Established in 2014, the Tumaini (Swahili for “hope”) Festival is an extraordinary example of a large-scale cultural event held annually within a refugee camp.
The festival was created and run by refugees in collaboration with the host community to benefit both the refugees and the host community. Since its inception, over 129,000 people have attended the event, and 409 acts from across the globe have performed.
The Tumaini Festival is a free-of-charge event that provides an incredible opportunity for refugees to engage with the host community and generate income for their improved livelihoods. However, the most crucial outcome of the festival is to instill hope throughout the refugee community.
The project objectives were to redesign a logo that will align with the festival's goals and messaging. Also, to create a brand identity that will be used for the future of Tumaini Festival and a brand guideline that future graphic designer can follow for consistency.
the logo was inspired by the vibrant heritage, diverse community, and the spirit of unity and hope that the Tumaini Festival represents.
"They were receptive to feedback and delivered a beautiful logo and brand guideline"
It was a pleasure working with Ravit from Stardust Designer. They understood our brand needs and came up with recommendations and ideas for improvement; they were receptive to feedback and delivered a beautiful logo and brand guideline for the Tumaini Festival, an initiative we run at the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi, Southern Africa.I recommend Stardust Designer to anyone needing a competing branding!
— Trésor Nzengu Mpauni, TUMAINI LETU Founder and Director