Take Five

The tale of a traditional Nigerian fabric called Aso Oke, reinvented in contemporary shoe designs, walked away with the top spot.
Take Five.


Aso Oke, authentically woven Nigerian fabric, moved from headgear to footwear thanks to Nigerian designer Tunde Owolabi, capturing the attention of our readers along the way.


Istanbul designer Ayse Yesim Eröktem’s contemporary reworking of traditional jars were a Turkish delight.


Another current-day adaptation of traditional craft techniques, the Février Rug collection by French fashion designer Florian Pretet, caught readers’ eyes.


Hot off the press, Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg's design manifesto, "Beyond the New", was released on designindaba.com for the first time, gaining popularity quickly enough to earn a top spot.


Our video interview with co-conspirators and creators of edgy comics Lauren Beukes and Dale Halvorsen (aka Joey Hi-Fi) was a final firm favourite. 

Watch the Talk with Hella Jongerius