Design Network Africa (DNA) is a 36-month programme, which aims to establish authentic interaction between 28 outstanding design companies throughout the African continent, who produce beautiful, contemporary work.
A selection of Africa’s top designers were brought together for the DNA/PACE fair, an exclusive collaborative showcase, held from 24-27 September at Market on Main in Johannesburg. Market on Main’s industrial setting became… Continue reading →
Story by : Elle Decoration SA (14.09.2011) 30 Leading designers from Africa will be brought together for the first time for Design Network Africa, a new design initiative launched by local company Source.… Continue reading →
Story by : Visi Magazine (13.09.2011) A brand – new design initiative – Design Network Africa (DNA) – is brining together 30 African designers from 15 countries together to shift the perception that… Continue reading →
Having graduated with a degree in painting from Michaelis School of Art at the University of Cape Town, Marjorie Wallace is a gifted ceramic artist who produces fine porcelain objects, which she scratches,… Continue reading →
‘I am always working to bring out a design that reflects the realities of Africa,’ says painter and furniture designer Hamed Ouattara of his wildly original mixed media furniture pieces. ‘My goal is… Continue reading →
Known for its contemporary interpretations of legendary Ashanti and Fanti cultural artistry, each of Tekura’s beautiful and functional furniture designs in wood is created by master artisans under the direction of Josephine and… Continue reading →
Simultaneously exploring traditional and contemporary design, the family of 25 artisans who make up Sanaa Tamu (a Swahili name that means ‘sweet art’) started making dhow furniture and handmade interior | exterior décor… Continue reading →