Meet Gbemi Elekula – The Nigerian Creative Entrepreneur Who Is Making Affordable Art And Tackling Period Poverty While At It

Gbemi Elekula

Gbemi is a multi-disciplinary creative entrepreneur. She is the founder of DreamHome (www.dreamhome.ng), a full-service interior design and styling company, as well as HUMANx—a fashion brand that is committed to tackling period poverty.

From early childhood, Gbemi had a strong fascination for colours and a deep love for design of all forms. “I started out creating greeting cards when—on birthdays and special occasions—our nanny would give us coloured pencils and ask us to make something for the celebrant. Then I progressed to painting with markers, and I would frame my works using broken louvres. I also made pillows,” she recalls.

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