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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 [...]
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 the first part in a series describing our partners behind The Refugees' Pavilion, a project Nairobi Design Week created for the London Design Biennale 2018. Helping refugee women achieve economic success through entrepreneurship The RefuSHE story is one of an organisation that provides healing, education, and empowerment for young refugee women and their [...]
MDQ works with Circa69 to create space experience Muthoni Drummer Queen recently launched her new album SHE, which featured an album cover with body painting by Micheal Soi. MDQ is following up the album with Africa's first virtual reality music video, created with UK multimedia artist and electronic producer, Circa69. The body painting for the [...]
The Next Pop Up & Chill set for 6th May 2018 Chillimango is back again with the Pop Up & Chill market. Consistent to showcasing Kenyan made brands, the platform brings together artisans and collectors  carefully curated to  bring handmade, eco, holistic and vintage goods, and items inspired by Africa and majorly made in Kenya. True to [...]
The next Pop Up and Chill will take place on March 4th 2018 Pop Up & Chill is a market by Chillimango that features a carefully curated array of artisans and collectors bringing handmade, eco, holistic and vintage goods, and items inspired by Africa and mostly made in Kenya. DJ Coco Em and DJ Nairobidhobi will [...]