Technology designer Chris Sheldrick lit up the afternoon session on the first day of Design Indaba 2017 with his talk on tech startup What3words and used small words with big numbers to explain how it is quite literally changing the world for the better.
Leigh Andrews 45 minutes ago
Don't let the title mislead you: as always, the Design Indaba has been anything but dull. Rather, this refers to an informative talk presented by Marko Ahtisaari who shared about the undeniable connection between music and relaxation, sleep, anxiety and even pain. The co-founder of The Sync Project also announced a worldwide music experiment, Unwind, which uses personalised music to improve sleep, set to take place for the first time in Cape Town tonight.
Pasqua Heard 3 hours ago
Ayse Birsel, co-founder and creative director of award-winning design studio Birsel+Seck, gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba, which included a worksheet and homework activity for conference attendees to practice designing the life they love.
Pasqua Heard 5 hours ago
Cole Ndelu, aged 22, from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography, has been announced as a shortlisted photographer in the Student Focus competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's largest photography competition.
Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 7 hours ago
Kicking off Design Indaba 2017 was husband-and-wife team Adriaan Hugo and Katy Taplin of the multidisciplinary product design company Dokter and Misses (DAM).
Ilse van den Berg 7 hours ago
In December 2016, Oracle launched its research finding in a report titled, Can Virtual Experiences Replace Reality. The research found that 40% of sales organisations are seeing customers do more research on their own, before making a purchase. Sales and marketing teams need to work more closely together to understand their audience better and convert leads.
1 day ago
Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward.
Leigh Andrews 1 day ago
My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.
Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017
The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows.
Bekezela Phakathi 23 Feb 2017