Give Black Women
Their Flowers
Behind The Design with Monica Ahanonu

Give Black Women
Their Flowers
Behind The Design with Monica Ahanonu

Give Black Women Their Flowers
Behind The Design with Monica Ahanonu

Behind The Design with Monica Ahanonu

This Black History Month, we partnered with LA-based illustrator Monica Ahanonu to create a Beats Flex custom sleeve that honors and celebrates Black Women.

This Black History Month, we partnered with LA-based illustrator Monica Ahanonu to create a Beats Flex custom sleeve that honors and celebrates Black Women.

This Black History Month, we partnered with LA-based illustrator Monica Ahanonu to create a Beats Flex custom sleeve that honors and celebrates Black Women.

What was your inspiration behind this custom sleeve?

Making the viewer feel calm, centered, and connected with their surroundings and nature. Most of my work is extremely vibrant with bold colors - which is stimulating to the mind - with this one I was drawn to more earthy tones and soft shapes to make the viewer feel grounded, take a breath, and slow down.

What was your inspiration behind this custom sleeve?

Making the viewer feel calm, centered, and connected with their surroundings and nature. Most of my work is extremely vibrant with bold colors - which is stimulating to the mind - with this one I was drawn to more earthy tones and soft shapes to make the viewer feel grounded, take a breath, and slow down.

What was your inspiration behind this custom sleeve?

Making the viewer feel calm, centered, and connected with their surroundings and nature. Most of my work is extremely vibrant with bold colors - which is stimulating to the mind - with this one I was drawn to more earthy tones and soft shapes to make the viewer feel grounded, take a breath, and slow down.

What message do you want to convey?

I want to get a message, or mood, across that reminds people of the creativity, variety and natural warm energy that Black women bring to a space.

What message do you want to convey?

I want to get a message, or mood, across that reminds people of the creativity, variety and natural warm energy that Black women bring to a space.

What message do you want to convey?

I want to get a message, or mood, across that reminds people of the creativity, variety and natural warm energy that Black women bring to a space.

Behind The Design with Monica Ahanonu

What role does music play in your work?

Music gives me energy. I often see colors and shapes dancing around in my head when I listen to music. I typically can tell when a piece is finished if I feel like the shapes and colors are dancing around the page and make a complete choreography with their placements and varying hues.

What role does music play in your work?

Music gives me energy. I often see colors and shapes dancing around in my head when I listen to music. I typically can tell when a piece is finished if I feel like the shapes and colors are dancing around the page and make a complete choreography with their placements and varying hues.

What role does music play in your work?

Music gives me energy. I often see colors and shapes dancing around in my head when I listen to music. I typically can tell when a piece is finished if I feel like the shapes and colors are dancing around the page and make a complete choreography with their placements and varying hues.

What does “Black women deserve their flowers” mean to you?

To me this means that Black women deserve recognition and praise as well as to be uplifted and to be credited for what they’ve added to society. To be considered and valued at a higher level. Black women deserve to be seen and heard and listened to.

What does “Black women deserve their flowers” mean to you?

To me this means that Black women deserve recognition and praise as well as to be uplifted and to be credited for what they’ve added to society. To be considered and valued at a higher level. Black women deserve to be seen and heard and listened to.

What does “Black women deserve their flowers” mean to you?

To me this means that Black women deserve recognition and praise as well as to be uplifted and to be credited for what they’ve added to society. To be considered and valued at a higher level. Black women deserve to be seen and heard and listened to.

The product behind the story

The product behind the story

The product behind the story

Portrait Photo: Jenna Jones

Portrait Photo: Jenna Jones

Portrait Photo: Jenna Jones

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