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Placemaking Week Nairobi 2017: Bringing Nairobians together in public spaces

  • 16th November 2017
  • Adrian Jankowiak
Today marks the beginning of Placemaking Week Nairobi, celebrating the city’s public spaces through community-led activities. The annual event, an initiative of Nairobi City Council,...

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Placemaking Week Nairobi 2017: Bringing Nairobians together in public spaces

  • 16th November 2017
  • Adrian Jankowiak
Today marks the beginning of Placemaking Week Nairobi, celebrating the city’s public spaces through community-led activities. The annual event, an initiative of Nairobi City Council,...

FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT: NDW2017 Postponed to March 2018.

  • 23rd October 2017
  • Anderson Karige
NDW2017 Postponed till March 2018. Having spoken with our partners, advisors and friends in our community, we are postponing this year's Nairobi Design Week Festival...

Thrift Social: Future Trends

  • 11th July 2017
  • Anderson Karige
1 Behind the scenes at one of Nairobi's hippest creative gatherings Thrift Social is a recurring event where contemporary Nairobians meet and share ideas through...

Announcing our new brand Identity

  • 5th June 2017
  • Nairobi Design Week
This year we aim to connect, curate and share a more interactive and engaging experience, developed to embrace and communicate with the design industry. After...

Change by Design Conference: DWB

  • 25th May 2017
  • Nairobi Design Week
  The Change by Design Conference was the first of its kind to be held in East Africa. You could still smell the paint drying...

NIDEC 2017 - Design Kenya Society Event Announcement

  • 1st May 2017
  • Nairobi Design Week
This year’s Nairobi International Design Conference (NIDEC 2017) which brings together design students, academia,design professionals and other stakeholders from the world to the University of Nairobi...

Finance for the creative sector: HEVA Forum

  • 20th March 2017
  • Julita Bhagat
The two day symposium at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Upper Hill was insightful and compelling. With a focus on topics around how businesses in...

Nairobi Innovation Week 2017: Human Centered Design

  • 28th February 2017
  • Nairobi Design Week
Organised by Aurecon, the World Design Organisation and StAD and hidden up high in UoN Towers, the “By the River” design thinking workshops asked participants...

Nairobi Design Week 2016 Event Recap

  • 30th November 2016
  • Nairobi Design Week
Nairobi Design Week 2016 began with a design thinking workshop through different stops on a matatu thanks to Think Place Nairobi, followed by pre-launch happy...

THINKPLACE: DESIGN MATATU

  • 24th November 2016
  • Anderson Karige
The word Matatu derives its roots from the Kikuyu of Kenya, from the colloquial phrase ‘mang’otore matatú’ translating to three cents. In the early 1960's,...

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