Nairobi's Newest Design Gallery

© UP Nairobi
Genre : Society news
Contact details Nairobi Urban's Perspective
Principal country concerned : Column : Design
Release/publication date : 2014
Published on : 17/03/2014
Source : UP Nairobi

Inside the sensuous new Lavington Curve building, up a series of twisting staircase, across an aisle of soon-to-open shop fronts, is a brave, fresh interior design gallery space. Tribal Gallery, like the Lavington Curve building itself, symbolizes the ever-growing sophistication of our city. Nairobi really is becoming Africa's design capital.

Tribal Gallery showcases it's locally made boutique furniture alongside mysterious artifacts from the Far East and South-Central Asia. With natural light flooding in from ceiling-high windows running the expanse of Lavington Curve, the gallery space feels at once like a high-end art museum, an exclusive antique store and a cosmopolitan craft market.

"It's been a long-term dream," shares the British-born gallery entrepreneur, who worked for over a decade in Afghanistan and Pakistan in UN upper-management.Read more


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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