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Nigerian graphic designer stumbles onto the world's art stage
Karo Akpokiere first heard about the Venice Biennale four months ago. Now his work, an ongoing love letter to his home in Lagos, is causing a stir there.
African architecture on the global agenda
The recent UIA2014 conference in Durban presented an opportunity to discuss the priorities for architects in Africa, writes Sean O'Toole.
The first African company to win a coveted Red Dot Design Award proves that South Africa has the potential.
Sean O'Toole spoke to Ross Lovegrove about his passion for fluid lines - and sculpture.
It is said that the real era of SA posters began in the 1980s, a fact largely attributed to the formation of the Screen Printing Project.
Sean O' Toole chatted with surf-loving designer David Carson.
The democratic designer
Sean O'Toole talks to Stefano Giovannoni about his love of pop culture.
Boom or bust!
Sean O'Toole chatted to Irma Boom, asking her about her enigmatic portfolio of work.
Sean O'Toole chatted to Fabio Ongarato about Australia's post-colonial design legacy, and its tendency to mix ideas.
Life in design
Sean O'Toole spoke to Sir Terence about his extraordinary achievements, asking him how he would like to be remembered one day.
Between 4,5 and 5 million South Africans have received "secure tenure" homes since 1994. Sean O'Toole looks beyond the statistics.
Trusting the truth
Trust is not a word one often associates with documentary photography, writes Sean O'Toole.
First things first
Sean O'Toole spoke to Kalle Lasn, asking him about his decision to revive a dusty design manifesto from 1964.
Fernando Gutierrez is widely regarded as a designer at the fore of contemporary magazine design. Sean O'Toole recently spoke with him.
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