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MERBI Contemporary Ceramics Inspired By Nigerian Culture

After Party Containers - MERBI

Pretty little contemporary ceramics containers and storage jars that’ll have you looking for things to display in them; are just so endearing and handy to have around the house with a multitude of uses when  conveniently stored in areas like kitchen work tops to dressing tables. Designed by table and giftware designer, Ruth Babajide; MERBI is a collection of slip cast contemporary ceramics storage units inspired by Nigerian culture in the form of the flamboyant styles found in clothing and the customary practice of storing large quantities of dry food.


Blue Pompom containers - MERBI

[Image credits: top, After Party; bottom, Blue Pompom – MERBI
Ruth graduated from Central St Martins College of Art and in Design in 2009 and soon after established MERBI. MERBI’s products are sophisticated with a touch of whimsy, the forms are simple and contemporary, accentuated with traditional symbols and patterns from her Nigerian heritage.
Tropical Yellow Containers - MERBI

[Image credits: Tropical Yellow – MERBI
As well as pleasing to look at functionality is key, so whether the containers are used to store food or jewellery; creating products that allow for enjoyable user engagement, in addition to exploring the traditions and history’s of different cultures is MERBI’s philosophy. They are so adorable, the type of products that bring a smile to your face every time you see them.
After Party Storage Container - MERBI

[Image credits: After Party – MERBI
…functional contemporary ceramics that bring some gorgeous quirkiness wherever you choose to display them
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