Monday, November 16, 2009


Dem Dik Design by Ousmane M'Baye
Chair collection

Bed Collection

New Dezign collection

His work at Opium Restaurant/Dakar Senegal

Armchair collection
New Dezign collection

Okay born a November 26 just like me, did the furniture work at 2 of my fav'restaurants in Dakar: Opium and La Fourchette..oh boy there was no way I was not going to find out about Ousmane Mbaye's work.
This self -taught designer and "rude boy" from Medina is slowly but surely taking the world of furniture design by storm. Ousmane def' sees" la vie en rose" with his great use of all the rainbow warm colors. He uses mainly barrel and galvanise iron to create his work. He's currently showing his work at the Biennale du Design in St Etienne until november 30th..if you are in the area, go suppport him:)
For those of you living in Paris he'll be in the capitale des lumieres on December 8th at the Fondation GAIA.
His work def' put a smile on my face and when I'll go to these restaurants, I'll tell everyone oh it's by Ousmane M'baye:)
Here's his website:

Djaa my Senegalese brothas sont trop dedans:)
Eyee Wayee:)


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THEBYBLE said...

J'aime beaucoup cet esprit emprunt d'afrique.

Lynn said...

Wow that looks awesome. My favorite is the chair that looks like a throne and has drawers in it.

My best, Lynn