All posts tagged “African”

ListenUp: Stevie Wonder’s tribute to MLK, the return of Björk, a South African supergroup and more in our weekly music review

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Stevie Wonder: Happy Birthday
Introduced by American Congressman John Conyers in 1968, it wasn’t until 1986 that the third Monday of every January would come to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. The ridiculously long process for passing……

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Jewellery inspired by Eastern and African cultures

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Some jewellery created by French designer Miren Lasnier. She found her inspiration in traditional cultures from Eastern countries and Africa. Some beautiful geometric shapes and subtle colors make these a delight. These are all sold by the brand iu jewellery design.

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CH Edition: Backsberg Estate Cellars Safari Collection: Enjoy our six favorite wines from the South African producer

CH Edition: Backsberg Estate Cellars Safari Collection

For our second CH Edition Zambia photo safari this summer, we wanted our guests to have as local an experience as possible. We asked our friend Simon Back, who heads up marketing at his family’s South African winery, to join our group and share some……

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Guns & Rain Brings African Art to the World: Our interview with the equity-minded founder of the new commerce and development platform

Guns & Rain Brings African Art to the World


Creativity exists throughout the world. Global centers like Paris, London and New York have long served as geographic and cultural gatekeepers for the fine art world, but the internet is gaining momentum on democratizing the international scope of contemporary art. In Africa, the…

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Cool Hunting Video: 21 Icons: Photographs of 21 iconic South African figures currently on view in Johannesburg

Cool Hunting Video: 21 Icons


Returning to Africa for the second Cool Hunting Safari in Zambia, we made a stop in Johannesburg to scope out the up-and-coming design scene. A few of our guests have strong ties to the city, one being wildlife and portrait photographer Continue Reading…


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This sleek site aims to protect the African elephant

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US-based Viget Labs has created an awareness-focused web experience to enlist support for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s mission to protect African elephants. Its most recent campaign is 96 Elephants, so-called because that’s how many elephants are killed every day in Africa.




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Jodi Bieber: Quiet: The renowned South African photographer explores vulnerability and masculinity in her new portrait series

Jodi Bieber: Quiet


Despite South Africa’s growing reputation as a hub for arts, culture and design (with events like Design Indaba showcasing local talent), a dark cloud of violence looms over the country, which many argue is intensified by shifting gender norms. Acclaimed photographer—winner of…

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LithaFlora Tea: The Cape Town company is providing the rare option of a local African herbal tea

LithaFlora Tea


Selling out their stock of herbal teas and cleansing bars shortly after launching a few weeks back at Design Indaba 2014, Cape Town-based LithaFlora is a new company using medicinal African herbs, sustainably sourced from…

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Oliberté: Socially and environmentally conscious quality leather footwear, made in Ethiopia from African materials

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After spending several years working in the international aid community around Sub-Saharan Africa, frustration set in for Canadian Tal Dehtiar. Money intended to stimulate struggling economies seemed to dissipate with little to show for it in terms of large-scale change in the lives…

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Alexander’s Band: helping South African illustrators get a better deal

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For many creatives, the admin side of things is simply an unwanted necessity. However, when freelance illustrator Emma Cook delved deeper into the business of illustration, she saw an opportunity to make a difference to her fellow creatives, and maybe even the industry as a whole, in her native South Africa. Here she explains her hopes for her new illustration agency, Alexander’s Band.
    


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