Take Five

The question of what design thinking can do for Africa piqued readers' interest this week.
Take Five
Take Five


In this Opinion piece Matthias Reichwald, founding design and marketing director of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, explores the role of design thinking in shaping the future of the Africa continent. 


The third edition of the Artist's Almanac by Essie Letterpress showcases the talents of some of the most exciting South African graphic designers. See the Product Spotlight. 


Artist Zina Saro-Wiwa's new gallery space in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, honours her late father's activist legacy, beginning with its location – in his old office. Read the Africa Report. 


South African designer Jan Douglas takes a reductionist approach with "Die Steunpilaar", an elegant leaning lamp. See the Product Spotlight.  


How a rural school went from design and fabrication at a workshop in Johannesburg to erection on a dusty site in the village of Chimphamba, Malawi. See the Lookbook

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