In the season of international Fashion Weeks contemporary African and Nigerian artist and fashion illustrator Ibe Ananaba opened his fashion inspired solo exhibition on the 9th September 2016 at the Rele Gallery in Lagos, Nigeria. Entitled Sélénsé the exhibition is a body of contemporary works that tell the story of how people express themselves through fashion. Sélénsé is a
Lady in Red! ‘Birthday Girl’ by Nelly Aba Mensah just one of the many talented African fashion illustrators to know featured in Fashion Illustration Africa and bringing diversity into the fashion industry. – The Editorial Team
She’s so pretty! ‘Coy’ by Yega Illustration just one of the many talented African fashion illustrators to know featured in the pages of Fashion Illustration Africa. – Editorial Team
So excited Shoko Press’ first ever books – Fashion Illustration Africa presenting the work of 23 dynamic African fashion illustrators and designers have arrived from the printers. Time to dive in and see the finished result.
South African illustrator Nicole Cronje gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into the development of her beautiful illustrations that she created especially for Fashion Illustration Africa as one of the featured illustrators.
After months of hard work in the studio we are so excited to introduce our forthcoming debut title, Fashion Illustration Africa: A New Generation
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Shoko Press was born out of three key values: a love of books, a desire to discover and share the exceptional talent of creative Africa by unearthing the stories that lie behind them, and a recognition for the need to help preserve these stories for future reference. Values that are summed up in our manifesto, and
Fashion illustration is so magical captivating the imagination, the stylish sketches presenting another dimension to the multi-faceted world of fashion. Having declined in popularity over the decades following its heyday in the first half of the 20th Century as photography became the medium of choice to document latest trends fashion illustration is now going through
In an age where information on almost any topic can be found in a matter of seconds by simply typing in a few keywords, we explore the relevance of printed books, if they are still needed when some are saying why bother with books. Amid headlines announcing ‘Death to Print’ the rise of digital media