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Trailer: Casey Neistat on the virtues of ignorance
• Duration: 00:01:07
26 Nov 15
Casey Neistat never went to film school – he credits his success to this and the “virtues of ignorance”.
Trailer: Ng’endo Mukii on the re-animation of indigenous people
19 Nov 15
Animator Ng’endo Mukii talks about her use of animation and movement to challenge deep-seated perspectives.
Trailer: Kathryn Fleming on designing future species
• Duration: 00:01:26
12 Nov 15
RCA graduate Kathryn Fleming imagines using the endless potential of biology to create future species with unusual characteristics.
Trailer: Studio Formafantasma on words as a tool for design
• Duration: 00:01:38
3 Nov 15
Italian design duo Studio Formafantasma use talking and collaborating as core tools in its design process.
Trailer: Teresa van Dongen on visualising the magic of nature
• Duration: 00:01:17
27 Oct 15
Recent Dutch Design Award winner Teresa van Dongen expresses her interest in the unexpected but magical design of nature.
Trailer: Rosita Missoni on a life dedicated to fashion
• Duration: 00:01:40
20 Oct 15
Fashion and business icon Rosita Missoni talks about the love for her family as the driving force behind her success.
Trailer: Santiago Cirugeda on self-construction
• Duration: 00:02:26
13 Oct 15
Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda talks architectural activism and self-construction.
Trailer: Emily Oberman on 20 years of design and redesign
• Duration: 00:01:09
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.
Trailer: Doremy Diatta on how objects affect our emotions
• Duration: 00:01:39
7 Oct 15
Design Indaba Global Design Graduate Doremy Diatta talks about how objects are intrinsically linked to our emotions.
Trailer: Michael Bierut on how to think like a designer
• Duration: 00:01:10
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.
Trailer: Omar Victor Diop on the tradition of portraiture in Senegal
• Duration: 00:01:54
29 Sep 15
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop is reviving the tradition of studio photography in Senegal, and recreating portraits of historical African leaders.
Trailer: Ackeem Ngwenya on design for rural Africa
• Duration: 00:02:07
22 Sep 15
Designer and recent graduate Akeem Ngwenya says scarcity in Africa is a blank canvas for designers.
Trailer: Stanley Hainsworth on two decades of building distinct brands
• Duration: 00:01:37
15 Sep 15
In a talk peppered with audience laughter, Stanley Hainsworth shares his wisdom on branding the cultural icons of our time.
Trailer: Tia Blassingame on the texture of racism in the United States
• Duration: 00:00:48
8 Sep 15
Recent graduate Tia Blassingame explores the relationships between race, history and perception in her work.
Trailer: Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana on how purpose drives creativity and change
• Duration: 00:01:35
1 Sep 15
Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana unpack the belief system that’s behind their award-winning ad agency, Joe Public.
Trailer: Larry Harvey on how Burning Man festival created art with a social purpose
• Duration: 00:00:52
25 Aug 15
Burning Man’s founder Larry Harvey describes how the festival of arts is driven by a strange combination of jeopardy and awe.
Trailer: Studio Propolis on beautiful designs produced under tough contraints
• Duration: 00:01:27
18 Aug 15
Naeem Biviji of Studio Propolis talks us through designing in the difficult Kenyan context to yield products that are not just "good enough for Africa".
Studio Propolis on beautiful designs produced under tough constraints
• Duration: 00:20:36
18 Aug 15
Naeem Biviji of Studio Propolis talks us through designing in the difficult Kenyan context to yield products that are not just good enough for Africa.
Trailer: Tyler Pratt on designing simple things to solve everyday needs
• Duration: 00:01:06
11 Aug 15
Carleton University industrial design graduate Tyler Pratt makes simple, elegant products that solve everyday needs.
Trailer: Sindiso Khumalo on the love affair with her ancestry through her textiles
• Duration: 00:01:30
4 Aug 15
The fashion designer draws from her Zulu inheritance in the design of her contemporary fashion collections.
Trailer: Selly Raby Kane on otherworldly fashion in Dakar
• Duration: 00:01:49
28 Jul 15
Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane is going beyond regular aesthetics and redefining the creative energy in Dakar.
Trailer: The Workers on the power of digital interactions
• Duration: 00:01:40
21 Jul 15
The Workers is a London-based digital design studio that challenges expectations of what is possible in the digital realm.
Trailer: Robbie Brozin on art, creativity and chicken
• Duration: 00:01:44
14 Jul 15
Nando’s co-founder Robbie Brozin emphasizes the global fast-food chain’s relationship with local South African art and design.
Trailer: Stefano Giovannoni on how design is an expression of historical events
• Duration: 00:01:22
9 Jul 15
The maestro of industrial design draws a parallel between product design and major cultural and economic movements.
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