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Creative Conversations: Discussing Design, Sustainability and Making a Difference, with Global Goods Partners

Global Goods Partners [Image credit: Tigmi Bags, Large Moroccan Market Basket Global Goods Partners] Global Goods Partners is an inspirational non-profit social enterprise that was set up by women to help women. Launched in 2005 by Catherine Lieber Shimony and Joan Shifrin, and headquartered in New York, Global Goods Partners works to provide women in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities with the means to earn a sustainable income by providing a platform to promote and sell collaborative collections of their handmade products. The products are sold through the organisation’s website. Atelier Fifty-Five caught up with co-founder Joan Shifrin […]

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Design: Profile of Kossi Aguessy on Design Indaba

Kossi Aguessy [Image credit: I-Doll Sculpture, The Earth- Kossi Aguessy] Kossi Aguessy is a multi-faceted creative who has collaborated with some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Coca Cola and Stella McCartney. I had the pleasure of interviewing Kossi for the profile, Crossing Continents, and Disciplines, which can be read on Design Indaba. [Image credits: The images shown belong to Kossi Aguessy, and if downloaded and used elsewhere must be credited accordingly]

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