Bukola Adeyemi is a Lagos Based Interior Designer and founder of The Yellow Interior Design Company. She runs an Interior Design practice from her studio in Lagos, Nigeria. She ventured into Design as a hobby in 2012, when she started Hello Yellow Blog- a visual blog as a way to communicate her ideas through various mediums; writing, story boards, mood boards, sketches, doodles.
Although she is a professionally trained interior Architect/Designer with a background in Real Estate; Bukola likes to believe she’s a perpetual creative enthusiast with a passion. Blessed with some unique skill sets developed over the years, she loves to approach design in the simplest most intuitive form possible, and is ever so excited to share and spread a dose of positive energy to her audience.
What Does Black History Month Mean To You This Year?
Black history month 2019 to me means pushing boundaries and moving forward as a people. Exploring our history, channelling our identity, and creating a new narrative of what it means to be Black. Challenge Status Quo, and be the change you want to see.
Where Are You Finding Inspiration To Create This Year?
Culture! Now, forever and always. This year, I’m very open to discovering deeper dimensions of my identity, unravelling unique frontiers and expanding my thought process through cultural narratives. Most of my designs and mood boards are strongly connected to either my culture or other African intangible Folklore and practices. Exploring the memories of places and spaces in other to create new forms of expressions is my way of connecting with culture and identity. There is no better time and place to discover myself as a designer and journey through the unknown than from the design hub of the future, Africa.
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