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#YouthMatters: Tristan Shaun Henry celebrates queer youth culture through fashion
#YouthMatters: Tristan Shaun Henry celebrates queer youth culture through fashionArticle

Tristan Shaun Henry is among the talented cohort of young designers forming Design Indaba's class of Emerging Creatives for 2021...

Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Emerging designer Ontlametse Molefe shares his journey of learning, discovery
#YouthMatters: Emerging designer Ontlametse Molefe shares his journey of learning, discoveryArticle

Ontlametse Molefe is a young, talented interior designer who has been inducted into the 2021 class of Design Indaba Emerging Creatives...

Sindy Peters 8 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Nombuso Nomzamo Khanyile on the sustainable roots of accessory brand Afrikan Passion Designs
#YouthMatters: Nombuso Nomzamo Khanyile on the sustainable roots of accessory brand Afrikan Passion DesignsArticle

Faced with the need to be self-reliant, 25-year-old Biochemistry and Microbiology graduate Nombuso Nomzamo Khanyile founded Afrikan Passion Designs, a sustainable handmade leather accessory brand...

Ruth Cooper 25 May 2021

#YouthMatters: Courtney Hodgson chats founding quirky SA brand Kiffkak
#YouthMatters: Courtney Hodgson chats founding quirky SA brand KiffkakArticle

Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Hodgon chats about founding Kiffkak - a tongue-in-cheek, proudly South African apparel and product range - at such a young age, winning a Loerie and her advice for aspiring creatives...

Ruth Cooper 24 May 2021

#YouthMatters: Phumelela Malinga of By Phume on filling a gap in the fashion market
#YouthMatters: Phumelela Malinga of By Phume on filling a gap in the fashion marketArticle

Phumelela Malinga, the 27-year-old mechanical designer-turned-fashion designer, chats to us about switching gears, founding his androgynous designer apparel brand By Phume and being invited to be part of the 2020 Design Indaba Emerging Creatives Programme...

Ruth Cooper 20 May 2021

2021 class of Design Indaba Emerging Creatives announced
2021 class of Design Indaba Emerging Creatives announcedArticle

The Design Indaba is pleased to announce its 2021 Emerging Creatives inductees...

20 May 2021

Design Indaba recruits Thabisa Mjo, Cole Ndelu to select emerging creatives for 2021
Design Indaba recruits Thabisa Mjo, Cole Ndelu to select emerging creatives for 2021Article

Design Indaba has recruited Thabisa Mjo and Cole Ndelu to oversee the curation of this year's cohort of young designers...

15 Apr 2021

New nostalgia: Q&A with embroiderer and artist Danielle Clough
New nostalgia: Q&A with embroiderer and artist Danielle CloughArticle

Cape Town-based artist Danielle Clough's vibrant and unique embroidery creations have seen her gain significant attention both locally and internationally. She's worked with major brands such as Gucci and Nike and shown her work across the globe.

Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2021

Jabulani Sigege appointed as ECD for Wunderman Thompson SA
Jabulani Sigege appointed as ECD for Wunderman Thompson SAArticle

Jabulani Sigege will join Wunderman Thompson SA as executive creative director on 1 March 2021...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 1 Mar 2021

V&A Waterfront to test new design in rainwater harvesting technology
V&A Waterfront to test new design in rainwater harvesting technologyArticle

Aquatecture rain harvesting panels, the brainchild of South African-born designer Shaakira Jassat, collects water by diverting raindrops flowing over the perforations on the surface to the inside of the system...

18 Dec 2020

No Design Indaba Conference and Festival in 2021
No Design Indaba Conference and Festival in 2021Article

Design Indaba will use 2021 as a year to plan and execute a number of significant Do Tank projects and launch its new Design Indaba Inside offering. Therefore, The Design Indaba Conference and Festival will not take place in February 2021...

2 Dec 2020

AAA cleans up at the 2020 Pendoring Awards!
AAA cleans up at the 2020 Pendoring Awards!Article

AAA school of Advertising is proud to announce that not only did it take the top spot at this year's Pendoring Awards, but AAA's students also won three Silver Awards...

Loraine Greenwood, Issued by AAA School of Advertising 20 Nov 2020

Bulldog Gin partners with SA creatives on once-off collaborative pieces
Bulldog Gin partners with SA creatives on once-off collaborative piecesArticle

Contemporary London dry gin brand, Bulldog Gin, has partnered with four South African artists, designers and creatives to produce unique collaborative pieces that celebrate each creator's individual craft...

6 Nov 2020

Musée des Arts Décoratifs adds SA designer's work to permanent collection
Musée des Arts Décoratifs adds SA designer's work to permanent collectionArticle

Thabisa Mjo has become the first South African designer to have her work form part of the permanent collection at the renowned Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris...

