The Curator of Contemporary African Design

atelier 55 - The Curator of Contemporary African Design

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Orishirishi Cookbook A Journey Into the Diverse Flavours of Nigerian Cuisine

On a mission to take Nigerian cuisine into the mainstream Orishirishi Cookbook is a journey into the diverse flavours of Nigerian cuisine. The visually rich publication is by serial entrepreneur and interior designer Tola Akerele. Tola is the founder of IDesign an interior design studio and workshop, the boutique art inspired hotel Bogibori House in Lagos and its restaurant Orishirishi Kitchen. Orishirishi Kitchen is the inspiration behind the book. 

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By sharing information – about contemporary African design with curators, collectors and publications; about best business practices with makers and creatives, and making connections between these groups of people, atelier 55 contributes to the growing, thriving world of modern African design.