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Design Indaba 2013 Innovation award
4 Mar 13
The winner of the 2013 Design Indaba Expo Innovation Award and the R50 000 grand prize was awarded to Wintec Innovation.
Product spotlight: Chairman by Nawaaz Saldulker
23 May 13
In the first of a new series looking at bespoke South African designs that demonstrate a unique craftsmanship, we feature Nawaaz Saldulker's Chairman.
Product spotlight: Langazela by Africa!Ignite
30 May 13
Bright, bold and beautiful, in this week’s Product Spotlight we take a closer look at Africa!Ignite’s Langazela cushions.
Product spotlight: 'Boutime by Ian Munro
6 Jun 13
Ian Munro thought it was about time that clocks had a face lift. His solution came in the form of the 'Boutime, a beautiful clock with an innovative display.
Product spotlight: Nkwana Unit Modules by Homewood
27 Jun 13
Inspired by the trend of upcycling pallets, Homewood's "downcycled" their modular plasma unit, while maintaining the quality.
Product spotlight: Stickyboard by Flowermill
4 Jul 13
Flowermill's new notice board eliminates the need for pins or glue to get your notes up. The Stickyboard comes with its own glue, in a range of great designs.
Product spotlight: SL 17 Chair by Woodlam
11 Jul 13
Inspired by the simplicity of the iconic Navy Chair Woodlam designer Søren Lassen reinterpreted it
Product spotlight: Pony Desk by Y Tsai
18 Jul 13
A desk, a chair and a storage unit - all in one! Y Tsai's Pony Desk Chair is a multifunctional furniture unit that also considers early childhood development.
Product spotlight: Knit bags by Lulu K
15 Aug 13
Lulu K's knitted bags emphasise the value of handcrafted design, while also promoting skills development among women from disadvantaged communities.
From Eames Elephant to Stratflex Rhino
4 Nov 13
Presenting the Stratflex Rhino from the winner of the 2013 Design Indaba Expo’s Innovation Award.
Why Jan and Maria got their crocheted bicycles
11 Nov 13
Two vintage bicycles covered in bright orange wool by Cape Town-based texture designer and yarn bomber Isabeau Joubert are doing the rounds.
12 Nov 13
An “eco-poverty-alleviation project” in Cape Town’s Langa township provides nutrition on tap for 45 children by using the sun-facing walls of shacks.
19 Nov 13
South Africa-based architect and artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni participated in a recent fashion/music/art happening and launched a fabric collection in Australia.
Off the street
26 Nov 13
For his new range of products – to debut at Design Indaba Expo 2014 – photographer Ed Suter stepped off the street and into the grass
Returning to the source
28 Nov 13
Bespoke kitchen, furniture and shoji screen makers Andy de Klerk Cabinetworks is back at the Expo in 2014 with a famous lithograph-inspired kitchen design.
South African candy
30 Nov 13
Design Indaba Conference alumnus Renée Rossouw's Liquorice range was borne of a three-month investigation into African self-decoration and colours.
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