Deck the halls with a set of Janiya’s Afro-Fro Ornaments!
These designs spawned from a design challenge in our high school internship program with students from the Science Leadership Academies: DIY holiday ornament! Janiya (from our freshest crop of Building Heroes) blew us away with her idea, which she deftly executed with design support from Aminah, Jeff, and Alex.
These beauties come in a pack of three, a perfect gift, or addition to your tree or just about anywhere else in your home.
Janiya is very passionate about Africa and her culture. She's always wanted to represent African-American people and their identity, and this was her idea of the perfect way to do that. Two things Janiya loves about herself is her hair and her African heritage. Her first thought was to show the different hairstyles of Africa. It was originally hard to understand that it was about natural African hair but in the span of a few weeks, the idea developed to show the beautiful continent. After adding final touches and details, this is the final product