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Dong-Ping Wong on his ambitious work at FOOD architecture studio
1 May 19
The architect's projects include an idea for a pool that also purifies the East River as well as collaborations with Kanye West and Virgil Abloh.
John Pawson on the discipline of minimalism
3 May 19
“It takes great discipline to reduce until you can't further subtract anymore."
Alice Rawsthorn on bad design
6 May 19
“We desperately need good design in this world and we desperately don't need bad design. That's why it's so important that we should come to terms with it.”
Ida is a non-invasive, painless way to test blood/glucose levels
7 May 19
“When designing for these diseases, you’re not designing to please or impress. You design because people are on fire and you might just have the water.”
Annabelle Selldorf on architecture's responsibility beyond the building
8 May 19
The veteran architect questions the greater role architects need to play after erecting projects in underresourced areas.
How Hannah Barry is revolutionising the London art scene
13 May 19
She may not call herself an art curator but Hannah Barry explains how she revived an art scene via an abandoned car park.
Carolien Niebling is creating the sausage of the future
14 May 19
Product designer Carolien Niebling believes that people can make a difference if they just take a moment to look at things a little differently.
Tshepo Mokholo on the transformational power of architecture to inspire
14 May 19
The African Design Centre graduate on how growing up in an unusual house in Soweto would later inspire his career in design.
Mirjam de Bruijn's work explores the border between function and aesthetics
15 May 19
She speaks about Twenty, a range of waterless dissolvable capsules that take away the need to use 80 - 95% water to make these products.
Shaina Garfield on how we can benefit the Earth after death
16 May 19
She shared how her project Leaves proposes a sustainable coffin that will help the body decompose naturally.
Faith XLVII on the power of collaboration
17 May 19
"Entering into collaborations with key people in my life has helped me rediscover my root inspiration."
Steph Foster focuses his lens on the American prison system
20 May 19
Interdisciplinary artist Steph Foster is using his art to investigate and address what's wrong with the United States criminal justice system.
Kiko Farkas on nature's role in his work as a graphic designer
21 May 19
He took the Design Indaba audience through his most famous project and showcased how nature inspired it.
Adebayo Oke-Lawal is rethinking masculinity in African culture
22 May 19
The Nigerian designer’s brand Orange Culture embraces those who do not fit in and celebrates their individuality.
Freyja Sewell is designing cognitive training technology for the future
23 May 19
The Royal College of Art graduate’s work focuses on meditation and developing technology for the mind.
Gordon Reid on embracing the weird in design
24 May 19
The graphic designer talks us through his design career and starting his own agency, Middleboop.
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