Hosted by UpNairobi magazine at Village Market.
Exhibitors from all design disciplines with a wide range of products and services showcased their work.
UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN)
Workshop on the step by step approach to Human Centered Design (HCD) through the 3 steps
to show designers how to apply it in their work. In addition, examples of HCD applied in different organisations and how it enabled them to solve particular design challenges.
Introduction to HCD by Kate Edgar
HCD in healthcare by Sarah Hassanen
HCD Principles by Tosh Juma
Spear Planter for Rural Kenya by Martin Muckle
HCD at Design Without Borders by Elmar Stroomer
Workshop showing how design and the principles of design thinking have a tremendous impact on the public sector.
Crowdsourcing data for Impact by Elisabeth Resor
Design and Community: Kilimani Rising by Robyn T. Emerson
Design and Community: Urban Spaces by Zahra Kassam
Transforming rural healthcare through solar computers by Felix Tao
Impact of the fashion industry on Kenya’s economy by Ann McCreath
Branding Governments by Caroline Mbabazi
Design Bill by Jeferson Nyakamba
Architecture in Africa by Michael Mathenge
KnownAfrique launched their flagship product, the Law App. This presents exciting features such as the Law Kit, which is a simplified reference guide for Kenyan law.
Launched at design chillout, Creatives Garage.
A 24 hour Design Challenge to provide designers, developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and other creatives with an opportunity to use technology to tackle design problems.
Each team was provided with a comprehensive brief which highlights these local and global limitations in Education and Transport, where they came up with tangible solutions
Workshop aimed at educating designers and those aspiring to join the fIeld the fundamentals of business and what it takes to cultivate a good business mind in design.
Moringa School located at Nairobi Garage (an Incubator/co-working space) run workshop on ‘Women in Technology’ to provide an insight into the world of Information Technology for women and encourage involvement in the field to contribute to development.
PechaKucha is a network event for creatives, taking place in over 800 cities all over the world. The mission is to inspire, uplift and entertain different audiences. The concept is simple,
The pictures advance automatically and allow the presenter to talk along the pictures. This is a way of sharing ideas, thoughts, work, or pretty much anything.
Five selected creatives who have prepared pictures specifically for this event, shared their ideas and their work with the audience.
Creative Project Manager
Media & Volunteer Co-ordinator
Field Research Assistant
NDW Events Photography
Orange Space Photography
Jeffrey M Walcott
NDW Guide Design
Graphic Design & Animations
Richard Muhereza & Associates
Thank you to all those who took part in, supported and celebrated the first festival.