2: Form and Function 3: Principles Approaches

African Graphic Design

There is no Wikipedia on African Graphic Design!!!

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

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).

Textile design gives possibilities for different colour schemes:

Zulu House Pattern
Zulu House Pattern
Julio Senna, Brazilian inspired by Africa
from 4 Vector free designs