Category Archives: Graphic design

Edited Photos in Firework, Graphic Design in Kenya

Hallo everyone, we have been working on a project, for a new building in Westlands. Have a look at the photo editing involved in the project. Note the reflection off the glass building, awesome!





















































Editing was done using Fireworks.

Feel free to leave your comments.










Logo Design Competition

There is a logo design competition that was advertised by KICD (Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development) on 20 the Feb 2013. Below are the details of the competition as advertised.

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD)


The Government has established the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) Act N0.4 of 2013.

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) is in the process of designing a Logo that will capture it’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and function in order to raise its visual profile.

Vision A centre of excellence in transformative and globally competitive curricula

MissionTo provide quality curricula and curriculum support materials responsive to the needs of the society

The values that guide the institute and provide it with operational procedures for service delivery are:

I.            Integrity

II.            Professionalism

III.            Diligence

IV.            Courtesy

V.            Accountability

VI.            Teamwork

VII.            Transparency

The core functions of institute are to;

a)      Advise the Government on matters pertaining to curriculum development

b)      Evaluate , vet and approve, for application in Kenya, any local and foreign curricula and curriculum support materials in relation to the  level of education and training referred to paragraph (d);

c)       Implement policies relating to curriculum development in basic and tertiary education and training;

d)      Develop, review and approve programmes, curricula and curriculum support materials that meet international standards for-

I.            early childhood care, development and education;

II.            pre-primary education;

III.            primary education;

IV.            secondary education;

V.            adult, continuing and non-formal education;

VI.            teacher education and training;

VII.            special needs education;  and

VIII.            technical and vocational education and training.

e)      Initiate and conduct research to inform curriculum policies, review and development;

f)       Collect, document and catalogue information on curricula, curriculum support materials and innovations to create a data bank and disseminate the information to education institutions, learners and other relevant organisations;

g)      Print, publish and disseminate information relating to curricula for basic and tertiary education and training;

h)      Collaborate with other individuals and institutions in organizing and conducting professional development programmes for teachers, teachers trainers, quality assurance standard officers and field officers involved in education and training on curriculum programmes and materials;

i)        Develop, disseminate and transmit programmes and curriculum support materials through mass media electronic learning, distance learning and any other mode of delivery educational and training programmes and material;

j)        Promote equity and access to quality curricula and curriculum support materials.

k)      Promote appropriate utilisation of technology to enhance innovations and achievements of a knowledge based economy;

l)        Offer consultancy services in basic and tertiary education and training;

m)    Incorporate national values, talent development and leadership values in curriculum development;

n)      Receive, consider, develop and review curriculum proposals; and

o)      Perform such other function as may be assigned to it under this Act or any other written law.

The institute therefore invites interested individuals, firms and companies to design a suitable corporate logo.

The logo should be dynamic and illustrate the mission, vision and functions of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD).

The designers should suggest colours that suit the institute’s images and brand identity.

A hard copy of the proposed logo shall be submitted in both black and white, coloured and accompanied by their respective soft copies in a CD. The logo must have a narrative explaining the symbolism of the elements used.

Design  should  be presented in plain sealed envelopes clearly marked KENYA INSTITUTE OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION and deposited in the Tender Box provided at the NACECE resource centre or posted to the address indicated below so as to be received on or before 7th march, 2013 at 12:00 noon. The submitted designs will be appraised by the institute and winners will be awarded in order of merit as follows

First position         :  100,000/=;

Second position                  :   50,000/=;

Third position      :   25,000/=.

The following terms and conditions will apply:

  1. The competition is open to the general public
  2. Any material, graphic, software or otherwise, submitted by the designer in the competition, shall belong to and remain the property of Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development
  3. A panel of experts will be appointed to evaluate submissions and select the best three entries;
  4. The design by the panel of experts will be final;
  5. The institute will communicate the outcome of the competition to all the designers.

Additional information on the mandate and activities may be obtained from the address below during work hours:

Director / Chief Executive

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development

P.O Box 30231-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Desai Rd, off Murang’a Rd, Ngara

Telephone: 254 (020) 7499000-9, mobile no. 0729327331