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Jake Barton: Where space and storytelling meet
• Duration: 00:05:48
30 Jun 14
The interaction designer and founder of Local Projects tells us how technology is changing the ancient art of storytelling.
Discovering an 89plus generation
• Duration: 00:03:45
26 Jun 14
89plus founders Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets along with Missla Libsekal explore what one half of the world's population is speaking about.
Jody Brand: A fierce independence
• Duration: 00:04:25
25 Jun 14
'Born-free' photographer Jody Brand uses her work to wrestle free from South Africa's past and create an informal history of contemporary everyday life.
Experimental Jetset: A provocative spirit
• Duration: 00:04:35
24 Jun 14
The Dutch trio that make up the graphic design studio Experimental Jetset talk about the influence of various movements on their work.
Henrik Vibskov: Going the 'wrong' way
• Duration: 00:06:05
20 Jun 14
Idiosyncratic Danish fashion designer Henrik Vibskov talks about how making mistakes taught him to look at a project from a different perspective.
Vinay Venkatraman: Data-driven innovation
• Duration: 00:05:06
19 Jun 14
The Copenhagen-based designer tells us why data and technology are fundamentally changing the way designers work.
Juliana Rotich: What connectivity can do for Africa
• Duration: 00:05:02
18 Jun 14
Economic growth is just one effect greater connectivity can have in Africa, says the co-founder of Ushahidi in this interview.
Ian Murchison: Rethinking the perception of products
• Duration: 00:04:13
16 Jun 14
In this interview, industrial designer Ian Murchison talks about how he explores materials to challenge perceptions about what products should look like.
Mikal Hallstrup: Rethinking service design
• Duration: 00:04:02
11 Jun 14
The co-founder of Designit in Denmark illustrates the power of lateral thinking to improve the delivery of services.
El Ultimo Grito: Our design is inherently contradictory
• Duration: 00:07:11
10 Jun 14
This Spanish design duo believe design occupies a grey space where you can be "both Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker at the same time".
Nille Juul-Sørensen: Designing systems to solve social problems
• Duration: 00:05:20
5 Jun 14
The Danish designer implores his peers to step outside their comfort zone and design solutions for social ills.
Dean Poole: Buttons for eyes
• Duration: 00:04:58
4 Jun 14
In this interview, the creative director of Alt Group talks about not having "buttons for eyes" and how to see the simple, obvious ideas.
Kyla Philander: I want to come at you with an alternative
• Duration: 00:04:36
3 Jun 14
Rapper and filmmaker Kyla Philander explains her creative processes, inspirations and major themes throughout her work.
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