Design Indaba Africa


Light-printable and rewritable paper is here

Researchers have developed a new way to print on paper using light. The invention uses the colour-changing chemistry of nanoparticles, which can be applied via a thin coating on a variety of surfaces - including ordinary paper...

10 Feb 2017

IKEA collaborates with Design Indaba to create IKEA's first all-African collection

Design Indaba has announced its collaboration with global homeware giant IKEA to create IKEA's first-ever exclusive, all-African collection...

9 Feb 2017

Smokeless cooking in Kenya

Fighting lower respiratory infection with innovative design...

23 Dec 2016

Getting to know Design Indaba's creative director - Selly Raby Kane

Design Indaba has been blowing the minds of creatives for the past 21 years. Next year (2017) they'll be taking the awe-inspiring initiatives to the next level with the help of Selly Raby Kane, Design Indaba's very first external creative director...

By Beverley Klein 15 Nov 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Continental design disruption

In this exclusive interview, Ravi Naidoo speaks beyond the borders of this week's Design Indaba conference. He touches on design across Africa, as well the importance of activism in guiding design thinking...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding focused on two events happening in Cape Town next week from 17 February 2016...

11 Feb 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 11 February 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at two events happening in Cape Town next week...

10 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2015] What to expect at this year's Expo

The annual Design Indaba Expo is South Africa's showcase of high-end African design, exhibiting the wares of all the design sectors under one roof...

23 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] The Emerging Creatives Class of 2015

Each year, Design Indaba goes on the hunt for South Africa's top design talent through its curated selection of Emerging Creatives, who are featured at the annual Design Indaba Expo...

20 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] Get ready for the Design Indaba Conference and Simulcast

Featuring the best of international creativity on one stage, the Design Indaba Conference taking place from the 25 - 27 February, will also be simulcast live to cities around South Africa...

19 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] The Most Beautiful Object in South Africa nominations

Most Beautiful Object In South Africa (MBOISA) at Design Indaba Expo surveys the most beautiful creations made locally over the past year with the help of a dynamic mix of influential members of South African society...

18 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] Africa Is Now 2015

This year, in the second edition of its Africa Is Now project, Design Indaba traces the contours of an uprising of grassroots creative collectives on the continent...

17 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] Get your tickets for the Design Indaba FilmFest!

The Design Indaba FilmFest will run from 20 February to 1 March 2015 at The Labia Theatre. Here's what you can expect...

17 Feb 2015

[Design Indaba 2015] Introducing Make. Change

Design Indaba's 2015 campaign celebrates the use of creativity to improve our lives and the lives of those around us...

17 Feb 2015

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