The talent and craft coming out of Africa has brought about a new breath and perspective into modern design. The African Diaspora offers a variety of old and modern techniques, bringing traditions to modernity and taking modern tips back in time to be given a solid foundation using traditional methods.

James Baldwin – The fire within

I write a lot about and mainly for the living. I avoid the safe cushions of posthumous eulogies that protect me from future disappointments that are most common to living perpetrators. Plus, the living and unsung heroes need to be reminded of the impossible battles...

20 African Music Instruments

Song arrangement is getting so complex and instrumentation so international that it is most of the time difficult to recognise how much Africa has influenced popular music through its rhythms, its styles, its instruments. These are 20 African Music Instruments that...

African Architecture

Architectural Design The triangular majesty of Egyptian pyramids is the image that first emerges into modern minds when African architecture is mentioned although as someone suggested, it is often forgotten that Egypt is on the African continent. However, there is...