Can a bed make a difference? It can – especially in fighting the spread of diseases such as Ebola. In this episode we look at Ubuntu, who’re saving lives by designing beds.
Join us for the first episode of our podcast “Design Pickup” where we in this episode take an in-depth look at what3words – a service providing addresses to the world.
“I saw the possibility of encouraging a reading culture, and also creating a means of communication between writers and readers in different parts of Africa.”
As you leave the dusty hurly-burly of Akin Olugbade Street and pass through the towering black gates that guard the Alára compound, you are immediately confronted by an imposing three-storey rectangular edifice unlike any other in Lagos.
Nigerian designer Yinka Ilori creates chairs that are as much sculptures as they are functional furniture