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Dokter and Misses on bringing their weird dream to life on stage
• Duration: 00:02:45
1 Aug 17
The design duo, along with their collaborators, ensured this year's Design Indaba Conference opening talk was a theatrical feat.
The making of Taputti and the Sea with Kaja Dahl and Agata Karolina
• Duration: 00:03:30
2 Aug 17
We follow the product designer and perfumer behind this scent design project as they epitomise the nature of Cape Town in fragrant form.
Inspiration and digital storytelling with designer Pauline Saglio
• Duration: 00:03:51
4 Aug 17
The ECAL lecturer’s passion and profession combines photography, graphic design and media and interaction design.
Marina Willer on the importance of creativity in changing the world for the better
• Duration: 00:03:16
10 Aug 17
"I like to use my creativity to change the world a little bit," says the filmmaker and graphic designer.
Marcus Engman on the value of curiosity and IKEA’s first African collaboration
• Duration: 00:03:01
14 Aug 17
IKEA's head of design chats with us about their upcoming African design collection created with Design Indaba, as well as the vision that drives his company.
Talking odd interplay with information and ephemeral tech with Tea Uglow
• Duration: 00:01:59
17 Aug 17
As technology becomes more functional, does it become less human-centric?
Isabel Mager on how the making of tech devices carry untold human value
• Duration: 00:02:53
18 Aug 17
This designer explores design mechanisms broadly and how they affect culture and way of life.
Stefan Diez on the importance of craftsmanship and pushing boundaries in design
• Duration: 00:02:25
21 Aug 17
“Design is always done really outstandingly if it takes little effort to reach very far," says the industrial designer.
Blinky Bill talks socially conscious music and breaking free of genre constraints
• Duration: 00:03:13
23 Aug 17
The former Just a Band frontman gets in depth about the power of music.
Empathy and fact in Ekene Ijeoma’s emotive projects
• Duration: 00:02:55
25 Aug 17
The US-based interdisciplinary designer’s Refugee Map looks outside the frames of a global crisis.
Carina Bonse on developing the Swimming In It campaign to new heights
• Duration: 00:02:14
30 Aug 17
The Global Grad chatted with us about the challenges of educating the masses about Cape Town’s less than pristine beaches.
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