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Yinka Ilori

OMI Cushion Cover

£75

Jacquard cotton cushion cover with zip fastening

47x47cm without cushion filling, Recommended pillow insert is 55x55cm

Wash at 30 degrees

Made in Portugal

Please note this is a cushion cover only

 

Price
£75.00 GBP

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About the artwork 

The OMI cushion cover uses a jacquard technique which allows intricate, abstract patterns to be woven directly into the cotton fabric, resulting in a soft and luxurious texture, while also being extremely hard-wearing.

About the designer

Yinka Ilori is a London-based multidisciplinary artist of a British-Nigerian heritage, who specialises in storytelling by fusing his British and Nigerian heritage to tell new stories in contemporary design. Humorous, provocative and fun, every project that he creates tells a story. Bringing Nigerian verbal traditional into playful conversation with contemporary design, Yinka Ilori’s work touches on various global themes that resonate with different audiences all over the world.

The first homeware collection is a continuation of design work inspired by his own British Nigerian heritage and childhood. It’s a colourful celebration of two cultures expressed through abstract, technicolour pattern and contemporary craft. Unexpected, functional household items - that evoke memories from his own upbringing - have been reworked as colourful artworks. Each has their own narrative and back-story, meant to instil a sense of optimism and joy, to act in their own small way as a distraction to the dark times that we’ve faced this last year.


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