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How getting out of your comfort zone can cure creative block
15 Jan 16
Two South African creatives – inspired by a Design Indaba Conference Talk – quit their jobs, sold their belongings and hit the road
Rooftop cities and backyard saunas in Stockholm
21 Jan 16
Anders Berensson Architects in Stockholm are building fold-out backyard saunas and designing walkways in the sky to accommodate the city's growing population.
Beatenberg: The three freshest faces of South African pop
25 Jan 16
We talk to South African pop band Beatenberg about playing with Mumford and Sons, girls they date and the aesthetics of Cape Town suburbia.
Local jazz musician Kyle Shepherd is inspired by the local music legacy
26 Jan 16
At age 29, Kyle Shepherd has released five acclaimed albums, performed globally and collaborated with local and international jazz masters.
Lava Lab believes we are all in for a surprise from the tech-savvy Millennials
4 Feb 16
Lava Lab is made up of interdisciplinary designers who are working to develop technological interactions.
Young Norwegian illustrator explores the darkness inside
12 Feb 16
Illustrator and artist Kjersti Johanne Barli tells stories of Norwegian folk philosophies in her illustrations.
Rich Mnisi on his latest collection and what informs his design process
17 Feb 16
We talk to fresh-faced South African fashion designer, Rich Mnisi about his bold new menswear pieces.
The best font to use to write (almost) anything
25 Feb 16
Michael Bierut, legendary US graphic designer, design critic and educator shares some font recommendations and reveals how he really feels about emojis.
Jua Kali interprets the ingenuity of Nairobi's informal sector
7 Mar 16
Kenyan artist Tahir Carl Karmali's photomontage series deconstructs hacker culture in Kenya.
Sorry to the other metropoles, but London is the design capital of the world
15 Apr 16
Future London Academy bring together design enthusiasts, students and professionals from everywhere in the world to learn from their design-immersive courses.
Graphic posters explore the notion of "keeping it real"
22 Apr 16
Ndumiso Nyoni, a young designer from Johannesburg, has created a poster series on cultures that inspire him.
Counterspace: Investigating the strange in Johannesburg’s built environment
6 May 16
Counterspace Studio's recent investigation into the reappropriation of Johannesburg’s mine dumps led the group to discover how abandoned spaces are being used.
Illustrator Ishaarah Arnold on experimentation, creativity and elusive inspiration
9 May 16
"Inspiration is an elusive bastard..." South African illustrator Ishaarah Arnold talks about being creative in art and graphic design.
Pop culture and people inspire Monde Mabaso’s illustrations
13 May 16
Design Indaba 2016 Emerging Creative, Monde Mabaso is a Johannesburg-based illustrator who finds inspiration through this thriving city.
We talk to South African ceramicist Andile Dyalvane
20 Jun 16
Andile Dyalvane’s first solo exhibition is set to open in New York’s Friedman Benda gallery this month.
Contemporary ceramics capture the African heritage
14 Nov 16
Senegalese ceramicist Fatimata Ly creates contemporary products with a strong sense of African heritage.
South African jewellery designer Stacy Beukes on the value of community
16 Dec 16
We talk to the South African jewellery designer behind the brand A Ring To It.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
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9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
This short film is a meditation on the joys girlhood
12 Feb 16
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