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The quintessential 21st-century accessory gets a Xhosa-inspired case courtesy of Vukile Batyi and Laduma Ngxokolo. Check out his Afro-chic design here.


Facebook communication designer Ji Lee plays with football-inspired type in his Word Cup series. Flip through this gallery to see his graphic take on the football tournament.


Listen to artist Haroon Gunn-Salie talk about how he uses the city as his canvas to raise the ghosts of South Africa's past in this video interview. 


When Teshia Treuhaft wanted to reimagine what a chair could be, she turned to a classically trained dancer. The unusual collaboration helped her understand furniture design through the lens of another discipline - with beautiful results. Watch her talk about it here. 


Track of the Week Mau Vivi (meaning “God is sweet”) is the title track of Nigerian musician Jo Lanre Kunnuji's EP recorded in 2011. A jazz-infused Ogu gospel song, Kunnuji's composition is combines rhythmic and delicate guitars with a simple, yet textured line of vocals. Press play here. 

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