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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 [...]
Celebrating the process of creation Video by Engala Dereje. The final day of Nairobi Design Week 2018 was a celebration of the process of creation, under our festival theme of Resource & Community. Make a Day of it asked exhibitors to not only display and sell their products, but also share stories of how they [...]
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 [...]
Afrika Design: Resource and Community Afrika Design brought together the industry and public for a day of discussions and discovery around the festival theme Resource & Community. A morning of speaker panels at the Kenya National Theater was followed by workshops in the sunny Kenya Cultural Centre courtyard. The event took place on Friday 23rd March 2018. [...]
Bringing design visionaries to the community This is the first in our series of NDW2018 Highlights, where we share some of the stories from Nairobi Design Week 2018. This year was the first time we hosted our Delegates Tour, bringing together design visionaries to discover handpicked highlights from the Nairobi Design Week community. The aim [...]
1) Boost your career If you're wondering what to see at Nairobi Design Week 2018, Careers in Design will be the first event of its type in Kenya. It's a day dedicated to connecting talent and opportunities. There will be design job opportunities from Bluesky Innovations, portfolio workshops by ArkAfrica and Orkidstudio as well as guest [...]
Bringing you access to a global design calendar... Last year Nairobi Design Week joined the World Design Weeks organisation, a quickly growing group of festivals which intends to connect the world's design communities. We believe it's important for designers to explore the work of their peers around the world and one of the best ways [...]
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 [...]
We're looking for passionate volunteers to strengthen our team Nairobi Design Week 2018 is taking place on 18-25th March and in the run up to the festival, we have the perfect opportunity to bring some new faces to our team. We're a team of volunteers who have been working to bring an unforgettable experience to [...]

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 to March 2018. Kenya is currently redefining its future and in the meantime, we will carry on work with our exciting collaborators to bring you a teaser this year for […]