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Emerging creative Wandile Leeu on bridging the gap between tradition and cool
• Duration: 00:01:48
2 Sep 19
“The whole essence behind us establishing the brand was to celebrate the city and the people and the mentality of what Joburg is about.”
The Arctic Commons: creating a new network for future stability in the Arctic
• Duration: 00:11:21
24 Jul 19
“This project looks to create composite maps which illuminate specific areas in the Arctic that offer opportunities for design intervention.”
Caroline Smeenk makes it easier for rural women to independently monitor their health
• Duration: 00:02:17
11 Jul 19
"Antenna helps you broaden your horizons and scope of what you see as design."
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?
Thaakierah Abdul is using graphic design to push for Cape Malay recognition
• Duration: 00:02:09
3 Jul 19
The 2018 Design Indaba Emerging Creative draws inspiration from her family and people in the streets like informal traders.
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.”
First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
Ethical, local fashion in Kampala
• Duration: 00:03:09
7 May 19
Ugandan-born fashion designer Edward Sempa talks about how the fashion industry across the world is changing to suit our desire for instant gratification.
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.
What will food look like in the future, especially for the elderly
• Duration: 00:10:04
1 May 19
Himori Kimoto believes dignity and play should form a big part of the way we design our future meals.
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?
Could the heat generated by blockchain be useful for other living beings?
• Duration: 00:11:25
15 Apr 19
With a project called Farm, MIT student Gary Zhang shows that heat generated in the blockchain has many uses.
The eco-friendly benefits of a busted smartphone
• Duration: 00:09:03
11 Apr 19
“This project takes the seemingly catastrophic moment in which the smartphone breaks as an opportunity to redefine the value of the expired object.”
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.
On cityscapes and soundsuits with future-proofing graduate Ines De Peuter
• Duration: 00:08:50
1 Apr 19
Ines De Peuter investigates the relationship between the self and its context by creating garments that adapt to the concrete jungle.
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.
Malawian artist Samson Kambalu on the non-Western ways of crafting a narrative
• Duration: 00:02:56
15 Mar 19
The multimedia artist says there’s no such thing as a passive audience in Africa.
Uganda's maker space aiming to transform science education in the country
• Duration: 00:04:09
5 Mar 19
Science education should be hands-on and interactive, says Fundi Bots founder Solomon King Benge.
#MeToo: Global Grad Ellie Frymire makes sense of the iconic movement
• Duration: 00:08:33
4 Mar 19
We know that the movement was started to call out rampant abuse of women around the world, but Frymire delved into what people were really saying with #MeToo
Ukubutha: A township hub powered by smart architecture and green tech
• Duration: 00:10:10
27 Feb 19
A sneak speak at the work of Global Graduate Nicole Nomsa Moyo who presented at Day 1 of Design Indaba Conference 2019,
Anarchic creativity in Accra with Francis Kokoroko & Daniel Quist
• Duration: 00:02:40
26 Feb 19
“We are easily bored, so we are always pushing ourselves to be creative. With photography, with fashion, with whatever we do – we try to do what’s different.”
The role of architecture according to Thomas Heatherwick, Christian Benimana and more
• Duration: 00:03:28
19 Feb 19
Five Design Indaba Conference alumni on how the role of architecture is evolving in society.
Ugandan graduate on BreastIT, a cancer-detecting glove
• Duration: 00:04:07
4 Feb 19
Moris Atwine talks about his team’s award-winning breast cancer detection app.
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