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This design festival is stitching together India's design community
30 Apr 18
"It was one of its kind in the Indian design history. I’m not aware of any other festivals organised on such a massive scale."
Learn how these wearables serve the hearing impaired
3 May 18
"How can the deaf and hearing-impaired community experience music, without actually hearing it?"
Will AI be our new co-dependent relationship?
7 May 18
Nicole Pérez’s annoying robots ponder the future of automated intimacy.
A Digital Drum is bringing computer skills to the youth in rural Uganda
15 May 18
Design without Borders has developed a way to bridge the information gap between urban and rural youth of Uganda.
Future forms of concrete, plastic could be both sustainable and eco-friendly
16 May 18
“The polymers can be chemically recycled and reused, in principle, infinitely.”
This British Nigerian artist's films celebrate the full spectrum of blackness
24 May 18
Seye Isikalu’s work thoughtfully captures black bodies on screen.
LifeArk off-grid housing is focused on sustainable community transformation
29 May 18
The affordable, emergency housing system is aimed at disaster prone areas and displaced peoples.
The Unusual Football Field challenges the boundaries of existing areas
31 May 18
As the world gears up for the 2018 Fifa World Cup, we take a look at this curious soccer pitch designed for space-starved urban areas.
Making the music video great again
5 Jun 18
As musicians continue to push the boundaries visually, we examine the evolution of their relationship with film.
To teach graphic design is to learn to adapt with the field says Lucille Tenazas
11 Jun 18
“For us, as educators, we are constantly aware that our profession is sort of a moving target.”
Aso Oke fabric travels from head to toe
12 Jun 18
A Nigerian designer is translating his passion for traditional Nigerian fabric into an unusual design application.
5 African Internet start-ups redefining agriculture
18 Jun 18
It's Sustainable Gastronomy Day, a day that reaffirms that all cultures and civilisations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable development.
Mexican students design a carpet for growing crops in refugee camps
20 Jun 18
Rise, which was designed by three Mexican industrial design students, addresses one of the world's most pressing issues.
We speak to an emoji activist on why diverse emojis matter
22 Jun 18
Jennifer 8 Lee says the Emojination wants to make the approval of emoji a more inclusive and representative process.
SenSprout is helping farmers better understand their crops while saving water
26 Jun 18
SenSprout’s aim is to grant farmers a better understanding of how their crops consume water without using expensive technology.
These images are a vivid and electrifying depiction of isolation
3 Jul 18
Step into Andrea Koporova’s haunting Ghost Town.
Developed by a Cape Town lecturer, this self-sustaining toilet turns waste into material of value
4 Jul 18
The innovative Sanihive took home two major prizes at the recently held UNLEASH event.
The Connected Supper Club on dinner tables as spaces for positive change
4 Jul 18
“London is a big city and I don’t find it surprising that people are attracted to small events centred around dinner tables."
Zambian fashion entrepreneur on prints, nostalgia and the importance of finding synergy
5 Jul 18
Lucy Mulima started Aya Goods after years spent working in fashion, PR and media.
World’s largest 3D printed structure unveiled at Venice Biennale
6 Jul 18
The Cloud Pergola was envisioned as a paradigm for what architecture should stand for in the 21st century. It will be on show until 25 November.
How drones are helping in the fight against malaria
10 Jul 18
“Where do mosquitoes go in the dry season?”
How can we adjust our world to accommodate an ever-expanding global population?
11 Jul 18
These interventions could help relieve the enormous pressures felt by cities in a crowded world.
Eliminating the enormous energy cost of mining cryptocurrencies
13 Jul 18
Estonian company Nordcoin is changing the game and making crypto-farms mobile
Faith XLVII unveils new mural and Peace Manifesto in San Fransisco
16 Jul 18
"We formulated our own Manifesto, keeping the perspective as inclusive as possible. For me, the main objective is empathy. "
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