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Introducing #WisdomWednesdays

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In our #WisdomWednesdays series we share Yorùbá òwe or proverbs from Prof. Oyekan Owomoyela’s Yoruba Proverbs. Some of the òwe can be read here.

As you know our mission is to encourage creative expansion. One way to choose to do that is through the expression of African thoughts in an African way. We show each òwe in both N’Ko script and in the latin script. Below we offer our interpretation. Share yours with us on instagram or email us!

Today’s proverb:

Oba mewaa; Igba mewaa. Ten Kings, Ten Eras
Owe in N’Ko
Oba mewaa; Igba mewaa. Ten Kings Ten Eras
Proverb in latin script

The Pattern House of welcomes you to an new era of textile design and pattern design. We understand the past and use it to inform this new era of design, not just in the patterns we have, and create, but also personally, in our patterned behaviours.

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