Curated by Sylvie Lekarski
Written by Amber Johnson
With a focus on primary colors juxtaposed with deep, rich and even light brown tones, wooden furniture and abstract artwork, African interior design is creeping into the design space in a really big way.
From exotic prints to traditional artifacts, Afro-inspired design has the ability to project both a sense of minimalism and vibrance amidst its experimental boldness via native sculptures and vivacious iconography. The North African nation of Morocco and Egypt are two pockets of the world that have typically marked their aesthetic across the globe, having for some time been mainstream archetypes of the continent.
The influence of African design on present day’s digest now inhibits a playful and thoughtful approach. Exploring a slew of hues spanning from bright yellows and blues to chocolate browns, translating a versatile color palette.
Basket weaving or unfinished, wood still remains a prominent feature. Take notes from the cradle of humanity and check out our favorite interiors inspired by Africa and the accompanying products below.
From exotic prints to native artifacts, Afro-inspired design projects both a sense of minimalism and vitality.