Ami Yomekpe’s Afro.Mod.Trends; Afrocentric style and elegance

Ami Yomekpe is a is a multi-faceted Ghanaian designer who’s training in Architecture design combined with her personal sense of style and fashion have given birth to one of the most recognised fashion labels in Ghana.  Established in August 2011, AfroModTrends is an affordable luxury clothing and accessories brand which caters to every woman of every…

Nando Nkrumah’s hybrid Afro-European art and design

Nando Nkrumah is a Ghanaian born artist and Designer living in Cologne, Germany who’s work  explores contemporary tools of visual arts and design. Born in Kumasi, Ghana, he moved to Germany in the 1980’s where he studied Industrial Design in Essen (Germany) and Singapore and Media Design in Cologne (Germany) where he now resides. He combines…

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi; Impacting lives through fashion

  From a small town in the Upper Eastern corner of Ghana using local age old weaving techniques, to selling her bags in 33 stores in 8 countries worldwide in her first year of business, Akosua Afriyie-Kumi does not only make beautiful luxury bags, she makes them sustainably whilst providing employment for the community and…

Through the lens of Apagnawen Annankra

Self-taught photographer Apagnawen Annankra, loves nothing more than living life through his camera lens, capturing every essence of beauty from his subjects and being able to tell their unique story. He is the proud founder and creative director of Apag Studios. They offer a full premium photography service, most commonly in commercial, documentaries and weddings…

What happend at MESH Confab, Nov. 2015

MESH Confab Nov. 2015 brought together a very broad spectrum of Ghanaian Creative and Cultural community to meet, explore and share. This edition of MESH Confab for the first time saw an expo running parallel to the main event which as usual comprised of presentations from Keynote speakers, Portfolio Reviews and a live creative session….

The fantasy and comical world of Setor Fiadzigbey

Setor Fiadzigbey, an illustrator and content creator whose love for art led him to abandon a career in engineering to set up BZL Illustration studio. He has worked with some of the biggest brands in Ghana producing storyboards for commercial advertisement campaigns and developing characters for 2d animated films. He has also produced a number…

“art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable” Banksy

Banksy is pseudonymous street artist who’s work borders on one hand from satire and humor to political and social commentary and activism. His distinct style is quite reminiscent of the works of Blek le Rat mostly using stenciled graffiti as his medium of expression. His work pops up in cities around the world mostly expressing…

[Weekly inspiration] Godfre k. Grant’s photorealistic ‘Virtual landscapes’

At first glance one would think these were photographs. Well, these are actually the works of Godfre K. Grant, a traditionally trained ‘2D artist’ but self taught 3D artist whose love of nature translates into very photo realistic pieces using 3d software tools inspired by real places he visits or imagines. Looking at his works, it makes you…

The 5th Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is here again

The 5th Annual CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival AFRICAN ELECTRONICS Once again, CHALE WOTE, what is arguably the largest street art festival in West Africa, that brings out the largest barrage of creative artist, lifestyle as well as cultural enthsiast from all over the world is here with us again.

Photos from MESH Confab May, 2015

Photos from the last MESH Confab held at the British Council Accra, on the 16th of May, 2015. MESH Confab is the flagship event of MESH Ghana with the aim of assembling the very best of Ghanaian creativity to MEET, EXPLORE and SHARE.

Nicole Amarteifio in conversation at MESH Confab, Nov. 14

About the Speaker: With a background in international development coupled with communications as well as a global perspective,  Nicole Amarteifio is the creator of the hit web series, ‘An African City’ that gained a million views within 10 weeks of its release on YouTube. Nicole has been featured on CNN, BBC, BET, Ebony, Forbes and…