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On designing spaces with people's mental health in mind
Siphilele Magagula on life after her conceptual Empathy Museum, fundraising to continue her studies and creating more spaces that heal.
A museum where your emotions are the main attraction
Siphilele Magagula’s conceptual design asks participants to lay their prejudices bare.
Dr William Mapham says designers are important to the future of healthcare
During his Design Indaba talk, for which he got a standing ovation, he called on designers to get involved.
Photo Series: Documenting “The Other Africa”
Social documentary photographer Lou Jones has spent the last few years documenting the new Africa, “The Other Africa.”
In celebration of the African vernacular architecture
American architect Jon Sojkowski is gathering an online archive of images and information that celebrate African vernacular architecture.
Quazi Design – How it all began
A charming stop-motion film that recounts the journey of Swaziland-based studio Quazi Design.
Handmade Home Collection by Quazi Design
Quazi Design’s new range of homeware is an ambitious departure from its previous focus on jewellery.
Progressive craft company Quazi Design has revealed their 2014 lookbook. Here's a look at some of their hottest collections of the year.
Weaving a tradition
Gone Rural's Fluoro Vases – Series 2 showcase a modern translation of traditional African patterns.
Gone Rural is an organisation that provides home-based incomes to over 750 rural African women through craft.
Coral Stephens Handweaving
Coral Stephens produce handmade decor from the finest mohair, raffia, cotton and silk.
Baobab Batik produces hand-crafted home décor and accessories while improving the lives of rural women in Swaziland.
Queen of beauty
Quazi Design has been announced as a finalist in the SOURCE Awards 2013.
Paper Scissors Stone
Recycled magazines, wood, broken glass and brass are transformed into bespoke jewellery pieces in Quazi Design's new Paper Scissors Stone collection.
Quazi Design is a progressive craft company from Swaziland that transforms waste magazines into original accessories and interiors.
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