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CityTree is an oxygen-producing forest in miniature
This compact green wall cleanses the air of pollutants and acts as a sound barrier for congested urban areas.
Festivals can transform cities by making space for overlooked people and cultures
Beth Perry and Rike Sitas explore the transformative role festivals can have on a society.
STEAM not STEM: Why scientists need arts training
Associate Professor Richard Lachman explains the importance of including the arts into STEM
The Nonument Group is breathing life into forgotten worlds
Martin Baraga and Neja Tomšič, of the Nonument Group, and their team of researchers have set out to save the forgotten monuments of the 20th century.
Theatres are evolving to reconnect us to each other and the environment
Theatres around the world are becoming more immersive and open to experimentation.
Tahiti Fashion Week: A celebration of the island's rich cultural history
We take a look at the untapped talent of the French Polynesian island of Tahiti.
Travel the world through the eyes of the Agoraphobic Traveller
This curator reveals the beauty that can be found in Google Street View.
Argentinian artist uses 100, 000 banned books to build a monument
Conceptual artist Marta Minujín has created a full-scale replica of the Parthenon – one of the world’s most famous structures.
Could this convenient bug harvesting design make insect-based diets popular?
Living Farms is being spearheaded by Austrian multidisciplinary designer, Katharina Unger.
Jordanian studio Turbo on resisting design trends
We chat to Saeed Abu-Jabar and Mothanna Hussein about how they’re contributing to the desert city’s flourishing design scene.
Blockchain in Africa, the leapfrog continent
Africa’s embrace of the technology could put it in a position to take a developmental detour.
On blockchain and art
The framework technology could make digital art less vulnerable to fraud and theft.
Would you put every life decision in the hands of an algorithm?
Max Hawkins has an interesting way of escaping the Internet's social bubbles.
The design flaw in data science
Artificial intelligence will mimic human prejudices unless we change the way we assess machine learning models
Design that is curious, brave and leaves a profound impact
These design graduates will join design veterans on stage at Design Indaba Conference 2019.
The Golden Age of 3D Printing: Innovations Changing the Industry
3D printing itself is no longer a new technology, but that hasn’t stopped researchers and innovators around the world from coming up with new applications.
The world is changing and green material is at the forefront
We look a little deeper at the materials trend that led to tangible design solutions we found this year.
The 5 most searched designers in 2018
Spanning across diverse ages, nationalities and disciplines, these were the most searched Design Indaba speakers in 2018
Here are our not-to-be-missed A’ Design Award winners
The global platform has announced its best designers and designs for 2017 to 2018.
The frenzied and thought-provoking art of Peekasso
This artist takes a buoyant and frantic view of cultural subjects on the internet. With potentially seizure-inducing animations. (You have been warned.)
HUT: Architecture concept for a spiritual community
This Italian design group has conceptualised a meditative hub for Tanaf Village, Senegal.
Big blue: Three designs that tackle problems of the ocean
On #WorldOceansDay we take a look at three designs that address problems caused by pollution and fishing in our vulnerable oceans.
3D-printing tech for the marine world could save coral reefs
Coral reefs are among the most fragile ecosystems on the planet and are essential to marine life.
This device can keep opened wine fresh for 12 days
“It was my urge to solve the problem through design, coupled with my love of wine, that first prompted me to create Eto,” says the designer.
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