AFRICAN CROSSROADS 2019 Mombasa, Kenya | Nov 20-23, 2019 This is a guest post by Hivos. African Crossroads is a community of future-oriented African thinkers and doers which meets annually to exchange and critically reflect on the most cutting-edge entrepreneurial, scientific, artistic, and technological developments anchored in African intellectual and technological traditions. Through design exhibitions, [...]
NAIROBI DESIGN WEEK 2019: Culture & Heritage The fourth Nairobi Design Week took place on 17th-23rd March 2019, under the theme Culture & Heritage. NDW19 invited visitors to discover how East Afrikan heritage has influenced the world we live in today, and how design impacts the culture of the world we will pass on to [...]
NAIROBI DESIGN WEEK 2019 : Free Mind Sessions in Pictures Nairobi Design Week 2019 : Free Mind Sessions The fourth Nairobi Design Week took place on 17th-23rd March 2019, under the theme Culture & Heritage. NDW19 invited visitors to discover how East Afrikan heritage has influenced the world we live in today, and how design [...]
Nairobi Design Week 2019 : Careers in Design Careers in Design took place on Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March 2019 during the fourth Nairobi Design Week, and gave students and young professionals opportunities to showcase work, take part in portfolio workshops, learn about the newest opportunities, meet with industry mentors and much more. Speakers: Orkidstudio [...]
THANK YOU FOR MAKING 2018 AN INCREDIBLE YEAR Thank you for your ongoing support, collaboration, partnership, and creativity in 2018. Our theme this year has been Resource & Community, and that's where so much of our focus has gone: towards building and being a better platform for creatives to thrive in East Africa. It's been [...]
MADE IN KENYA: Holiday Gift Guide There's so much great design coming out of Kenya these days that there's no way we could cover everything, but we wanted to inspire you for the holidays and give you some ideas before the new year. Whether for friends, family or yourself, we hope you find something here [...]
DESIGN LAYERS: 3D Printing in Kenya This project seeks to develop capacity within the Kenyan market for 3D printing, by highlighting the benefits of this technology, supporting local 3D printer manufactures and developing ten product case studies. The project culminated in an event at the University of Nairobi to demonstrate the added value of digital [...]
An entire weekend of Pop Up n Chillin' Pop Up & Chill for the last time in 2018 on 15th and 16th December at 910 James Gichuru from 10am to 7pm. Bring your family, friends and pets for a great weekend of great music, food, drink and shopping from 40 unique handmade in Kenya vendors [...]
This is a guest post by Dicky Hokie Jr. His work has featured before on Nairobi Design Week with the Kenyan Shilling redesign and he is the co-founder of African Stock Photo. With the push by businesses to go digital, companies have quickly turned their sights to mobile apps. Many, unfortunately, with little or no thought [...]
This is a guest post on behalf of Lulu Kitololo Studio. Lulu Kitololo Studio presents Afri-love Fest: a one-day celebration of creativity, on Sunday 18th November. The event will feature a market as well as creative workshops, talks and other experiences, all taking place at the beautiful Ikigai Westlands – a perfect setting for housing all the creations, [...]