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Five design breakthroughs in 2014
31 Dec 14
Here are the five standout solutions from our Design Frontiers series that are edging the industry forward in different ways.
Top 10 videos of 2014
29 Dec 14
Some unveiled major new designs, others recapped their careers in easy-to-digest lessons. Watch the designers featured in our 10 most popular videos from 2014.
Six Kenyan names to watch
28 Dec 14
These diverse talents in art, music, architecture and technology are at the forefront of Kenya's creative explosion.
Top 10 Product Spotlights of 2014
27 Dec 14
We've featured a wide array of products over the course of the year. Here are our 10 favourite designs whose ingenuity and craftsmanship stand out.
#MakeChange: Switched on for change
25 Dec 14
You might be admiring the holiday lights this time of year but these five lighting projects remind us that not everyone is as fortunate.
21 Dec 14
This year geometric designs reached new heights as these five projects illustrate. We'll be looking to see whether this trend continues in 2015.
The clothes that maketh the continent
14 Dec 14
A new generation of African fashion designers is proving that the continent’s couture is about more than just bright colours, tribal patterns and leopard print.
Lights, camera, Africa
7 Dec 14
Film is a powerful medium for storytelling. Here we round up four authentic African voices in filmmaking.
The creative engine inside Joe Public United
5 Dec 14
Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana to present Joe Public United's award-winning work at Design Indaba Conference 2015.
Casey Neistat to speak at Design Indaba Conference 2015
1 Dec 14
Announcing our first presenter for Design Indaba Conference 2015: Maverick filmmaker Casey Neistat, who is changing the way we watch movies.
23 Nov 14
In this Focus On, we look at four diverse projects that commemorate significant historical events through the built form.
Help for the homeless
16 Nov 14
Shelter is one of the most basic human needs. We round up four innovative designs for temporary shelter.
Tackling the housing problem
2 Nov 14
We round up four of the sustainable, low-cost innovations featured in The Better Living Challenge Showcase, which opened in Cape Town this week.
It takes more than one
26 Oct 14
Many designers have shifted the perception that good design is born from the spark of brilliance from the lone genius to one of collaborative creativity.
The darlings of Dutch design
18 Oct 14
5 of our favourite projects by husband-and-wife team Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings, the official ambassadors of Dutch Design Week.
It's a sign
12 Oct 14
We often take for granted the graphic signs that help us navigate our environments. Here are four excellent examples of wayfinding designs from our archive.
For the love of trees
5 Oct 14
Trees must be one of nature's finest designs. We roundup five designs from our archive that take their inspiration from the leafy form.
The mad men of advertising
19 Sep 14
We round up four interviews with some of the world's greatest ad men in honour of the Loeries, South Africa's annual advertising awards.
7 Sep 14
Snooze, doze, nap, 40 winks or slumber – sleep by any other name is just as sweet.
The future of craft
31 Aug 14
Is it craft or is it design? What's the role of craft in the 21st century? Here are four interviews from our archives that explore various notions of craft.
Focus On: Handspring Puppet Company
24 Aug 14
The renowned local puppeteers are making headlines with a new exhibition on their work and the much-acclaimed "War Horse" finally playing on home turf.
Four contemporary South African artists
23 Aug 14
As the local art world descends on the FNB Joburg Art Fair, we round up the South African artists who have graced the Design Indaba Conference stage.
Focus on: Graphic designers at AGI
17 Aug 14
Watch these videos from our archives with three graphic designers speaking at AGI Open in São Paulo, Brazil.
Focus on: Marcelo Rosenbaum
16 Aug 14
With Sao Paulo Design Weekend in full swing, we feature a carnival of creativity by this exuberant Brazilian designer.
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