IMADI Founder Fatou Jobe is an architect by profession. She left her home of Gambia to attend the Glasgow School of Art. Due to economic crisis in Europe, she returned to Africa, this time to her mother’s homeland of Senegal to work in Architecture.

While working with a practice in Senegal, Fatou began experimenting with bags and baskets for herself. Now it is nearly two years since she has been producing baskets with an incredible team of women and men.