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Feature Artist: Neals Niat

Quick conversation with graphic artist and architect Neals Niat.   I was born in Paris but my parents are from Cameroon. I spent 8 years of my life in Douala……

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African Mix Posters

A little textures and pattern inspiration by graphic designer Elise Hannebicque. Inspired by Nelson Mandela.

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Joloff Branding & Identity

Designer Saana Hellsten rebranded an existing restaurant for a school assignment in New York that offers traditional Senegalese food. The branding of Joloff reflects the colorful culture and lifestyle of Senegal……

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Africanize Pattern Font

Print and pattern design inspiration by  South African graphic and print designer Carli Herbst. The project brief was to create your own typeface and specimen book, using yourself as a…..

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African Book Covers

Another African tumblr treasure. This tumblr archives african book cover design. There are some gems of inspiration.

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Political Corruption by Ahmed Ebrahim

Ahmed Ebrahim, a graphic designer from Cairo, Egypt recently completed a project for Amnesty International. These series of poster are a commentary on political corruption in Egypt.  

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Dougla: Afro Caribbean Patterns and Textures

Print, texture and pattern inspiration from designer Cherry Ann Davis. Davis is a graphic designer from Trinidad and Tobago. This recent project explores her culture. Dougla is a colloquial term used…..

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Kenya Currency Redesigned

Graphic designer Crystal Brown redesigned the Kenyan currency. For my undergraduate Graphic Design class as an assignment we had to re-design the currency of our choice. I decided to re-design…..

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TRIBE – Poetic Interpretation

Designer Alexandria Robinson was given a brief to visually interpret a poem, using an imaginative use of imagery and typography. via @creativeroots

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Highlife SA

Studio Muti created an illustrated cover for British Airways inflight magazine, Highlife SA. The illustration was themed on things to see in Mozambique’s capital Maputo. They  also did a series…..

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The Boxer

The Boxer is part of graphic designer Sindiso Nyoni’s. The illustration is part of the  Mandela Poster Project where artists are encourage to submit their own posters inspired by Nelson Mandela.  The…..