Design Indaba

Design Indaba announces Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane as creative director

For the first time in the event's 21-year history, the 2017 Design Indaba Festival is welcoming an external creative director in the form of sensational Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane...

Issued by Design Indaba 8 Sep 2016

M&C Saatchi Abel brings a touch of wonder to Design Indaba 2016

At this year's Design Indaba, Nedbank underscored its positioning as South Africa's green and caring bank with its innovative Wonderland Project...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 3 Mar 2016

Decommissioned ATMs become works of wonder in Nedbank Design Indaba competition

Nedbank asked hundreds of delegates, attending this year's Design Indaba, how a decommissioned ATM could be turned into a work of wonder to create a brighter future...

29 Feb 2016

[Biz Online Insights] Design Indaba 2016

This week, our 'Biz Online Insights' section explores the South African online population's views on Design Indaba 2016...

26 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] The empathic design narrative

The evolution of Design Indaba from how design can reengineer a better world, to focussing on the human narrative and design as responsive and empathic, was the key theme at this year's festival.

By Louise Marsland 23 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Lighting up product design

The inspirational Yogita Agrawal hails from Mumbai and focuses on solving problems in emerging global communities with innovative products and sustainable technologies. She makes beautiful and meaningful objects and experiences that touch people's lives...

By Ann Nurock 23 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Never never land

If you are in advertising, marketing, media, branding or that sort of thing, you will have heard about the storytelling trend more or less ad nauseam over the past few years...

By Terry Levin 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Less tests, more testicles

Friday at Design Indaba 2016 showcased a girl power beginning and ending. From motion-charged fashion accessories to ethereal meets tech gesture-controlled gloves, the third and last day was bracketed by creatively powerful women.

By Ruth Cooper 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Five themes from Design Indaba 2016

The Design Indaba speakers were like a refresher course that brought back to life some of the many ideals that I used to naively embrace when I didn't take myself too seriously...

By Rebone Masemola 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Bringing sexy back to Design Indaba

Returning to its original 'home', Artscape, Design Indaba 2016 was edgy, street, sexy, intimate, inclusive, fashionable and felt more creative...

By Louise Marsland 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] The cutting edge of the cutting edge

Speculative fashion is a term coined by Kazuya Kawasaki, one of the new guard of Global Design Graduates who presented at Design Indaba 2016...

By Terry Levin 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Building for social change

Most of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba were inspirational, but there were some who just consumed one with emotion in their quest to do good for society...

By Ann Nurock 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba] Nights at the Museum

The Cape Town-based Design Indaba Festival, held in February each year, features a three-day showcase of globally-acclaimed speakers, handpicked by Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo to present case studies that are changing the world for the better...

By Terry Levin 22 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] A font of wisdom

Design is not a neutral word. It is a term that on hearing it, somehow makes people feel obliged to question its relevance against their entire world view...

By Terry Levin 19 Feb 2016

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