ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Adinkra-inspired minimalist line of baby swaddles and toddler blankets created exclusively for 54kibo in collaboration with Njoki Gitahi, a Brooklyn-based designer from Kenya. The main inspiration for her designs is found in nkyimu, an emblem of design excellence.
A former geologist with an MFA in graphic design from Yale, Njoki is a design lead at a leading New York design firm. She finds inspiration in unexpected places, and uses visual design to help individuals and organizations effectively communicate their unspoken needs and help them express their purpose and values. She has worked with a wide range of teams and clients in branding, experience, and environmental projects. Njoki demonstrates a unique approach, while applying her integral experience in achieving the finest solutions in contemporary design.