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Focus on: Rwanda
3 Apr 15
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Rwanda is full of positive signs of growth and repair.
4 Apr 15
The top feature this week told the story of a young designer following the trail of his Zulu roots.
Focus on: The rich possibilities of play
5 Apr 15
These designers and creatives embrace their inner child to keep their creativity alive and kicking in their work.
Focus on: The fine art of street signs
6 Apr 15
Street signs hold sway in our urban psyches, thanks to these design masters – and subverters.
11 Apr 15
The tale of a traditional Nigerian fabric called Aso Oke, reinvented in contemporary shoe designs, walked away with the top spot.
Focus on: South African designers working in wool
12 Apr 15
It’s Wool Week in Cape Town! We round up five recently launched designs that explore the tactile possibilities of this natural fibre.
18 Apr 15
Christoph Niemann’s illustration, made for us in response to the recent spate of xenophobic violence in South Africa, had universal impact.
10 product highlights at Milan 2015
19 Apr 15
As Milan Design Week draws to an end, we look back at ten new designs that made an impression.
25 Apr 15
Our gallery of specially made anti-xenophobia posters submitted by local illustrators was the most popular story this week.
Focus on: Telling time
26 Apr 15
Six innovative timepieces that turn clock-watching into an unusual experience.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
This short film is a meditation on the joys girlhood
12 Feb 16
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