Vogue: Meet the Designer Behind the Most Joyful Cushions on Instagram

By Carmen Rosy Hall


Paboy Bojang was 13 years old when he began working at his uncle’s tailoring shop in the Gambia, where he learned to sew. After his uncle migrated to Europe, leaving Bojang to maintain the shop, Bojang had no choice but to take on the role as principal breadwinner as school was not an option. He developed a unique eye for choosing fabrics and colors which has, this year, become the backbone of his home goods company. Bojang’s Naples-based line of cotton cushions, In Casa by Paboy, has quickly gained recognition for its buoyant pleated edges, bold color combinations and signature red zippers. Read more