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Stanley Hainsworth on two decades of building distinct brands
• Duration: 00:37:05
15 Sep 15
In a talk peppered with audience laughter, Stanley Hainsworth shares his wisdom on branding the cultural icons of our time.
Ackeem Ngwenya on design for rural Africa
• Duration: 00:06:09
22 Sep 15
Designer and recent graduate Ackeem Ngwenya says scarcity in Africa is a blank canvas for designers.
Omar Victor Diop on the tradition of portraiture in Senegal
• Duration: 00:14:12
29 Sep 15
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop is reviving the tradition of studio photography in Senegal, and recreating portraits of historical African leaders.
From our archives: Michael Bierut on how to think like a designer
• Duration: 00:39:15
6 Oct 15
Michael Bierut runs us through some of his major projects and the thought processes behind them: a rare opportunity to get into his award-winning mind.
Doremy Diatta on how objects affect our emotions
• Duration: 00:07:22
7 Oct 15
Design Indaba Global Design Graduate Doremy Diatta talks about how objects are intrinsically linked to our emotions.
Emily Oberman on 20 years of design and redesign
• Duration: 00:36:42
8 Oct 15
New York-based graphic designer Emily Oberman has been working on the title credits for Saturday Night Live for the last 20 years.
Santiago Cirugeda on self-construction
• Duration: 00:33:12
13 Oct 15
Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda talks architectural activism and self-construction.
Rosita Missoni on a life dedicated to fashion
• Duration: 00:24:00
20 Oct 15
Fashion and business icon Rosita Missoni talks about the love for her family as the driving force behind her success.
Teresa van Dongen on visualising the magic of nature
• Duration: 00:06:38
27 Oct 15
Recent Dutch Design Award winner Teresa van Dongen expresses her interest in the unexpected but magical design of nature.
Studio Formafantasma on words as a tool for design
• Duration: 00:30:54
3 Nov 15
Italian design duo Studio Formafantasma use talking and collaborating as core tools in its design process.
Kathryn Fleming on designing future species
• Duration: 00:07:35
12 Nov 15
RCA graduate Kathryn Fleming imagines using the endless potential of biology to create future species with unusual characteristics.
Ng'endo Mukii on the re-animation of indigenous people
• Duration: 00:18:41
19 Nov 15
Animator Ng’endo Mukii talks about her use of animation and movement to challenge deep-seated perspectives.
Casey Neistat on the virtues of ignorance
• Duration: 00:33:00
26 Nov 15
Casey Neistat never went to film school – he credits his success to this and the “virtues of ignorance”.
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