The Design Library is proud to announce the arrival of an important textile design collection from West Africa.
Handwoven, tie-dyed, batik and stamp printed, the designs originate from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Mali.
The looks are sophisticated, tribal and timely, at once classic and fresh— and soon to be seen on Western runways, streets, beaches, office and party clothes.
Take a quick glimpse of the rhythms and textures from one of the world’s great creative forces:
Video by Gavin Koepke and Peter Koepke