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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.
Focus on: Mobility for the future
From breakthrough bicycle technology to transport in informal communities, these five designers reveal the power of transport design.
Cities, ceramics and service design grabbed readers' interest this week. Here are the top five stories on designindaba.com.
Is London the design capital of the world?
We ask six designers who have made London their home why so many creatives flock to the Big Smoke.
Focus On: Cities of the future
In this video roundup we focus on four different aspects of city making and design in the urban context.
Can design also be art?
As collectors take out their cheque books at Design Miami/Basel next week, we ask industry insiders what they think about one-off designs presented as art.
Focus on: Designing for education
We dip into our archives to pull out our most interesting features showing how design can impact education.
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