Redressing the Crown

I hear that Joanne Piéf alternates between calling herself a Hair Sculptress, Braidologist and Hair Designer. I’m going to go with Sculptress, because there is no other term that describes what she has done in this Re-dressing the Crown series. “We speak through our hair, consciously or unconsciously,” she explains. Joanne shows her long term…

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Cities Meet Typography

Here, typography meets cities in a fabulously creative way. It’s interesting to see how different artists portray their beloved Egyptian city, Cairo, through art and typography. These images below are part of the Show Us Your Type project. The graphic artists showcase their cities using their originally designed types. I would love to see how…

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Ajiri Tea

These designs on Ajiri Tea’s packaging would make anyone smile. Honestly, I would buy this tea just for the lovely illustrations on the box. Each box actually has a unique label that has been handmade from the dried bark of banana treas. This is a creative mix of creativity, design, food, and community development. I…

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Bring Africa Home

African-inspired designs are getting trendier by the minute, and interior decoration is definitely not being left behind. It has become a fairly popular interior decor theme, but interestingly, still original enough to garner attention and exude class (if done right). African inspiration spans many different cultures, and whether you’re sticking to one culture or mixing…

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Font Inspired by Africa

There are thousands of fonts out there (and yes, not just the ones on MS Word). How many of them have been inspired by Africa though? Yes, not many. But this Afrographique Typeface has been created with the tribal signature of Africa in mind, artfully and subtly representing Africa.

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