Ugandan Print Design for OSIEA

For your inspiration this is a design example of a Ugandan initiative. Executed by Creative Director, Assegid Gessesse and Art Director, Chris Cogswell this is an example of humanitarian design aesthetics. Amplifying Voices, published by the Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA), is a magazine produced to inform grantees,…
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Interview with Chew Magazine

ADA recently interviewed Elizabeth Janse van Rensburg, editor of Chew Magazine. Chew magazine is the new generation online publication. It is has an energetic spirit oozing a personal, edgy style and an experimental nature. It is a high quality publication with substance, which doesn’t conform to mediocrity or the traditional…
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Lulu Kitololo

Lulu Kitololo is a storyteller and ideamonger, using any medium necessary. That usually involves design and art direction but also illustration, writing, facilitating workshops, giving talks, and taking full advantage of that beautiful playground called the internet, any chance she gets! Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Lulu studied Communications…
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Ethiopian Scrolls

For your inspiration ancient Ethiopian magical scroll. Source: World Art Design In Ethiopia, when people are sick or anxious, they may commission a scroll from a priest or shaman. The scrolls are drawn on goat skin or parchment paper and can be as long as the height of the person…
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Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu is an African artist renowned for her haunting and dramatic female figures. An artist from Nairobi, Kenya, Mutu creates painted and collaged images of the female body offering a commentary on feminist and racial issues such as the history of women's representation, cultural migration, global identity, colonial legacies,…
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