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Four impactful Africa apps
31 Mar 14
From tackling gender violence and authenticating pharmaceuticals to enhancing antenatal care and empowering farmers, African apps solve real problems.
Can design also be art?
11 Jun 14
As collectors take out their cheque books at Design Miami/Basel next week, we ask industry insiders what they think about one-off designs presented as art.
Is London the design capital of the world?
18 Jun 14
We ask six designers who have made London their home why so many creatives flock to the Big Smoke.
Fashion films: Elaborate ads or legitimate cinematic works?
25 Jun 14
Are fashion films just advertising wolves in sheep's clothing? We ask five fashion and film fundi where they stand on the burgeoning genre.
How important is a sense of place?
2 Jul 14
What role does locale play in shaping a design identity? We asked six producers to reflect on the role a sense of place can play in design.
The world's most pressing problems?
9 Jul 14
If there were a global design agency stationed at the UN bringing governments, NPOs and designers together, what issues would it address?
How do you deal with failure?
30 Jul 14
Failure is built into the creative process. But how to face it? Nine designers tell us how they do it.
Are you obsessive over typography?
2 Sep 14
Four great graphic designers weigh in on the demands of working with type.
How useful are ad awards?
23 Sep 14
What is the value of advertising awards to agencies? Do they have value outside of the industry? Four agency heavyweights share their thoughts.
What is the value of a national design policy?
8 Oct 14
Can getting design on the government's agenda really benefit working designers? We ask 7 presenters at next week's WDC2014 Design Policy Conference to weigh in.
Internet inspiration: Threat or enabler?
29 Oct 14
Lazy man's library or a window onto the world? Four South African creatives tell us whether the internet stymies or aids their creative process.
Can creativity save the world?
6 Dec 14
It's a loaded question, but eight designers gave us some thoughtful and inspiring answers.
Wise Words – Part 1
26 Dec 14
A selection of memorable quotes from some of the most acclaimed designers and creative thinkers featured in the "Design Indaba All Stars" book.
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