Inuk Barbie Designs
Inuk / Canada / Craft & Fashion
Barbara Akoak owner and designer of Inuk Barbie Designs expresses her inspiration from her culture as a seamstress and goldsmith. From the forests of inland Northwest Territories to the tundra of Nunavut Barbara’s affinity for the unique biomes and the inherited oral teachings are her main themes and motifs. Using materials such as narwhal and walrus ivory tusk, muskox horn, caribou antler, sealskin, along with cotton or other embellishments is Inuk Barbie Designs is designed with comfort and integrity in mind considering the arctic climates, and casual wear.