Sarah Blau's design of the upcoming Akego Gallery, the new African and Diasporan gallery. Part of the challenge was to create design that gave a sense of light and translucency.

The objectives were to create a flexible space for showcasing the works of contemporary African and African Diasporan artists. Part of the challenge was to create design that gave a sense of light and translucency.

The design highlights are:

  • Showcase African and African diaspora art, especially contemporary
  • Open and light space that promotes enjoyment of the artwork
  • Enjoyable and interesting space that does not outshine the art
  • Visually engaging and easy to understand
  • Multi-functional and flexible
  • Elasticity of space

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