The 2015 Design Indaba provided fertile ground for even the most ardent fashionistas and Afrophiles. In this context both topics took on a new importance...
By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2015 11:36
As the 20th annual Design Indaba Conference gets underway at Cape Town's CTICC, Terry Levin unpacks some of the infinitely inspiring insights presented by the world's leading global thinkers, doers and change-makers.
By Terry Levin 27 Feb 2015 10:15
The first programme of the Baxter Dance Festival - Celebrating 10 years of Dance opened last night with performances by six dance companies, each showing off a different facet of the state of Cape Town's dance and choreographic arts.
By Terry Levin 10 Oct 2014 12:39
Khayalethu Anthony is the writer and one-man performer of The Champion, the Zabalaza Theatre Festival's Best Production award winner, currently running at the Baxter Theatre's Golden Arrow Studio. The play has also won awards for Best Script and Most Outstanding Artist.
By Terry Levin 2 Oct 2014 13:56
Those who did arrive early on Friday at the Design Indaba were rewarded by listening to Issa Diabate, who apparently even trended on Twitter during his presentation.
By Terry Levin 3 Mar 2014 11:10
Almost every Design Indaba presenter refers to their country or city of origin as being formative to the success of their design approach and ethos. The evidence stacks up annually as one case study after the next demonstrates that the best design solutions grow out of a sense of place, context and location and are fundamental to inspiration.
By Terry Levin 28 Feb 2014 09:15
Easily the most mythical of all designers - part alchemist, part shaman, with the sensibilities and integrity of the Dalai Lama, Thomas Heatherwick was back on the Indaba stage after an absence of nine years.
By Terry Levin 27 Feb 2014 14:45
Bizcommunity pitched Conn Bertish (@connbertish) executive creative director at Quirk, a few questions about his current role in charge of all material created for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.
By Terry Levin 21 Jan 2014 06:30
On digital goddesses, role models and looking hot! Nikki Cockcroft kindly takes time out of her busy schedule as a mom and chair of the Bookmarks Awards to answer our questions.
By Terry Levin 8 Nov 2013 07:00
Bookmarks Awards 2013 judge, visiting creative director and multi-award winner, Laura Jordan Bambach chatted to me about life in the digital 'verse.
By Terry Levin 6 Nov 2013 07:30
Presenting some of the awards at the 35th Annual Loerie Awards, guest creative director from Hamburg, Gotz Ulmer, was heard to wonder why those receiving prizes were so blasé, so "like Germany" and when they might start behaving "a bit more African"!
By Terry Levin 26 Sep 2013 10:18