[Image credit: Remix: Decorating with Culture, Objects and Soul
by Jeanine Hays and Brian Mason – Revamp.com]
Earlier this month, Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of the chic interiors blog, AphroChic launched their much-anticipated book, Remix: Decorating with the Culture, Objects and Soul. Remix is a beautifully illustrated book on how to tastefully infuse culture into modern design aesthetics, and avoiding the cliches that end to come with creating culturally inspired spaces. Indeed, the couple have long been championing cultural diversity in design through their blog, and textiles company. Drawing inspiration from global cultures from France, to India to Africa and beyond, the couple believes that design should be a personal reflection of who you are, telling the story of your personal style and heritage, an ethos that comes across in their book. The photographs were taken by Patrick Cline, co-founder of Lonny magazine.
[Image credits: Remix – Inside Pages via Random House]
A couple of AphroChic’s textile collections are influenced by Africa’s rich creative traditions including a modern take on the Congolese Kuba cloth, and the Cameroonian Juju hat inspired wallpaper design. It was great to see Dar Leone, the stylish London-based online interiors boutique whom I have featured before here, listed in the resources section as a go-to destination for African interior products, along with Beldi, Red Thread Souk, and the South is Blooming.
[Image credit: Remix – Inside Page Layout via Random House]
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