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The Shopper Bag that started it all – Canvas & Kangas *Images courtesy and copyrighted to ©CanvasandKangas
The Shopper Bag that started it all – Meet Canvas and Kangas -Part I
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When you think of the coast, you imagine palm trees, wind, warmth, sun, sounds of the ocean and beach. How about the perfect coastal bag that carries that spirit of coast? Denise Noordermeer, the founder of Canvas and Kangas, was...
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From Lecturer to Fashion Designer, Amanda Seel-Mkare shares her evolution into Zinj Design
From Lecturer to Fashion Designer, Amanda Seel-Mkare shares her evolution into Zinj Design [Part I]
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Hailing from Takaungu Village, near Kilifi, Zinj Design was founded in 2007 and now hires over 60 people. Amanda Seel-Mkare and son, Jesse Seel, evolved into fashion launching their brand, Zinj Design. Amanda spent most of her life as a...
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Looking Back at our May Photography SeriesThis month, we took an exciting journey through the lens. We were truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We begin with our May Photography Series where we introduce to you some of our Kenyan photographers
Looking Back at our May Photography Series
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ This month, we took an exciting journey through the lens. We were truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We began with...
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From their own love affair to a love of wedding photography...Ben Kiruthi and his beautiful wife Gathoni have built themselves a wedding photography business having grown from strength to strength and from engaged to married. What makes this couple and photography unique? God, their love for each other and capturing and sharing love stories.
From their own love affair to a love of wedding photography: Ben and Gathoni Kiruthi tell us their story
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Ben Kiruthi and his beautiful wife Gathoni have built themselves a wedding photography business having grown from strength to strength and from engaged to married. What makes this couple and photography unique? God, their love for each other and capturing...
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Osbourne Macharia and his haunting ability to capture light. Images courtesy of Osbourne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsbourneMacharia
Osborne Macharia: His haunting ability to capture light and depth
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Image courtesy of Osborne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsborneMacharia Image courtesy of Osborne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsborneMacharia Have we spiked your interest? There are no words to describe Osborne Macharia's work and no wonder he is highly admired by the likes...
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Calm, cool and collected is how we can describe him. From advertising department head to photographer, Sebastian Wanzalla is both easygoing and deeply profound. From Advertising Department Head to Photographer, meet Sebastian Wanzalla Image used ©SebastianWanzalla #tdsphotoseries
Sebastian Wanzalla on the growing photography culture in Kenya and his experience [Part II]
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As much as the increase of Kenyan photographers is taking place, Sebastian describes both as good and bad. Good that the appreciation is evidently growing but bad because those who fail to execute their work properly affect the industry standards....
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From Advertising Department Head to Photographer, meet Sebastian Wanzalla Image used ©SebastianWanzalla #tdsphotoseries
From Advertising Department Head to Photographer, meet Sebastian Wanzalla [Part I]
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Calm, cool and collected is how we can describe him. From advertising department head to photographer, Sebastian Wanzalla is both easygoing and deeply profound. Unafraid to try new things, Sebastian jumped into photography almost as a joke and has been...
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Victor Peace - The Eye is Better to Train
VICTOR PEACE: The Eye is Better to Train [Part II]
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Victor has been at it for two years and for him he wakes up in the morning, in his own words, “like tenenenen.” Despite the incredible journey he has had thus far, he has also had some challenges, especially with...
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Editor’s Note: May Photography Series “Journey Behind the Lens”
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ This month, we take a journey through the lens. We are truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We begin with our...
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From Antique Treasure Chest to Contemporary Statement Jewellery Pieces; Presenting Poetic Trends by Urvi Shah
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Urvi Shah’s journey into her brand Poetic Trends began years before she was aware of it. Her pieces are carefully designed, refurbished and assembled antique pendants and ornaments from across Africa that were collected by her grandfather and her father...
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Trailer for The NEST Collective's second fashion film project in collaboration with Chico Leco - To Catch A Dream, starring Ajuma Nasenyana. The Designers Studio Kenya Fashion
The NEST and Chico Leco presents To Catch A Dream Fashion Film
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We love anything bold, daring and conversation starting. The NEST Collective does exactly that. With a team of 12, they started their journey to create an artistic multidisciplinary collective with the "aim of exploring our troubling modern identities, re-imagining our...
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Year in Review: From Those Designers Who Have Been There
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It’s that time of year when we look back and review how 2014 went, what we loved, what we didn’t love, what we would like to improve on and what we want to remember and carry with this. This year,...
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Fear & Desire Captured on Camera
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Behind the scenes of the first fashion film and photography exhibition. “Fear and Desire” is an original creative concept that tells a story about beauty and contrast through texture in landscapes, make up, styling and an ethereal mood. “Fear & Desire:...
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Kenya represented beautifully at AFWL 2014
Kenya represented beautifully at AFWL 2014
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"African fashion is like a new fashion revolution, you can't ignore it, it's everywhere if you go into the mainstream shops like Top Shop, River Island, Zara, most of their prints are inspired by Africa." Ronke Ademiluyi, AWFL founder and...
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