The Akọbi Collection is Projecti Yoruba’s first furniture and home decor production.


Behind the name

Akọbi (first-born)

1. first in the order of birth; eldest.

2. a firstborn child.
3. a first result or product.


Meet the quintuplets

5 fabrics, 5 stories, 5 bible verses, 5 lessons, 5 proverbs, 13 pillows, 7 ottomans and 7 frames.

Isé (work)

Name: Isé (work)

Yoruba proverb: Isé ni òògun Isé
Translation: hard work is the medicine for proverty
Theme: Work
Bible verse: proverbs 12:11
1 set: 2 pillows, 1 ottoman, 1 frame


Wúrà (gold)

Name: Wúrà (gold)

Yoruba proverb: Oruko rere san ju wura ati fadaka lo
Translation: a good name is more precious than silver and gold
English equivalent: Have a good name
Theme: Reputation
Bible verse: Proverbs 22:1
1 set: 2 pillows, 1 ottoman, 1 frame


 Ajẹnifẹ́ni (house mouse)

Name: Aj?nif?´ni (house mouse)

Yoruba proverb: Aj?nif?´ni, èkúté ilé
Translation: The house mouse, one that bites and blows on the wound.
English equivalent: Wolf in sheep’s clothing
Message: Be wary of enemies who pose as friends
Theme: Becareful
Bible verse: Psalm 55:21
1 set: 2 pillows, 1 ottoman, 1 frame


Ìretí (hope)

Name: Ìretí (hope)

Yoruba proverb: Ile oba tojo, ewa lo busi.Name: Ìretí (hope)
Translation: When a king’s palace burns down, the re-built palace is more beautiful.
English equivalent: Rise from the ashes
Theme: Hope
Bible verse: Jeremiah 29:11
1 set: 2 pillows, 1 ottoman, 1 frame


Aiye (life)

Name: Aiye (life)

Yoruba proverb: obiripo l’aiye
Translation: life goes in cycle
Theme: Life
Bible verse: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
1 set: 2 pillows, 1 ottoman, 1 frame