The Flip Flop Recycling Company

No one can deny that lounging and playing on beautiful beaches are some of the pleasures of traveling, or even just of weekends. Oceans are beautiful, but industrialization, and just plain laziness and disinterest on our part, have made pollution of beaches an increasingly serious problem. The waste we leave behind has negative impacts on…

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Flowers from Fatima

I just came across this lovely little shop, Flowers from Fatima. Their handmade flower hair accessories are quite gorgeous and most definitely cute. In this Black Girl Flow interview with Fatima, she gives us insight into her passion for flowers and for running her own business. You can easily see how Fatima is building this…

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Bringing African Fabric Home

Comfort & Samuel is the interior design brand that brings African textiles to your home. Their catalogue features cushions, blankets and bedsheets made from a diverse range of African prints, from Aso Oke to Adire! Their products are lovingly named in the native Yoruba dialect, bringing each piece right home. Their unique Ayo home slippers is…

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Sk8 Shades

South African skate ramp builder, Dave De Witt, is a good example of how our creativity can grow to reach unexpected heights. De Witt is the designer of Sk8 Shades, custom made eyeglasses carved out of old skate ramps. How unexpected is that? In an interview with Bradley for It’s What I’m Into, De Witt…

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Artlantique Fishing Boats

Most fishing boats used by West African fishermen and African islanders are painted in colorful geometric designs that cast beautiful images when they’re viewed from a distance. Artlantique repurposes old fishing boats to create beautiful and original interior pieces. Bed headboards, coffee tables, stools, garden chairs, cabinets, cupboards, side tables…name your furniture. These repurposed fishing…

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House of Arike

The London-based brand House of Arike knows how to make statements with their pieces. Nigerian-born creative director, Yemi Onibiyo, is inspired by her African roots, and brings this to bear in her beautiful interior pieces. The brand’s tagline is ‘inspired by Africa, designed for living’, and I can think of no other apt statement to show what…

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Afrikan Kicker

Charity organization, MISEREOR is raising funds for several projects in Rwanda and South Africa through its 2-Euros Help initiative. But they aren’t just passing round collection bags; they’re actually making you want to give, because how can you not when all they offer you is creative and original fun! For every game on the Afrika…

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