The Curator of Contemporary African Design

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Netflix Docuseries Made by Design Highlighting African Creatives

Made by Design, is a docu-series that shines the light on African creativity. Exploring the work of architects, interior and product designers Made by Design seeks to inspire and change the narrative. The series is created by Titi Ogufere, CEO of Essential Media Group in partnership with double Emmy Award winner and global filmmaker, Abiola Matesun founder of Malekfotofilms.

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MADE51, Design-Led Craft for Social Impact

MADE51 is a pioneering initiative that brings together designers with refugees to create and craft products for a global market. Conceived by UNHCR MADE51 is part of the agency’s activities to protect and save lives. Finding themselves in a foreign country craft has become a way of restoring dignity to refugees. Craft helps those who have been displaced to hold onto their culture, giving them a sense of purpose and stability, and to earn an income as they begin the process of rebuilding their shattered lives. Working with some of Africa’s leading design brands such as A A K S, […]

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