Design Indaba


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

Reform: From trash to furniture in Cairo

Reform Studio is a Cairo-based design studio that turns old plastic bags into furniture by creating an eco-friendly material called Plastex...

By Katie de Klee 13 Sep 2016

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

Jupiter CT takes home a Smartie

They say everyone has a favourite colour Smartie. Some go for blue, some prefer red, some even opt for the green Smartie. But if you're The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, you go for something more precious, a Silver Smartie Award...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 2 Sep 2016

Entries open for Emerging Creatives at Design Indaba 2017

The Emerging Creatives programme, an initiative by Design Indaba and the Department of Arts and Culture to help young South African creatives break into the design world, is open for entries...

12 Aug 2016

New design team leader - Gerrit Breitenbach

Gerrit Breitenbach, who has been a part of the Worx Group family for the past two years, has been promoted to the position of design team leader...

Issued by The Worx Group 6 Jul 2016

Si-Low: A low-cost grain storage unit for Africa

Anthony Brown has developed the Si-Low, a low-cost grain storage unit to help prevent farmers in Africa from loosing their grain after they harvest...

By Katie de Klee 4 Jul 2016

Destiny celebrates Africa's youth in Tony Gum style

Destiny hosted the #DestinyCoverReveal event on Sunday, 22 May, to reveal a first for the brand - a youth-inspired issue featuring self-portraitist and queen-of-new-school-cool, Tony Gum...

Issued by Ndalo Media 26 May 2016

Architecture as a response to social issues

Alfredo Brillembourg's work addresses the housing crisis and poverty through architecture...

By Jamie Matroos 16 May 2016

Jupiter Cape Town launches the first holographic-selfie booth

Tapping into the birth of the selfie culture and the insight that people love the ability of digital tech to shape their public image, The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town conceived the idea to build the world's first holographic-selfie booth, "The Holobooth"...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 23 Mar 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

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