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Tekura (Furniture, Ghana)

Tekura: Walking Tables © courtesy David Ross for Amaridian– Featured in Contemporary Design Africa © Thames & Hudson

Tekura was started in 2000 by self-taught furniture designers, Josephine and Kweku Forson. The studio produces award-winning handcrafted furniture and decorative objects that are inspired by Ghana's rich artistic heritage. Elements and symbols of ancient legendary cultures such as those of the Fante and Asante are reinterpreted into stylised contemporary forms. Self-taught furniture designers, the Forsons have developed their own unique furniture production techniques, producing Tekura's collections in partnership with local artisans working from the company's Accra-based workshop, which also doubles as a gallery space showcasing the designs.

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Tekno Recruits Mafikizolo in New Remix of 'Enjoy' & Music Video

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Tekno has recently dropped the remix to his upbeat and electric single "Enjoy" which was released towards the end of last year. The Nigerian artist has now enlisted South African Afropop duo, Mafikizolo, who have added their signature flair to both the remix itself and the accompanying visuals. The remix comes after Tekno's most recent single "Kata" which dropped last year as well as his debut 14-track album, Old Romance.
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