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Dave Hakkens on a phone worth keeping (trailer)
11 Dec 14
The Dutch designer talks about his modular phone concept – and the back-to-front way he brought it to market.
Trailer: Experimental Jetset on scavenging the ruins of Modernism
9 Dec 14
The Dutch graphic designers talk about the influences that have shaped their impressive body of work.
Agi Haines on being the Frankenstein of design (trailer)
4 Dec 14
This speculative designer wonders how far we can push our malleable bodies while still being accepted by society.
DJ Stout on big hair, cowboy poets and planet Texas (trailer)
28 Nov 14
The Austin-based Pentagram partner and graphic designer says a sense of place is important for what graphic designers do.
Joy Mckinney on overstepping her boundaries (trailer)
19 Nov 14
Artist Joy Mckinney touches complete strangers on the streets of New York City – and captures people's reactions on camera.
Tom Hulme on technology as a design tool (trailer)
12 Nov 14
The founder of OpenIDEO debunks some myths about technology and shows us how it brings people together to solve the world's biggest challenges.
Ian Murchison on wooden knives and bendy bicycle racks (trailer)
6 Nov 14
This Canadian industrial designer is making waves in the product design industry. At Design Indaba Conference 2014, he shares his story of success.
Lauren Beukes on confronting the monsters around us (trailer)
23 Oct 14
The award-winning sci-fi writer shows how South Africa's dark past transforms into her fiction in this unusual presentation at Design Indaba Conference.
Dean Poole on playing with words (trailer)
13 Oct 14
"Part of the system of creativity is creating the rules," says Dean Poole at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Chris Gotz on building beautiful monsters (trailer)
17 Sep 14
Advertising industry creatives need to stay agile and open, says the chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa.
El Ultimo Grito on creating a new design ecosystem (trailer)
15 Sep 14
The Spanish design duo talk about how they use their own projects to interrogate how we define design.
State of the Art (trailer)
4 Sep 14
Three renowned South African artists let us into their intensely personal vision.
David Goldblatt on life through the lens (trailer)
28 Aug 14
The veteran photographer takes us through 20 photos taken over almost 50 years.
Juliana Rotich on a new tech ecosystem for Africa (trailer)
22 Aug 14
The co-founder of Ushahidi shares her journey on the frontlines of technology and digital connectivity in Africa.
Marcello Serpa on the art of reduction (trailer)
20 Aug 14
The creative director behind Havaianas on German precision and Brazilian exuberance.
Michel Rojkind on a design strategy to cope with overstimulation (trailer)
3 Jul 14
The Mexican architect shares three ways he wades through our world of chaos and flux to create award-winning work.
Ije Nwokorie on the messy business of branding (trailer)
23 Jun 14
Here's a short taster of brand guru Ije Nwokorie's talk at Design Indaba Conference 2014. Watch the full talk by downloading the Design Indaba App now.
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