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Travel with Design Indaba through the continent as we meet and profile some of the most exciting creatives across design, architecture, music and everything in between.

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French photographer Antoine Tempé has been living in Dakar, Senegal and works on portraits and documenting contemporary West African culture. French Photographers, African Culture, Continents, Portraits, Contemporary, Architecture, Crafts, Travel, Design

Antoine Tempé: Documenting West African culture | Design Indaba

French photographer Antoine Tempé has been living in Dakar, Senegal and works on portraits and documenting contemporary West African culture.

Uganda's creative industries are on the rise and while there is still distrust for things "made-in-Uganda", the music industry has a massive local following. Street Culture, Creative Industries, Music Industry, Uganda, Live, Celebrities, Travel, Food, Design

Celebrating Uganda's street culture | Design Indaba

Uganda's creative industries are on the rise and while there is still distrust for things "made-in-Uganda", the music industry has a massive local following.

According to Christian Benimana, before starting any project a designer must decide what his mission is and an architect must learn to think beyond the building. Worlds Of Fun, Christian, Architecture, Mens Tops, Syria, Competition, War, Design, Live

Christian Benimana: Architecture with a mission | Design Indaba

According to Benimana, before starting any project a designer must decide what his mission is and an architect must learn to think beyond the building.

Ugandan Betty Ikalany founded AEST in order to help women in her community have access to clean cooking fuel. Sustainable Design, Uganda, Sustainability, Community, Cleaning, Cooking, Outdoor Decor, Travel, Women

Clean cooking fuel for Uganda | Design Indaba

Ugandan Betty Ikalany founded AEST in order to help women in her community have access to clean cooking fuel.

Ugandan-born fashion designer Edward Sempa talks about how the fashion industry across the world is changing to suit our desire for instant gratification. Industrial Style, This Is Us, African, News Stories, Fashion Design, Suit, Travel, Viajes, Destinations

Ethical, local fashion in Kampala | Design Indaba

Ugandan-born fashion designer Edward Sempa talks about how the fashion industry across the world is changing to suit our desire for instant gratification.

Ugandan designer Gloria Wavamunno draws from her environment to create local fashion with international appeal. African Design, African Fashion, Environment, Create, Travel, Viajes, African Wear, Destinations, Traveling

Gloria Wavamunno: Fashion that responds to the surroundings | Design Indaba

Ugandan designer Gloria Wavamunno draws from her environment to create local fashion with international appeal.

Ugandan photographer Martin Kharumwa constructs images that appeal to different cultural contexts. African, Culture, Creative, Travel, Image, Design, Viajes, Destinations

Martin Kharumwa: Making images for an African audience | Design Indaba

Ugandan photographer Martin Kharumwa constructs images that appeal to different cultural contexts.

African Sophistication, Style & Flavor through locally made clothing & accessories.A Rwandan Born African brand set to launch Spring African Textiles, Made Clothing, African Fashion, Storytelling, Interview, Product Launch, Creative, How To Wear, Fashion Design

Matthew Rugamba: Storytelling through fashion | Design Indaba

Rwandan designer Matthew "Tayo" Rugamba tailors his collections for an African audience.

Can architecture actually make a difference in the lives of the people who use it? Michael Murphy and his team at MASS Design Group believe so. Take a look at their designs. Michael Murphy, Thin Film, Stone Houses, Beautiful Stories, Be A Nice Human, Contemporary Architecture, Continents, Brick, This Is Us

MASS Architects: Africa's architects must understand their continent | Design Indaba

Jean Paul Sebuhayi and Amelie Ntigulirwa from MASS explain how their architecture is a response to the needs of communities.

With her brand Inzuki Designs, Teta Isibo is a Rwandan entrepreneur helping to take artisanal Rwanda-made products to the modern market. Cube, Entrepreneur, Artisan, Traditional, Creative, Modern, Travel, Design, Products

Teta Isibo: Rwandan-made products that mix modernity and tradition | Design Indaba

With her brand Inzuki Designs, Teta Isibo is a Rwandan entrepreneur helping to take artisanal Rwanda-made products to the modern market.

Mafi 2014 The last resort collection woven fabrics# Jacket# Blue White Yellow Black Yellow Black, Blue And White, Africa Fashion, Contemporary Fashion, Ethiopia, Woven Fabric, Bring It On, African, Style Inspiration

Mahlet Afework: Contemporary fashion inspired by traditional Ethiopia | Design Indaba

The Mafi clothing line embraces modern approaches to fashion design while incorporating traditional patterns.

Photography can no longer contain the whole of Paul Sika’s vision, instead he is choosing to tell his next story in a digital, transmedia fashion. Photo Maker, Tribal Warrior, Digital Technology, Electronic Music, The Conjuring, Continents, Game Design, Futuristic, Contemporary Art

Ivorian “photo-maker” Paul Sika is turning his creative energy to the world of games | Design Indaba

Photography can no longer contain the whole of Paul Sika’s vision, instead he is choosing to tell his next story in a digital, transmedia fashion.

Not necessarily a presentation of the sitter, the photograph becomes a self portrait, with the sitter as prop. Photo: Francis Kokoroko 2016 (at Africa/Accra) Accra, Photo Journal, Create Image, Ghana, Presentation, Africa, Portrait, Celebrities, Pictures

Francis Kokoroko: Documenting life as it goes | Design Indaba

Ghanaian photographer Francis Kokoroko creates images that reflect his understanding of the world.

In Accra, as in many cities in Africa, you rely on yourself and your own creativity. Cities In Africa, Rely On Yourself, Accra, Interview, Creativity, Studio, Photography, Travel, Design

Anarchic creativity in Accra with Francis Kokoroko & Daniel Quist | Design Indaba

“We are easily bored, so we are always pushing ourselves to be creative. With photography, with fashion, with whatever we do – we try to do what’s different.”

Nigerian chef Michael Elegbedé is opening a restaurant in Lagos that tells the stories of Nigeria through unique flavours and local ingredients. Opening A Restaurant, Interview, Twitter, Unique, Design, Travel, Lakes, Viajes

Michael Elegbedé: The taste of Nigeria | Design Indaba

Nigerian chef Michael Elegbedé is opening a restaurant in Lagos that tells the stories of Nigeria through unique flavours and local ingredients.

Product designer Nifemi Marcus-Bello works with local processes and artisans in Lagos to make affordable, lightweight furniture for aspiring, urban Nigerians. Consumer Culture, Intelligent Design, Inspiring Things, Affordable Furniture, African Design, West Africa, Bellisima, Bar Stools, Urban

Nifemi Marcus-Bello: Affordable furniture for urban Nigerians | Design Indaba

Product designer Nifemi Marcus-Bello works with local processes and artisans in Lagos to make affordable, lightweight furniture for aspiring, urban Nigerians.