Xhosa Names and Meanings
in a series of animated ect by South African graphic designer and illustrator Thandiwe Tshabalala
Way back, when apartheid was taking place in South Africa, parents used to give their kids English names so that white people wouldn’t have to struggle pronouncing African names. Most people born during the times of … Continue Reading ››
A graphic design project by Zimbabwean born illustrator and graphic designer Osmond Tshuma
The Colonial Bastard Rhodes typeface is a post-colonial critique of both Cecil John Rhodes and the impact of Colonialism in South Africa. The typeface is based on identifying certain key characteristics of fonts and typography used during the Colonial Era. Taking the … Continue Reading ››
is a typography, branding and digital artist from Egypt. His portfolio includes great examples of his love for pixel art. His style is inspired by old school video games and includes a mixture of Arabic typography and pixel art.
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African inspired project by Brussel based design studio Bold.
Over the course of the year, we developed several visuals to promote the release of Stromae's second album, which goes by the name of "√". Stromae asked us to come up with a different pattern for each song, which could subsequently be made into clothing. Each pattern reflects the lyrics as well … Continue Reading ››