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Demystifying ‘African’ design, The Africa is Now Exhibiton

Demystifying ‘African’ design, The Africa is Now Exhibition

An in-depth review of the Design Indaba Expo 2014 held February 28 – March 2, 2014. At this year’s edition of the seminal design expo meets conference – Design Indaba, innovation beyond South…

Pre-loved Designs

Yinka Ilori | Upcyling Designer

Passionate, is an appropriate term to describe London born, Nigerian furniture maker Yinka Ilori. A young talent, his vision is to create a bespoke yet sustainable design collection. By sourcing used, vintage or…

Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Crises around the globe never ending and the need for reflection of our condition likewise to be constantly considered.  Famine has once again struck in the Horn of East Africa, plaguing the nations…

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Figuratively Speaking

Cape Town-based Sobeit Studio, run by design duo Bartèl van Vuuren & Liezle Fourie (jewelry) introduce their Regency style inspired mirrors, ‘The Looking Glass‘ collection,

Inspired | Cairo

Inspired | Cairo

  Online magazine, Show Us Your Type curated by Neue combines two passions, typography and geography. Each issue features a new city where designers from around the globe contributing their visual ideations on…

Sootcookie, Ceramics With a Twist

Sootcookie, Ceramics With a Twist

There is something charming, minimal yet cheeky about the ceramic creations of South African label, Sootcookie. Familiar but with a twist on the play to juxtapose materiality with function.

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Baskets Abstracted: A Review of Stephen Burks’ Man-Made Exhibition

The tradition of  basket weaving and its usage is common throughout the continent of Africa for items typically used in the rituals of daily life. American-born and New York-based  renown industrial designer Stephen…

Chaz Maviyane-Davies

Featured | Chaz Maviyane-Davies

In speaking about design communication, Zimbawean-born graphic designer and professor Chaz Maviyane-Davies describes the process as struggle, indicating that it is through this process of struggle that we begin to say something.

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