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Taofeek Abijako
Taofeek Abijako: Nigerian-born designer is HEAD OF STATE
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The year was 2016 and Taofeek Abijako was a 17 year old teen embarking on a remarkable expedition. He launched Head Of State, a design company that would focus on fashion, furniture, art installation and product design. But this wouldn’t...
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The Culture-Clashing, Pop Art Photography of HASSAN HAJJAJ
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Where does one begin? With a career that spans decades, Moroccan-born photographer – Hassan Hajjaj has had one vibrant career. Dubbed the 'Andy Warhol of Marrakech', Hajjaj has garnered international acclaim thanks to his colourful photographs that embraces juxtaposition. The...
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THE LUXURY NETWORK KENYA: CEO, Michael Mwai, on Luxury in Kenya
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Described as “The next generation of marketing for luxury brands” by the British media, The Luxury Network is the world’s leading luxury affinity marketing group. It was founded in 2007 by Kevin Rose, a luxury books publisher, when he realised...
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CONTACT TDS
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We would love to work with you. Collaborations, partnerships and stocking with us creates magic so get in touch and let's see how we can work together to share our beautiful Kenya. Rampel Designs - Legacy Furniture in Kenya. Read...
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Between the Seams: What it Costs to be in the Business of Fashion
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From afar, fashion looks like glitz and glamour. What with all the Travel, celebrities, and the element of it being a creative expression outlet. We can see why it’s tempting to take the plunge and start your own fashion brand. ...
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Moran Munyuthe: Embracing The Serendipity Effect of Design
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The idea that artists should fall into a conventional box is a bit of an oxymoron. As American painter, Scott Kahn, phrased it, “preconceived notions and rules are the antithetical to the creative process.” Often, great art is achieved when the...
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By Hand With Heart: Hand Printed Fabrics By Simply Sandara
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Interior decorating is more than choosing the right accessories and furniture. Fabrics, with veracious patterns or design, go a long way to creating the ideal ambience in a space for you. Despite the slump of the once vibrant textile industry...
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Design Trends Meets The Interior Decorator: JORDAN AWORI
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Truth be told, we all love free things. So, when #ASKTID by The Interior Decorator popped up on our Instagram feed we had to stop and look. Simply put interior decorator, Jordan Awori, run a 24-hour social media campaign where she...
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Green Urban Living: Inspiration for the Design Boom in African Cities
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Ten years ago the UN Convention on Biological Diversity shared a report on urban spaces. Their assessment then showed that the world’s urban population would surpass the 4.9 billion mark by the year 2030. Which would understandably more than double...
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Table It: How Ordinary Every Day Items Can Enthuse Creation
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Where do you get your inspiration from? It’s a question that tends to pop up in an interview with creatives and designers. And for good reason. In today’s world, there is very little room for original thought. More often than...
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The Minimalistic Art Expression of Miminat Designs
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Bright colours and prints are like the drums Hollywood uses to usher in an ‘African based’ scene. In the Western world’s mind, African art and design is categorized by these two principles. While there is quite a bit of both...
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Collaborating Beauty and Design with Birsel + Seck 
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“The future of Africa is collaborating and if we want to do big things, we have to collaborate." –Bibi Seck Birsel + Seck is an award-winning design and innovation studio that has perfected the art of problem solving in product...
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The Art of Upcycling: Getting creative with Junk is On Trend
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“The alchemy of the 21st Century is to convert waste into things of utility and extend the life of objects.” Design Indaba founder, Ravi Naidoo, affirmed this during a 2013 interview with Dezeen as he gave a tour of the...
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Editor’s Note – Design Trends Series
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Editor's Note_____________ From opening our flagship store at Two Rivers to wrapping up the Designer focus series, we want to bring some inspiration and style to your homes with our Design Trends Series.  A lot has been happening these two...
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