Design Network Africa’s beautiful objects

Chair by Cheick Diallo

Coinciding with the Joburg Art Fair last week was an exhibition curated by Adam Levin of Imagine Nation¬†(the global homeware store based at 44 Stanley Ave)¬†that brought together 30 leading designers from 15 African countries. It’s part of a 36-month funded programme (Thank you Denmark) aimed at establishing “authentic interaction between design companies from throughout the continent who produce beautiful, contemporary work”, Continue reading

Nigerians and South Africans – mind the gap

#150. Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s piece in The Guardian this morning titled: “Why do South Africans hate Nigerians?” Disturbing.
The acclaimed novelist was writing in response to the wound opened up by the movie District 9. Continue reading