DorcasCreates is a UK-based illustration brand that seeks to celebrate and uplift Black women through vibrantly illustrated products and bold statement jewelry.
Dorcas Magbadelo, illustrator and product designer of DorcasCreates, draws inspiration from the beautiful and proud Black women she encounters in her daily life. Incorporating elements of her Nigerian heritage, Magbadelo uses striking colors and patterns to center these women and capture Black womanhood and Black girl joy.
Oluwatobiloba is inspired by traditional Yoruba head-ties. This Gele inspired pin is named after Dorcas' older sister; Oluwatobiloba means "God is a great/mighty King."