Take Five

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

1

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. 

2

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. 

3

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. 

4

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

5

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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