Design Indaba In brief


Nedbank Wonderland Project

M&C Saatchi Abel Gauteng designed the Nedbank Wonderland Project, which encouraged those attending the Design Indaba Conference and Simulcast to share their ideas on how to repurpose inoperative ATMs. The ideas needed to make a difference to a South African community. They also had to incorporate...

19 Feb 2016

Tickets for Design Indaba Simulcast Cape Town open

With the intention of making the Design Indaba Conference more accessible, it will be broadcast at the Artscape in Cape Town and other venues in South Africa and Namibia. Find Design Indaba Conference and Simulcast rates here....

3 Feb 2016

Design Indaba Conference still open for bookings

It's just under four weeks until the Design Indaba Conference 2016. This year's conference will be held from 17-19 February 2016 at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. It will also be broadcast live to additional venues in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Potchefstroom, Port Elizabeth and for the...

27 Jan 2016

Bookings open for Design Indaba Simulcast

Tickets sales for the Design Indaba Young Designers Simulcast (YDS) in Cape Town are now open. Design Indaba opens at the CTICC on 27 February 2013. In broadening the creative scope, the organisers are committed to making the conference accessible to more people. The YDS is a live simulcast of the...

18 Feb 2013

Adams & Adams protecting intellectual capital at Design Indaba Expo

At the recent Design Indaba, staff of Adams & Adams (@Cr8veDesignLaw), the first official attorneys of the Indaba, explained the forms of intellectual property to the exhibitors and provided advice on the protection and enforcement of their rights. According to Nishan Singh (@nishansingh), a partner...

9 Mar 2012

Enjoy two German art films at Design Indaba Filmfest

As part of the Design Indaba Film Festival, which opened at the Labia on Orange cinema on 19 February 2012, the Goethe-Institut will present Werner Herzog's latest documentary The Cave of Forgotten Dreams, in 3D on 4 March 2012 and Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow about German artist Anselm Kiefer...

23 Feb 2012

Tickets still available for Design Indaba conference

Though the early bird discount for Design Indaba Conference 2012 has closed, there are still tickets available for the event, with discounts for group bookings, alumni and academics. There are also tickets for the Young Designers Simulcast (YDS) in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The first conference...

8 Dec 2011

Media accreditation open for Design Indaba
Media accreditation open for Design Indaba

Media interested in applying for accreditation for the 2012 Design Indaba Conference (29 February - 2 March) are advised to familiarise themselves with the guidelines on the website, before applying. The organisers state that, due to the high demand for tickets to the conference, there are only 20...

23 Nov 2011

Still time to change the street where you live

Design Indaba has decided to extend the closing date for entries into the design competition, 'Your Street Challenge' to Wednesday 7 September 2011, following the high response. The call for creative thought leadership to transform the City of Cape Town has been exceptionally well received and...

31 Aug 2011

Eco-friendly banners at DI2011
Eco-friendly banners at DI2011

click to enlargeLocal digital printing pioneers, Graphic Laminates, used Tyvek synthetic paper for the Design Indaba banners, at the organisers, Interactive Africa, request to use an eco-friendly product that was hardy and looked good. "The 19 x 7 metre high double sided banners were positioned...

28 Feb 2011

Follow Bizcommunity on #daythree of #DesignIndaba
Follow Bizcommunity on #daythree of #DesignIndaba

Join Bizcommunity.com as it covers day three of the Design Indaba conference, Friday, 25 February 2011. Go to our #designindaba twitterfall, follow live tweets from the Biz team using our Twitter list and read our reports, interviews and blog posts in our Design Indaba special section....

25 Feb 2011

Follow Bizcommunity on #daytwo of #DesignIndaba
Follow Bizcommunity on #daytwo of #DesignIndaba

Join Bizcommunity.com as it covers day two of Design Indaba Conference, 24 February 2011. Go to our #designindaba twitterfall, follow live tweets from the Biz team using our Twitter list and read our reports, interviews and blog posts in our Design Indaba special section....

24 Feb 2011

Follow Bizcommunity at Design Indaba on Twitter
Follow Bizcommunity at Design Indaba on Twitter

The 2011 Design Indaba Conference, where top creative minds are invited to address professionals from creative, corporate and educational sectors on all things design, started on Wednesday, 23 February 2011, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). For coverage, go to Bizcommunity's...

23 Feb 2011

Bibliothèque at Design Indaba 2011
Bibliothèque at Design Indaba 2011

click to enlargeThe London-based design consultancy Bibliothèque, headed by Tim Beard, Jonathon Jeffrey and Mason Wells, will be presenting at the 2011 Design Indaba conference, 25-27 February 2011. Producing design solutions since 2003, it specialises in corporate identity, brand consulting,...

6 Jan 2011

Design Indaba early bird bookings close

Early bird bookings for the 2011 Design Indaba have closed with record-breaking sales, however tickets are still available for the event taking place at the CTICC from 23- 25 February 2011. There are also tickets available for the Young Designers Simulcast in Cape Town and Johannesburg. For more...

17 Dec 2010

Young Designers Simulcast, Cape Town and Johannesburg
Young Designers Simulcast, Cape Town and Johannesburg

Bookings for the Young Designers Simulcast (YDS) at the 2011 Design Indaba Conference, taking place 23-25 February 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), are now open at Computicket. For the first time, YDS will be showing live at the Art Centre Theatre on Kingsway Campus of...

24 Nov 2010

Vespa Takeone Video Challenge deadline extended

The deadline for online submission of videos had been extended to 15 February 2010. Log on to www.vespatakeone.co.za for entry details. The prize is a Vespa LX 150, plus paraphernalia such as an authentic Vespa helmet and riding jacket. There are also two follow-up prize hampers. The winners will...

8 Feb 2010

Design Indaba magazine wants you to design a superhero

Delegates to the recent Design Indaba in Cape Town have been invited to design a superhero for the next Design Indaba magazine. Inspired by the question “What the world needs now?” the title wants you to design a superhero that addresses the needs of the future. The official brief will go out...

16 Mar 2009

Design mags crafts the future
Design mags crafts the future

click to enlargeIn today's virtual world that runs at the speed of broadband, where do the slow-making, culturally sensitive, hand-touched qualities of craft fit, asks the latest edition of Design Indaba magazine, “The Cr*ft”, available in selected Exclusive Books stores, Melissa's and other outlets...

16 Feb 2009

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