Senongo Akpem

Senongo Akpem
  • @senongo

Senongo Akpem is a designer, illustrator, and the founder of Pixel Fable, a collection of interactive Afrofuturist stories. For the past fifteen years, he has specialized in collaborating with clients across the world on flexible, impactful digital experiences. He is the Vice President of Creative at Nava.

He is the author of Cross-Cultural Design from A Book Apart, which explores a clear methodology and techniques for designing across culture and language.

The child of a Nigerian father and a Dutch-American mother, Senongo grew up in Nigeria, lived in Japan for almost a decade, and now calls Queens, New York home. Living in constantly shifting cultural and physical spaces has given him unique insight into the influence of culture on communication and creativity. Senongo speaks at conferences about cross-cultural design, digital storytelling, and transmedia. He loves any and all science fiction. Senongo is usually on Twitter @senongo, making terrible puns.