Working towards sustainable 3D printed products Digital Blacksmiths' crowdfunding campaign, which we wrote about back in March, has succeeded . They've raised over $26,000 to create 100 3D printed microscopes and further their research into the possibilities of 3D printing for improving STEM education in Kenya and beyond. They plan to test these with the schools [...]
Flipflopi crowdfunding campaign launches At least 8 million tonnes of plastic is said to find its way to the ocean every year and 50% of it is used to make disposable products. By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans, this calls for a Plastic Revolution. That Plastic Revolution is here [...]
Exploring Lamu Island's newest furniture studio Saba, a new line of “contemporary Swahili” furniture, opened its first storefront in Lamu in December 2017. Created by Moran Munyuthe, an architect turned furniture designer, the Saba furniture blends traditional patterns with modern style. Moran, who trained as an architect in London and Rome, returned to Kenya to [...]