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#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 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

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#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

Riky Rick
What's on at the 2019 Basha Uhuru Freedom FestivalArticle

The Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival will be held at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg from 26 to 29 June 2019...

12 Jun 2019

Sculptors set to create the world's largest gender equality art project
Sculptors set to create the world's largest gender equality art projectArticle

Australian sculptors and married couple Gillie and Marc are creating 10 life-sized sculptures celebrating the lives of monumental women...

Lauren Mitchell 6 Jun 2019

Lauren Beukes, pics via Creative Mornings Cape Town on .
#FairnessFirst: Lauren Beukes on enhancing your own creativity through inclusivityArticle

Award-winning, best-selling South African novelist Lauren Beukes, who also writes comics, screenplays, TV shows and started out in journalism, was speaker of the April Creative Mornings Cape Town talk at new venue, AAA School. Amongst other things, she shared five tips on the power of inclusivity in enhancing your creativity...

Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2019

Brian Whipple of Accenture Interactive and David Droga of Droga5. Image courtesy of Accenture Interactive.
Accenture Interactive acquires Droga5Article

#NEWSWATCH: Accenture Interactive, the marketing arm of international consulting firm Accenture, has acquired the formerly independent creative agency Droga5 by buying out Endeavor's 49% stake...

3 Apr 2019

Lesotho Rise in the City design competition winner announced
Lesotho Rise in the City design competition winner announcedArticle

Winners of the Rise in the City international architecture competition for affordable housing in Maseru, Lesotho were announced earlier this month...

20 Mar 2019

Young creatives from left - Cedric Nzaka, Nandi Dlepu, Morena Sefatsa and Yanga Yaya at the 2019 Design Indaba.
Top 5 key take-outs from Design Indaba 2019Article

Monare Matema, associate brand architect at DNA Brand Architects, shares key take-outs from the 2019 Design Indaba conference...

Monare Matema 6 Mar 2019

Architect, Tshepo Mokholo.
#DesignIndaba2019: Creating architecture for the African continent for the next 100 yearsArticle

Design can and should have a positive impact on communities, says architect and African Design Centre fellow, Tshepo Mokholo...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talent
#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talentArticle

The anticipated launch of Ikea's Överallt homeware collection is described as a marriage between African rituals and Scandinavian design...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2019

Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
#DesignIndaba2019: We need to believe in African mermaidsArticle

It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Designing with dignity
#DesignIndaba2019: Designing with dignityArticle

Bizcommunity.Africa interviews Niger architect Mariam Kamara on how architects have an important role to play in designing "thinking spaces"...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu in conversation with Terry Levin and Louise Marsland. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Human myth vs AI machineArticle

One of the most exciting aspects of this year's Design Indaba was a sense of camaraderie between designers of all disciplines from font to film...

Terry Levin 4 Mar 2019

Design Indaba CEO and founder Ravi Naidoo with David Droga, founder and creative chairman, Droga5. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Droga: Make advertising that people give a shit aboutArticle

Three days of Design Indaba inspiration culminated in headline act David Droga, whose career in advertising traverses Saatchi & Saatchi in London, Publicis, NYC, to starting his own New York-based agency, Droga5 in 2006...

Terry Levin 4 Mar 2019

Fjord CEO Olof Schybergson opened day 3 of Design Indaba with the statement: "design is not a new thing, it has been around for a while, helping to shape society and culture."
#DesignIndaba2019: Day three speaker highlightsGallery

Several more design experts and thought leaders shared their stories on day three of the 24th edition of Design Indaba, which was held at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town.

4 Mar 2019

David Droga on stage at Design Indaba. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: "Find the emotional connection in a pure, authentic way" - David DrogaArticle

Ann Nurock interviews David Droga, the most awarded creative at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and the youngest person ever inducted into the New York Art Directors Club Hall of Fame...

Ann Nurock 4 Mar 2019

Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench voted Most Beautiful Object
Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench voted Most Beautiful ObjectArticle

Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench was judged the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa and announced as the winner on Friday, 1 March 2019 at the annual Design Indaba Conference...

1 Mar 2019

CEO of Fjord, Olof Schybergson.
#DesignIndaba2019: Olof Schybergson on embracing frustration and hopeArticle

Internationally recognised domain expert, thought leader and CEO of Fjord, Olof Schybergson opened day 3 of Design Indaba with the statement that "design is not a new thing, it has been around for a while, helping to shape society and culture..."

