its way to the ocean every year and 50% of it is used to make disposable products. By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans, this calls for a Plastic Revolution. That Plastic Revolution is here [...]
Exploring Lamu Island's newest furniture studio Saba, a new line of “contemporary Swahili” furniture, opened its first storefront in Lamu in December 2017. Created by Moran Munyuthe, an architect turned furniture designer, the Saba furniture blends traditional patterns with modern style. Moran, who trained as an architect in London and Rome, returned to Kenya to [...]
Emancipation through art; find out what inspires designs by Anyango Mpinga Inspiration: The 2018 Collection "Literary Disenthrallment" is a collection about the emancipation of women beyond the social construct of gender inequality. The Collection is inspired by a voyage to Lamu Island. Lamu town is Kenya's oldest continually inhabited town, and was one of the original Swahili settlements along [...]