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Life after advertising
5 Aug 14
We interview Ross Chowles about the art of selling products to humans – and why he thinks it's in danger.
Inhouse Brand Architects: How offices are evolving
6 Aug 14
Google's approach to designing their workspace radically changed the office layout landscape. Inhouse Brand Architects tells us how offices are evolving.
7 Aug 14
We chat to Cape Town-based sisters Astrid and Karen Schwarz about living, working and designing together.
Jens Martin Skibsted: Humanity needs to focus on two things
11 Aug 14
The Danish designer and creator of Biomega bicycles on his love for t-shirts and why he doesn't do sci-fi.
Masashi Kawamura's crazy imagination comes to life
14 Aug 14
The Tokyo-born interactive designer on luck, sleepless nights and balancing fun with success.
Marianne Fassler: The fashion landscape has never been more vast
21 Aug 14
Marianne Fassler's been dazzling fashionistas with her inimitable frocks for more than two decades. She shares her take on the fashion landscape and more here.
Henrik Vibskov: Chaos in systems
1 Sep 14
We asked the Danish fashion designer how he works and plays. His answers are typically Vibskovesque – honest, profound and a little puzzling.
6 Sep 14
We ask five renowned international designers what tickles their funnybone.
Marti Guixé: Creativity without culture and knowledge is just spam
8 Sep 14
The playful Catalonian designer gets serious about culture and creativity.
Jon Daniel: Four corners of the diaspora
15 Sep 14
London-based creative director Jon Daniel shares the story behind his Design Week column on designers of African descent.
Ulric Charteris: Conquering Kilimanjaro
26 Sep 14
South African adman Ulric Charteris on setting up shop in Dar es Salaam and why Tanzanians hate billboard advertising.
Geraldine Fenn: The bare bones of business and creativity
2 Oct 14
We chat to one of South Africa's most imaginative jewellery designers on balancing creative innovation with the demands of running a business.
Paul Priestman: How I developed a taste for transport
16 Oct 14
The designer behind London's next-generation underground trains tells us about the perks and perils of being a designer – and where he goes to escape them.
Q&A: Honey and Bunny
10 Nov 14
The food design duo tells us why they think we can't leave food production to the large multinationals.
Q&A: Sonja Bäumel
19 Nov 14
The Austrian trans-disciplinary designer tells us why she believes we have a lot to learn from microorganisms.
Off the beaten track
27 Nov 14
We chat to the organisers of the Hors Pistes project, which pairs European designers with foreign artisans, as they wrap up a workshop in Banfora, Burkina Faso.
To do: Get organised
4 Dec 14
NYC-based creative studio Trollbäck+Company have launched an app for compulsive list-makers.
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