Double Takes: Kitintale Skate: Uganda

The Republic of Uganda can now boast the title as home of the first ever handmade skate park in Africa. Yann Gross has a stunning collection of photos from the Kitintale Skate park that are definitely worth a look. (found via Design You Trust)

Double Takes: Binta Armchair: Philippe Bestenheider

How wild are these armchairs by Philippe Bestenheider? The shape of the Binta Armchair is modeled after African wood carvings, while the multi-patten upholstery is reminiscent of the textiles worn by Senegalese women, according to the artists statement. I especially love the bright colors and bold patterns. (Found via Dezeen)