27 Oct 2020

Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in Africa
Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in AfricaArticle

Scan Display designed and built Africa's largest dedicated Covid-19 temporary hospital at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa...

Issued by Scan Display 30 Jul 2020

Morena Moletsane, a Gauteng-based illustrator.
#YouthMonth: Use your time effectively and challenge the normsArticle

This Youth Month we talk to one of the Design Indaba's emerging creatives for 2020, Morena Moletsane...

Juanita Pienaar 22 Jun 2020

Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual Awards
Finalists announced for global ADC 99th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the finalists for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

21 Apr 2020

Design Indaba 2020 highlights
Design Indaba 2020 highlightsGallery

The 2020 edition of the Design Indaba took place at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 26 to 28 February 2020. Thousands of creatives, emerging creatives, design experts, speakers and delegates gathered to inspire and empower each other to create a better future through design and creativity. Here are the highlights of this year's Design Indaba.

3 Mar 2020

Ibrahim Mahama.
#DI2020: African icons at Design Indaba 25Article

Following a recent spate of cultural Afro-optimism in the media and here on Biz, it was only natural that Design Indaba 2020 would reflect this burgeoning trend...

Terry Levin 3 Mar 2020

Manu Prakash. Image source: Design Indaba newsletter.
#DI2020: Empathy and empowerment hand-in-hand at Design Indaba 25Article

Terry Levin shares an overview and top highlights from this year's Design Indaba Festival...

Terry Levin 2 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Imagining a more diverse industry with D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne
#FairnessFirst: Imagining a more diverse industry with D&AD CEO Patrick BurgoyneArticle

D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne on the trend towards creativity for social good, the importance of diversity in the creative industry and changes in the business of design...

Jessica Tennant 2 Mar 2020

DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloon
DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloonArticle

Finnish empathy designer and artist Enni-Kukka Tuomala received a standing ovation at Design Indaba after her inspiring presentation on empathy as the most radical emotion...

Angie White 28 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industry
#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industryArticle

Founder and CEO of Faber Futures, and Index Award winner, Natsai Audrey Chieza took to the stage on day three of Design Indaba...

Angie White 28 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Why technology is nothing unless it touches someone's life
#DI2020: Why technology is nothing unless it touches someone's lifeArticle

Creative director of Google Creative Lab Robert Wong says the first thing to remember when it comes to technology is that if how we live is being shaped by technological companies like Google, it is important for humanity to be involved...

Angie White 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Designing new plant-forward African cuisine with Selassie Atadika
#DI2020: Designing new plant-forward African cuisine with Selassie AtadikaArticle

Ghanaian experiential chef, Selassie Atadika, started her Design Indaba presentation by asking the audience to close their eyes and think of food they enjoy...

Angie White 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration
#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustrationArticle

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

#DI2020: How Sho Madjozi brought traditional Tsonga xibelani into 2020
#DI2020: How Sho Madjozi brought traditional Tsonga xibelani into 2020Article

In a session that explained how she has changed the SA fashion and music game alike, proudly Tsonga performer Sho Madjozi took to the Design indaba stage as the first official speaker of the 25th edition of the conference, with a strong focus on the history and future of xibelani that proved why she's the ultimate inspiration...

Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2020

#DI2020: Patrick Thomas talks creative collaboration and interaction
#DI2020: Patrick Thomas talks creative collaboration and interactionArticle

Patrick Thomas is a British graphic artist who has anxiously awaited the opportunity to attend Design Indaba. Thomas stepped on stage enthusiastically greeting the audience with a "Goeie môre!"...

Angie White 26 Feb 2020

Image snapped by Andrews, from Design Indaba 2020.
#DI2020: Silver jubilee shines with Department of Audacious Projects launchArticle

"Hello Cape Town, how're you doing?" Design Indaba's 25th edition held fast to the motto of changing the world through creativity, with the introduction of the Department of Audacious Projects 'think tank do tank', headed by 'minister' Ravi Naidoo...

Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2020

Morag Myerscough, Luke Morgan to build interactive superstructure at AfrikaBurn 2020
Morag Myerscough, Luke Morgan to build interactive superstructure at AfrikaBurn 2020Article

In collaboration with AfrikaBurn and the Ilukuluku Collective, London-based artists Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan will build an interactive superstructure at the 2020 AfrikaBurn in Tankwa, Karoo...

25 Feb 2020

Ravi Naidoo: Founder of Design Indaba
Ravi Naidoo: Founder of Design IndabaAudio

In conversation with Rutendo Nyamuda about the evolution of Design Indaba over the last 25 years. In this episode Ravi also speaks about the future of Design Indaba and establishing a venture capitalist fund to support designers.

24 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impact
#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impactArticle

New Delhi-based communication designer Ananya Khaitan has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2020. He specialises in book design and brand identity design, with his work reflecting his affinity for matters of import and impact...

Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2020

Exclusive! Design Indaba 25-year interview with Ravi Naidoo
Exclusive! Design Indaba 25-year interview with Ravi NaidooArticle

In fervent anticipation of Design Indaba 25 taking place this week from 26 to 28 February 2020, Biztakeouts found a window in the diary of CEO and founder Ravi Naidoo to discuss visas and venture capital, policy, projects and lessons learned on Design Indaba's 25-year journey so far...

21 Feb 2020

Mia Senekal on her work, Design Indaba
Mia Senekal on her work, Design IndabaVideo

Interior and furniture designer Mia Senekal is part of this year’s Emerging Creatives class at the Design Indaba. She is the owner and head designer at murmur, a furniture design company catering for both local and international clients. The company creates unique furniture designs, seeing and creating each piece as a work of art. She shares her work and how being part of the Design Indaba Emerging Creatives will help her brand grow.

18 Feb 2020

City of Cape Town endorses Design Indaba
City of Cape Town endorses Design IndabaVideo

The 25th edition of the annual Design Indaba will take place at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 26 to 29 February 2020. The event is set to attract hundreds of creative professionals and has received backing from the City of Cape Town.

18 Feb 2020

Seth Shezi and Zizipho Poswa's 'Zenande' | Credit: Hayden-Phipps Sculpture
#DesignIndaba2020: Most Beautiful Object in South Africa voting opensArticle

Design Indaba is running the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa competition until 12pm on 28 February 2020 and online voting is officially open...

17 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futures
#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futuresArticle

Design Indaba alumnus Robert Wong, co-founder and CD of Google Creative Lab, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba...

Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2020

What to expect from Design Indaba's 2020 Nightscape fest
What to expect from Design Indaba's 2020 Nightscape festArticle

Design Indaba will host its 2020 Nightscape public festival at the Artscape Piazza in Cape Town from 26 to 28 February...

11 Feb 2020

Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta. Image supplied.
#DesignIndaba2020: Tech that reawakens awe - Studio Drift's kinetic installationsArticle

If the thought of using technology to reproduce the patterns and processes of nature makes you anxious, you haven't come across the glorious work of artist collective Studio Drift...

3 Feb 2020

Bas Timmer with someone wearing his Sheltersuit. Image supplied.
#DesignIndaba2020: Bas Timmer is changing the world one Sheltersuit at a timeArticle

Design Indaba speaker, Dutch fashion designer Bas Timmer is changing the world one Sheltersuit at a time...

23 Jan 2020

Designer Natsai Audrey Chieza founder and director of Faber Futures. Image supplied.
#DesignIndaba2020: Natsai Audrey Chieza promoting sustainability and eliminating waste in fashionArticle

Designer Natsai Audrey Chieza founder and director of multidisciplinary agency Faber Futures will be speaking at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference...

Juanita Pienaar 2 Jan 2020

Futurist Li Edelkoort. Photo by Ivy.
#DesignIndaba2020: Futurist Li Edelkoort hosting new trend seminars in 2020Article

Futurist Li Edelkoort will host inspiring new trend seminars in Johannesburg and Cape Town this during the Design Indaba Conference...

17 Dec 2019

Image source: From Ibrahim Mahama's .
#DesignIndaba2020: Ibrahim Mahama calls to expand the sensibilities of both art and the world at largeArticle

Ibrahim Mahama, a Ghanaian author and artist, has been announced as one of the speakers at next year's Design Indaba Conference...

Juanita Pienaar 9 Dec 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Kinya Tagawa "to plot for the future" as speakerArticle

Kinya Tagawa, a Japanese award-winning design engineer who runs international design agency Takram, with studios in Tokyo and London, has been selected as one of the speakers for next year's Design Indaba Conference...

Juanita Pienaar 29 Nov 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Dates announced as it gears up to celebrate 25 years of cultural inventionArticle

Design Indaba has announced its dates for the 2020 conference and its yearly lineup as it gears up for the 25th edition of the event...

29 Nov 2019

Robyn Curnow, CNN.
Africa must step up to support its innovatorsArticle

I've lost count of the number of times I've heard business leaders from outside Africa refer to the continent's enormous potential. It's a cliché, as well as a source of frustration for many Africans...

Robyn Curnow 9 Oct 2019

Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competition
Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competitionArticle

One of these projects will walk away with £5,000 to further develop their project...

20 Sep 2019

What womxn say...
What womxn say...Article

The way womxn are seen and valued in society has the power to shape a country's landscape on a social, cultural and economical level...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 Sep 2019

Snøhetta reveals new Madiba-inspired "peace bench"
Snøhetta reveals new Madiba-inspired "peace bench"Article

The inspiration for the bench came from the famous Nelson Mandela quote: "The best weapon is to sit down and talk"...

18 Jul 2019

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