In Tiébélé, Burkina Faso, the houses are made of earth and decorated with geometric patterns.


In Tiébélé, Burkina Faso, the houses are done of the ground and are decorated by geometric patterns that do theirs works of art. There the kings of Kassena lived, one of the oldest ethnic groups in West Africa. My inspiration is based on this artists' community. And in its architecture, pattern and in general Africa, with its makeup and jewels. Although I did not decide to use the brilliant colors of Africa, I chose to use more earthy colors as there is in Tiébéle and in dark tones of the skin.

Which place, city and country is featured in your design? (place/city/country)

Africa, Tiébélé

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I chose to do my design inspired by Tiébélé, because I adore the architecture and its geometric designs both in the clothes and in its walls.

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Hi!, My name is Paula Bedogni, I’m a Industrial Designer and I love making illustrations. I´m 27 years old and live in Córdoba, Argentina. I created this design because I think it's a great opportunity for me to show my work and what I love to do.

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