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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving
Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving

I am more convinced than ever that the best problem-solvers are those who are passionate about people and keep people at the core of solutions. They have the passion for finding the best solution to enhance people's lives or the environment...

By Helna Brown 2 Dec 2016

Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation
Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation

Breaking away from a traditional learn-memorise-test approach to education, design thinking is paving the way for inspiring 'out-of-the-box' thinking amongst youngsters...

2 Dec 2016

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Design is a powerful management 'thinking and doing' discipline that, according to Eric Herbert, helps people move from a current situation to a preferred situation. This was his definition of design and it still applies today...

By Robert Bloom 22 Nov 2016

Harnessing behavioural psychology to enhance user experience
Harnessing behavioural psychology to enhance user experience

Over the past several years, behavioural psychology has attracted a great deal of interest outside of academic circles...

By Jason Ried 4 Nov 2016

Are you making these product packaging blunders?
Are you making these product packaging blunders?

The packaging of your product is as important as what you are selling. Having attractive and functional packaging can enhance your brand image and even result in higher sales...

By Charles Mburugu 2 Nov 2016

Essence Festival Durban offers ARTiculate Africa Exhibition
Essence Festival Durban offers ARTiculate Africa Exhibition

The Essence Festival Durban offers the ARTiculate Africa Exhibition, taking place from 10-11 November at the Durban ICC, with events open to the public from 9am-6pm...

10 Oct 2016

Ghana Fashion & Design Week
Ghana Fashion and Design Week

Fashion designers, models, artists, fashion buyers, journalists and fashion lovers from the world will participate in the Ghana Fashion and Design Week 2016...

26 Sep 2016

Five tips for creating a great business logo
Five tips for creating a great business logo

A logo is basically the visual representation of a brand. Nike, McDonalds, Apple and Google logos are some of the most recognisable in our world today...

By Charles Mburugu 12 Sep 2016

Infographics - powerful marketing tools but need skilful design
Infographics - powerful marketing tools but need skilful design

A well-designed infographic is a data-rich image that tells a story in a clear and effective way. High quality infographics are far more likely to be read and shared than text-based content...

2 Sep 2016

Sarah Personette, VP global business marketing, Facebook. Source: Gallo Images.
#Loeries2016: Creating thumb-stopping creative in the mobile revolution

If you had any doubt about the mobile revolution, you should know this: research shows that the next billion people are going to come online through mobile...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Aug 2016

Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup
Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup

A St Petersburg design studio, Petersburg Studio Oneione, has designed a transparent plastic bus that will offer visitors unparalleled viewing of the city during the FIFA World Cup in 2018...

19 Aug 2016

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Shopfitting: bricks and mortar brand reinforcement

Shopfitting plays a subtle but important role in reinforcing the overall brand...

15 Jul 2016

Teaching food production to families in Egypt
Teaching food production to families in Egypt

FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union...

8 Jul 2016

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Diagnosis app scoops Africa health prize

An app that allows rural doctors to seek advice remotely from experts, has won Africa's first health technology prize...

27 May 2016

Flower show for Africa
Flower show for Africa

A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...

26 May 2016

Zimbabwean high school students design car
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Zimbabwean high school students design car set to be manufactured in two years...

By Melody Mashaire 24 May 2016

Catterbox
#TRENDING: Best new products this year

I think I've discovered my Best New Product of the Year for 2016 already: a cat collar that makes your cat 'talk' back...

By Louise Marsland 23 May 2016

Togolese techie, Kodjo Afate Gnikou, has invented a 3D printer that costs only $100 to make, using easily sourced second-hand electronics. The 3D-printer alleviates the negative effects of E-Waste and is a game-changer for the electronics industry. (Image: Daniel Hayduk, Ulule)
Africa's phenomenal inventors

Busting the myth that Africa doesn't produce scientific innovators...

By Stewart Maganga 18 May 2016

Building sustainable smart cities
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13 May 2016

10 nominees for Africa Innovation Prize
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African ingenuity this year showcases breakthroughs in malaria and other public health burdens, smart solutions for farmers and dynamic power initiatives ...

11 May 2016

Micheal Habumugisha of Musanze in his workshop. Source: COMESA
Africa regional leather design studio launched

Mombasa hosts stakeholders for launch of the regional leather design studio which has garnered global backing...

9 May 2016

'Connect, Diversify, Grow' at FESPA Africa
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There is an increased focus on Sub-Saharan Africa this year at FESPA Africa...

5 May 2016

3D wins Best Stand
3D wins Best Stand

A win for 3D for Botswana's Baisago University stand...

5 May 2016

Nairobi start-up garage
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Merck brings international start-ups to Darmstadt and Nairobi in artificial intelligence accelerator...

20 Apr 2016

Dr Joan Clos
Urbanisation is a tool for development

Growing urbanisation could be a big opportunity for Africa...

18 Apr 2016

Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: An EU court on Wednesday threw out an attempt by US drinks giant Coca-Cola to get trade mark status for a new design of its iconic fluted bottle throughout the 28-nation bloc...

25 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Continental design disruption
[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
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11 Feb 2016

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

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