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NAIROBI

DESIGN WEEK

2020

DESIGN IS...

...OPEN
INCLUSIVE
ACCESSIBLE
EMPATHETIC
& SENSUAL

But what does that mean?

We’re all touched by design on a daily basis without realising it, and every person solves problems creatively in their own lives. So let’s explore design together!

#DESIGNISFOREVERYONE!

NDW2020

CELEBRATING 5 YEARS OF NAIROBI DESIGN
WEEK!
2020 sees Nairobi Design Week return for a fifth festival, sharing stories of what we’ve learned, what we’re doing and where we’re going, as an organisation and as a community.
Our format stays familiar and gets tweaked every year. Events will run over seven days from Sunday 8th March to Saturday 14th March 2020 around the theme of ‘Inclusivity’.

AFRIKA DESIGN

MON 9 March 2020

This year Afrika Design comes back in a totally new format: Participants will take part in a LIVE interactive collaboration with the creative community!

Watch it all come together in front of your eyes.

Careers in Design

THU 12- FRI 13 MARCH 2020

How do you get into the creative industries? Show up for Careers in Design to level-up your portfolio and learn from the pros.

See some of the best upcoming creative work in Kenya, hear how industry experts began their journeys and get real feedback.

COMMUNITY TOUR

TUE 10- WED 11 MARCH 2020

Go behind the scenes of the community, and explore what goes on in a creative environment!

Visit Nairobi’s many creative spots, take part in scheduled activities or sign up for a guided tour of the festival’s highlights.

EXHIBITION

MARCH 2020

Discover a selection of projects asking questions about inclusivity.

How can design help us be more inclusive?