Afrika Design
“I would have made more PROTOTYPES” | 3 Young Designers x Laser Cutting | AFRIKA, DESIGN! ep.3

“I would have made more PROTOTYPES” | 3 Young Designers x Laser Cutting | AFRIKA, DESIGN! ep.3

May 23, 2020

Kashyap, Farhia and Grishon took part in ‘The Urban Residency’, organised by Kenya Lighting Industries and Nairobi Design Week to give young designers an opportunity to bring real products to market. They spent 5 days at Kenya Lighting Industries, refined their designs & learned about industrial manufacturing methods: laser cutting, CNC punching and electrostatic powder coating.

Intros: 6:45 Process: 14:47 Learnings: 24:30 Feedback: 43:45 Legacy: 46:29 Outro: 59:45

UGANDA’s DESIGN FUTURE, DESIGN BETS, British Council & more | Eugene Kavuma | AFRIKA, DESIGN! | Ep.2

UGANDA’s DESIGN FUTURE, DESIGN BETS, British Council & more | Eugene Kavuma | AFRIKA, DESIGN! | Ep.2

May 19, 2020

Eugene Kavuma is the founder & director of Kampala Design Week. We caught up during the 2nd KDW at his home in Uganda, discussed the trials and tribulations of starting a design festival, his design travels, collaborations with the British council and NEON Studio and how they turned 100 wooden stalls into an installation for the festival.

He also talks about the $700 bet on his own exhibition, curating Uganda's creatives and more. Find him @kavumae & @kampaladesignweek

DESIGNING SHOES for the WORLD’S LARGEST footwear manufacturer | Esther Kute | AFRIKA, DESIGN! | Ep.1

DESIGNING SHOES for the WORLD’S LARGEST footwear manufacturer | Esther Kute | AFRIKA, DESIGN! | Ep.1

May 4, 2020

Esther Kute was the youngest, 1st female & 1st black Product Development Manager at Bata Kenya. Products she designed sell globally, have featured @NYC fashion week, in Vogue magazine & sell millions in USD.

TOPICS: Face fears, take opportunities, make a change life. Learning from Ann McCreath & Osborne Macharia and much more. 🎵@Sheylofi