51 min

Ep 5 Jomo Tariku | Talking diversity in African creativity, underrepresentation in design and being good enough to interpret our own culture Behind The Design

    • Entrepreneurship

You are listening to episode number 5 of season 3. And joining me on the show is Jomo Tariku. Jomo is an Ethiopian / American artist and furniture designer. His company Jomo Furnitures creates pieces inspired by classical African design icons. In our conversation, we talk about diversity in African creativity, pressing pause on his design business then reviving it, the underrepresentation of black designers in the global design world, and being good enough as African creatives to interpret our own culture.

You are listening to episode number 5 of season 3. And joining me on the show is Jomo Tariku. Jomo is an Ethiopian / American artist and furniture designer. His company Jomo Furnitures creates pieces inspired by classical African design icons. In our conversation, we talk about diversity in African creativity, pressing pause on his design business then reviving it, the underrepresentation of black designers in the global design world, and being good enough as African creatives to interpret our own culture.

51 min

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