Interior Design, An Emerging Trend, Yaw Sarpong-Kumankuma Knows The Way
Born in the City of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Celebrated Ghanaian Creative Director and Concept Development mogul is taking Interior Design and Creative Art to the next level. He has an eye like no other.
After having a stint in sales as a salesman for Delta Air Lines and Metro TV, Yaw Sarpong-Kumankuma decided to tap into his God-given gift of design and finishing. Whilst at Delta Air Lines as a salesman after his first degree in BA Industrial Art from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, he foresaw the future and registered DecoRate Limited, A design and finishing consultancy firm in the year 2008. On the birth of 2010, he decided to begin the dream with a few design juniors from University.
Fast-forward to today, his vision, great sense of detail and quality has been far propelled with many land mark jobs. He has designed and built many concepts for niche-oriented clients including former President J A Kufour, former Registrar General of Ghana, Mr. Joseph Harley, former French & Chelsea Captain, Marcel Desailly, The Ghana Bar Association, The Registrar General's Department of Ghana, The Netherland Embassy, The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly amongst many.
With his strong background in Afrocentric art, he has over the years built a strong hold in wood work. He is praised to have designed the biggest pergola in West-Africa which stretches over 72' (feet) at the Lizzy's Sports Complex at East Legon in Accra, His ability to combine colours into his own hues and also provide Three Dimensional models of his concepts (3D Modelling) prior to the actual construction is his Unique Selling Point. He is behind many "colour consultations" for many structures in Ghana.
His design portfolio covers Real Estate, Set and Stage Design, Hotels, Churches, Offices, Lounges and Gardens, Restaurants, Department Shops, Health Facilities etc.
Below is a link to his gallery of works.
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