Fear.Less

Fear.Less is an ingenious project about the darker days of apartheid in South Africa. The project is a collaboration between Daniel Ting Chong and Jordan Metcalf. The project showcases several objects used to perpetuate crimes and instil fear in the South African people. These objects, like broken bottles, guns, axes, handcuffs, etc., are created with…

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Moroso M’Afrique – Creative Chairs

Moroso M’afrique is a collaboration of several designers with a collective goal of showcasing the art and craft of Africa as a whole, and therefore changing the global perception of the continent. The designers conceptualize the chair designs and each piece is handwoven by local craftsmen in Dakar. No two pieces are alike; each one…

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Tribal Puffs

I’ve always loved interior decoration that had a splash of Africa. It’s one thing to have your house look like a mini-African museum. But it’s quite another to be a little more subtle. Those are the designs I love the most. Having these puffs would do just that- bring a splash of Africa into your…

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Animals/Izilwanyana

Illustrator and designer Xanele designed this children’s illustration book Animals/Izilwanyana after she saw the need for more educational books for children below 6 years. During her time working in crèches, she identified the need for a children’s book that can bridge the language gap in the township areas. This book Animals/Izalwanyana teaches young children Animal…

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Tribal Business Cards

Jordan Metclef designs these beautiful business cards that I wish I had thought of first. They are so simplistic but different from the norm in many beautiful ways. Their colo ris based on black with simple white design lights (instead of the conventional white background). They are shaped in a triangle instead of the usual…

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Nigeria…Sweet Times

Not too long ago, arguably the most popular Nigerian music was high life and Afro blues/disco/funk. The sounds were so original, they were on a class of their own. A lot of them had pretty funny lyrics as well. It’s a shame that these sounds are getting lost. I found some album art from that…

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Glover Inspiration

To inspire others, you have to first inspire yourself. Inspiration creates tees with worlds of inspiration/quotes from notable people. Their brand captures the basic premise of successful human living; the need to have (and even spread) inspiration and motivation to gear people up to be who they can be. Check their blog out here. Via Afroklectic

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