Okayafrica: Industrie Africa Is the New Platform To Discover Top African Designers

Okayafrica: Industrie Africa Is the New Platform To Discover Top African Designers. “Named the ‘Wikipedia of African Fashion’ by Vogue, Industrie Africa is a new digital showroom featuring African designers. The website was launched on June 1 by Nisha Kanabar and Georgia Bobley who wanted to create an online platform that reflected the growing diversity of designers across the continent. The platform currently has over 80 designers from 24 different countries.”

New Database Provides Information on Designers in Ireland

A new database provides information on designers in Ireland. “Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., today officially launched Design Directory Ireland … the first centralised database of designers in Ireland across multiple disciplines. This new web portal is a comprehensive and searchable register of over 1,000 designers, design companies, architectural practices and makers in this country, and creates links for the Irish design community to businesses, other designers and to the public.”