Angie White 1 Mar 2019

Moon Ribas, a Spanish avant-garde artist with Neil Harbisson, a cyborg artist. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: What you might need to knowArticle

Things are getting real down at the 24th Design Indaba conference currently running at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town as a brave new guard of designers share their journeys and stories about new parameters in design...

Terry Levin 1 Mar 2019

Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving dronesArticle

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

Archirect and interior designer John Pawson shares his unconventional creative journey.
#DesignIndaba2019: Day two speaker highlightsGallery

Day two of the 2019 instalment of Design Indaba is officially over. The day's speaker highlights included insights from British minimalist architect and interior designer John Pawson and a different kind of art by Faith XLVII, The Grrrl and Pure.

1 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Kagiso Lediga on storytelling in entertainment
#DesignIndaba2019: Kagiso Lediga on storytelling in entertainmentArticle

Award-winning and celebrated stand-up comedian, actor, writer and film director, Kagiso Lediga, took to the stage on Day 2...

Angie White 28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: "#MeToo means so much more" - Ellie Frymire
#DesignIndaba2019: "#MeToo means so much more" - Ellie FrymireArticle

On day 2 of Design Indaba 2019 communications designer, Ellie Frymire talked about her thesis, #MeToo - An exploration of tweets using cluster analysis...

Jessica Tennant 28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Making packaging disappear
#DesignIndaba2019: Making packaging disappearArticle

Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez started day 2 of Design Indaba on a high note when he presented on the Ooho! - the disappearing biodegradable water-filled bead made from brown algae and calcium chloride (seaweed)...

Angie White 28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: From algorithms to Al Gore
#DesignIndaba2019: From algorithms to Al GoreArticle

In a world where many assume a font is accessed via a dropdown menu, it is a privilege to be exposed to real fontographers - those responsible for the actual creation of typefaces...

Terry Levin 28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Day one highlights
#DesignIndaba2019: Day one highlightsGallery

The 2019 edition of Design Indaba is officially underway at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. If you're unable to attend, we've got you covered. Check out Terry Levin's snapshots of the day one's highlights.

28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea launches its Africa-design collection Överallt
#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea launches its Africa-design collection ÖveralltGallery

Swedish furniture and home accessories creator Ikea officially launched its Överallt limited edition collection at day one of the 2019 Design Indaba in Cape Town.

28 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: First day of Emerging Creatives workshops
#DesignIndaba2019: First day of Emerging Creatives workshopsGallery

Design Indaba 2019 has officially kicked off! Check out these snapshots from day one of this year's Emerging Creatives workshops, which will continue for the rest of the week at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town.

28 Feb 2019

Nicole Nomsa Moyo. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Together, we can change systemsArticle

Designers need to work together to solve crises in the world. This is the message from one of the first speakers at Design Indaba 2019 in Cape Town, 27 February to 1 March, Nicole Nomsa Moyo...

Louise Marsland 27 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: The commonalities of bad design projects
#DesignIndaba2019: The commonalities of bad design projectsArticle

London-based design critic Alice Rawsthorn spoke all about bad design on Day 1 at Design Indaba 2019...

Jessica Tennant 27 Feb 2019

Typeface designers María Ramos and Noel Pretorius.
#DesignIndaba2019: Conference kicks off with NM type feat Andile VellemArticle

The first speakers for the day consisted of a collaboration between NM type (a collaborative type foundry between typeface designers Noel Pretorius and María Ramos) and performance artist Andile Vellem...

Angie White 27 Feb 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: A bouquet of innovation
#DesignIndaba2019: A bouquet of innovationArticle

Day 1 of the 24th Design Indaba 2019 conference kicked off with the buzzing of excitement and activity at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town...

Angie White 27 Feb 2019

Local artists use creativity and design to tell the story of the country in Brand South Africa's new campaign
Local artists use creativity and design to tell the story of the country in Brand South Africa's new campaignArticle

Brand South Africa is launching a new campaign focusing on local entrepreneurs in the creative and design space, who have turned their passions into successful enterprises...

Issued by Brand South Africa 20 Feb 2019

Ikea's African Överallt collection to be unveiled at Design Indaba Festival
Ikea's African Överallt collection to be unveiled at Design Indaba FestivalArticle

Two years ago Ikea teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play in the home...

1 Feb 2019

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