KRAFTS THERAPY FOUNDATION The foundation has created a platform where women come together not just for economic empowerment through tailoring & business courses but also serves as a platform that promotes wellbeing for the vulnerable women from the Kibera slums. We hold counseling sessions on a regular basis, thanks to Monica, our Director & Lead Trainer who is also […]

Understanding humans through data: Busara’s brand identity   Rebranding Busara to help them reach their goals   This year, Nairobi Design Week has worked closely with Busara to support their growing Communications team. The first priority was to give the brand identity a refresh. Busara’s focus on data driven analysis paired with their appreciation of […]

CLASS OF 2019: African Digital Media Institute (ADMI) Graduates!   The Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) has a fully equipped, state of the art campus in Central Nairobi. We were invited to their graduates’ show, ‘GLITCH’, which brought together individual and group projects on Saturday 31st August 2019. The range of skillsets on display impressed […]

CLASS OF 2019: DESIGN STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI   The design students at the University of Nairobi recently completed their final projects in illustration, graphic design, product design, fashion design and interior design. We visited their final year show, hosted at the ADD Building at the University of Nairobi. Below are some of the […]

Nairobi Design Week x Muze Club = Nairobi Design Muzes     A weekly showcase of Kenya’s creative industries   Creating a new type of Nightlife experience, Muze Club and Nairobi Design Week are collaborating on ‘Nairobi Design Muzes’, an event which brings together artists, musicians and designers, and shines an ultraviolet spotlight on Kenyan […]

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, [...]
IOM CHALLENGE: REDESIGNING MIGRANT INFORMATION CENTRES IN THE GAMBIA ArtsThread Competition: Enter now! ARTS THREAD COMPETITION: REDESIGNING MIGRANT INFORMATION CENTRES IN THE GAMBIA Are you a young creative inspired by Afrofuturism? An emerging designer willing to put his/her skills to work to create lasting, impactful change for young people? Do you want to contribute to [...]
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 [...]
Implementing Creative Methods to Improve Inclusive Sustainable Transport (I-CMiiST) Typically, half of East African cities urban residents walk to work (60% Kampala daily commute trips are on foot) yet infrastructure provision for non-motorised transport remains mainly aspirational. Inclusion of vulnerable communities in the development of streetscape infrastructure to support their journeys is rare; but considering their livelihood and social [...]
Turnup Travel offers around Nairobi and Kenya Turnup.Travel is an inbound and outbound tour operator, a holiday concierge and a production arm that delivers stunning visual content, digital campaigns and stories. Turnup.Travel has a digital marketing arm called Turnup in Motion with a dedicated professional crew of photographers, filmmakers, writers, producers and licensed drone pilots. They also [...]