Creative, community collaborations with purpose ❤️

We focus on community, and use design methodologies to explore the value of creativity in making positive changes across the world.

We’re currently rebuilding our website, so this section and others will be updated with more information soon! If there’s anything you’d like to see, now’s the time to tell us!

Our Work

Community

Daily: Website & directory, digital platforms 

Weekly: #AfrikaDesign Podcast & #Designisforeveryone Series

Monthly-ish: Newsletter sent out to our mailing list. Sign up here!

Yearly:  Festival (annual community showcase and collaboration).

Studio

We create special projects that will create value for the community.

Refugees Pavilion @London Design Biennale 2018

Paint The Court

Labelled Human

Our Community

Professionals

Enthusiasts

Students

Entrepreneurs

THEMES

Every year, we focus on a theme to expand our understanding of design in that area, and share it with our community. These themes are central to our work and our values. The annual festival is curated as an exploration of the theme.

(Venues in brackets)

2020: Design is for Everyone (209 Statehouse Road)

2019: Culture & Heritage (Nairobi National Museum)

2018: Resource & Community (Kenya National Theatre, BuildX)

2016: Artisans & Startups (Creatives Garage, PAWA254)

2015: The range and breadth of design (PAWA254, Moringa School, Village Market, The Foundry)

FAQ (coming soon)

How do you work?

How can I be involved in the festival?

How can I sign up. for the free Design Directory?

What do you specialise in?

Are you hiring?

Do you offer internships?

Do you curate?

Can you work on my project?

Can I feature on your podcast/IG feed?

How can we partner?

Where did the chatbot go?

If you have another question, let us know!

Afrikan design to the world!​

Nairobi Design Week purple pattern