Blogger and Author

Tapiwa is a British-born designer, creative business consultant, blogger and writer of Zimbabwean heritage. She has worked as a graphic designer and a brand guardian in corporate communications for leading international organizations. Tapiwa created the blog Atelier Fifty-Five, as a platform to celebrate and promote design from and inspired by Africa. She has written features about, and interviewed some of the Africa’s leading designers and makers. Tapiwa’s first book; Contemporary Design Africa was published on 25 May 2015 by leading art book publishers Thames & Hudson, and profiles approximately 51 designers and makers working on the African continent and beyond.

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