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A compelling piece arguing that designers need to think like entrepreneurs tops this week's list of most popular stories.
The finalists for the first "Wood Excellence Prize" at the World Architecture Festival take the creative application of wood to new heights.
Are you obsessive over typography?
Four great graphic designers weigh in on the demands of working with type.
The future of craft
Is it craft or is it design? What's the role of craft in the 21st century? Here are four interviews from our archives that explore various notions of craft.
From Brazil to Swaziland, London to Nairobi, this week's top stories bring you a truly global design perspective.
Four contemporary South African artists
As the local art world descends on the FNB Joburg Art Fair, we round up the South African artists who have graced the Design Indaba Conference stage.
A music video and track, two galleries of beautiful designs and why we should all start a side project – here are this week's top stories.
A water pump for remote farmers
A new foot-operated irrigation device is capable of tripling the revenue of smallholder farmers, says its manufacturer.
2 minutes of creativity
We asked 20 of the world's leading designers what they think creativity can do.
Our five most popular stories this week went off the beaten track, featuring creatives who operate outside of the mainstream.
Focus On: Water
The total usable freshwater supply for ecosystems and humans is less than 1% of all freshwater resources. We roundup designs that are water wise.
Focus On: Women in design
We look back at some of the phenomenal women who have graced the stage of Design Indaba Conference and who are making an indelible mark on the world.
Art and architecture came out tops with readers this week.
The rebels of architecture
A new six-part documentary series tracks architects operating at the fringes of the profession – and even the law.
Focus on: Architects at UIA 2014
Watch these interviews from our archives with four architects speaking at the International Union of Architects World Congress in Durban.
A two-minute animated tour of some of the 20th century’s most recognisable and well-loved buildings.
How do you deal with failure?
Failure is built into the creative process. But how to face it? Nine designers tell us how they do it.
Focus on: Designing for children
We round up seven kid-conscious projects.
African icons old and new abound in this week's top stories, from a graphic collage of Madiba to new designs for bubblegum brand Chappies.
Focus on: Health care
We often take it for granted but our health is one of our most important assets. Here we round up five designs that promote better health care.
A love for letterpress, custom-made bicycles, a pint-sized 'braai', African graphics and Moroccan architecture all make it into our top five stories this week.
Focus on: Textile trends
Technology is taking fabric into new directions. We round up five future-forward examples.
Watch, listen to and read this week's most popular features on designindaba.com.
How important is a sense of place?
What role does locale play in shaping a design identity? We asked six producers to reflect on the role a sense of place can play in design.
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