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'No One Can Take Your Story,' Yinka Ilori On Telling Narratives Through Furniture Design

The British-Nigerian designer behind the 'Parable Chair Collection' and 'If Chairs Could Talk' tells us why storytelling is central to creativity.

"If you compare the British culture and Nigerian culture, it is totally different. I remember some of my friends would tell their parents to "shut up," quips Yinka Ilori, the craftsman behind ‘If Chairs Could Talk’ and ‘Parable Chair Collection,’ two one-of-a-kind furniture collections that capture the essence of his British-Nigerian upbringing.

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