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Behind antenna and its impact on future changemakers in design
27 Sep 19
“Antenna gave us a platform to share a story and to be bold about it. I don’t know if other graduate programmes like this exist.”
Meet the speakers at this year's antenna conference
13 Sep 19
#antenna2019, hosted by Design Indaba, Dutch Design Week and World Design Embassies, is taking place on 21 October 2019 in Eindhoven.
Thebe Magugu takes a seat at the fashion table
11 Sep 19
The 25-year-old former Design Indaba Emerging Creative recently won the 2019 LVMH Prize for his womenswear which often carry subtle political messages.
How Blackboard is helping kids unleash their creativity
13 Aug 19
Nkanyezi Masango, founder of Blackboard, believes exposing kids to creative careers can unlock a world of opportunities.
Lukhanyo Mdingi on the defining characteristics of his eponymous label
7 Aug 19
“Luxury, essentially, is time. Using the spirit of time in the best way, in order to create quality items.”
Meet the Queen of Cowries: Lafalaise Dion
30 Jul 19
For Ivorian designer Lafalaise Dion, the cowrie shell is representative of African legacy and spirituality.
Eleazer Radebe’s journey into the world of fashion
26 Jul 19
From humble beginnings and several detours, Design Indaba Emerging Creative Eleazer Radebe is carving a wholesome fashion and lifestyle brand, By Ele.
Zinhle Zulu’s graphic novel is the story of Nandipha, the protector of the Zulu Kingdom
22 Jul 19
“It deals with a girl who is kinda stuck between worlds like me. She is from the hood but also from suburbia.”
Is it possible for childbearing to happen outside the human body?
• Duration: 00:09:55
11 Jul 19
Billie Rehwald talks about her project Ectogenesis, which is looking at using design as a tool to consider this possible reality.
A future where calling a human stand-in is as easy as calling an Uber
• Duration: 00:09:09
10 Jul 19
It’s already possible, but what if it evolves into more than just hiring someone to stand in line, and Other-Self Agency replaces interactions with loved ones?
Max-Gordon Stoffberg on community empowerment and creativity
5 Jul 19
“I have a willingness to reach out to the marginalised in society. I believe everyone has equal potential power and everyone has unique gifts & talents.”
Chad Hanning on the importance of street art
4 Jul 19
“I believe in how powerful street art is and use it to give a place life or a feeling.”
Durban students initiate a space to foster more campus interaction
25 Jun 19
The Level Six project is the first student-led project guided by professionals to come out of Durban University of Technology.
Creating art out of scrap engine parts
20 Jun 19
Kara Schoeman creates intricate art bowls out of recycled metals.
How these Ghanaian developers are creating awareness around e-waste
19 Jun 19
Ghanaian game developers, Enter Africa, are creating a game that focuses on the issues of safety and sanitation surrounding e-waste dumps.
Nigerian sculptor makes life-sized art using spoons
19 Jun 19
Abinoro Akporode Collins says he was first challenged by his art lecturer to try unconventional materials for his sculptures.
Turning refugee bunkers into privacy pods using minimalist design
• Duration: 00:06:05
7 Jun 19
“I tried to create a kind of privacy pod around the only space the individual has: their beds.”
Congolese storyteller is breathing new life into African mythologies
16 May 19
Yamakasi's project, through the power of social media, helped bring together illustrators and colourists from Nigeria, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo
This Icelandic designer is making vodka out of food waste
9 May 19
Björn Steinar believes it’s no use being a designer who identifies problems in theory without providing real solutions.
Inclusive, human-centred furniture for the disabled
• Duration: 00:06:59
6 May 19
Inspired by her sister who has Down's Syndrome, the designer behind this furniture range uses a human-centred approach to design.
The potential future of food is growing all around us
• Duration: 00:10:29
24 Apr 19
Lichen, a cryptogram or type of plant, can be made in several tasty ways. So why aren’t we eating it?
Designing a way to build bonds between strangers
• Duration: 00:06:53
9 Apr 19
Social designer Manon van Hoeckel creates spaces, art pieces and experiences that confront divides between people.
8 emerging fashion designers on their interpretation of South African fashion
15 Mar 19
These designers were part of this year's Design Indaba Emerging Creatives Programme.
7 Interior designers that should be on your radar
13 Mar 19
As part of the Emerging Creatives programme, these young designers exhibited their work at the Design Indaba Festival 2019.
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