African Graphic Design

African Graphic Design

There is no Wikipedia on African Graphic Design!!!

A history of African art (not graphic design contrary to the title) is:

http://guity-novin.blogspot.nl/2010/03/history-of-graphic-design-african-art.html

And interesting websites with artists are:

A Google search for African typefaces tend to be rather kitsch zebras and unusable. Not the typefaces more commonly used in Africa – these are the common Adobe and Microsoft ones. But African designers have used these with colours in slightly different ways that I have yet to properly analyse.

Some examples from an NGO brochure in Kenya (I unfortunately do not know the designer).

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

From NGO brochure

Textile design gives possibilities for different colour schemes:

Zulu House Pattern
Zulu House Pattern

Julio Senna, Brazilian inspired by Africa

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