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Danish designer Johannes Torpe on the power of design to create universes
• Duration: 00:29:28
21 Jan 19
“To create a universe around our products we actually have to take it out into the hands of the people who have to use it."
Designer Ini Archibong on merging myth and reality to create The Secret Garden
• Duration: 00:09:45
25 Mar 19
The ECAL graduate spoke about overcoming a difficult time, his design process and the importance of fulfilling a higher purpose.
IKEA ÖVERALLT: In the designers' words
2 Apr 19
At Design Indaba Conference 2019, the group of African designers share the motivations behind the products they dreamed up and realised.
Wanuri Kahiu on using film to talk about Africans as joyful and radiant
3 Apr 19
“I realised that there is more images and more stories of joy than there is of remorse,” Kahiu says of her search for African stories of joy.
David Droga on why he is still optimistic about advertising
4 Apr 19
“Linear and logical people make the world go round, but it’s the creative people who make it worth living in."
Dave Hakkens on tackling the planet's waste
5 Apr 19
“When I start something I like to start with a problem.”
How ostrich feathers are uplifting Oudtshoorn's economy through design
8 Apr 19
Pascale Theron's work looks at breathing life into the vulnerable ostrich farming industry in Oudtshoorn, South Africa.
Tin&Ed on work that fosters togetherness and celebrating the unknown
10 Apr 19
“The unknown in our practice is the most fertile place, and we love the unknown."
Yuri Suzuki on combining his passion for music and design
11 Apr 19
The Japanese sound designer shares how he finds “order in the noise.”
Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez on tackling the world’s problems with creativity
12 Apr 19
Gonzalez shares his method to coming up with creative solutions to everyday problems.
Keenan Wyrobek on saving lives with drones
15 Apr 19
“Doctors shared with us their torment at losing patients they knew how to save. They knew the treatments. They just didn’t have the supplies.”
What is the data behind #MeToo really telling us?
16 Apr 19
In her research, graduate Ellie Frymire looks beyond the tweets to delve further into what people are really saying.
Markus Kayser's work enables collaboration between tech and biology
16 Apr 19
“The promise of design is to inspire industry to follow suit in the quest for better methods to produce using solar energy and abundant resources.”
Meet the cyborg artists who have merged themselves with technology
17 Apr 19
Neil Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull that allows him to feel colour, while Moon Ribas has sensors in her feet that allow her to feel earthquakes
Olof Schybergson on the influence of design on our society
18 Apr 19
"With the help of technology, with the help of design, we are improving the world".
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