4 -min. read From working Africa’s signature animal prints to the pure practicalities, renowned African safari-lodge designer Abi James gives us the low-down on the safari lodges with the most up-to-the-minute interiors, and the secrets behind their success.
5 -min. read One for your #designgoals: documenting the move from traditional safari clutter to a wanderlust-worthy, guest-centric aesthetic, Richard Holmes delves deeper into the reasons behind the shift in the design of Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges.
3 -min. read It’s less than a year old, but we already can’t imagine Cape Town without MOCAA – or The Silo Hotel. Designed by Royal Portfolio, their masterwork won them the 2017 DESIGN Africa award. In the run-up to this year’s Innovation Awards, we caught up with them to talk African identity and how destinations should steer designs.
3 -min. read Wilderness Safaris has all hands on deck ahead of the opening of its first Rwandan property, Bisate Lodge, at the end of June.
3 -min. read Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.
4 -min. read For the 2016 We Are Africa Conference, we’re excited to introduce two speakers and a panel of African influencers who will be telling their stories Made In Africa.
3 -min. read BUILDING THE WALLS OF EAST AFRICA In previous years, contemporary architecture in Africa has been driven primarily by the Bauhaus principal of