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Halfway to Nowhere
This artist depicts self-doubt and the struggle for acceptance in quirky style.
Pedaling for clean air
A new addition to the Smog Free Project, and it comes in bicycle-form.
High-tech hopes for hearing loss
A breakthrough home-use technology for early detection of tinnitus
5 stories that show technology combined with bugs can result in great design
Proof that RoboCop isn’t the only one to benefit from a mecha-treatment.
More than just transport: 5 unique renditions of the modern car
A look at some weird and innovative experiments in the world of car design.
Collaborative cartography for a good cause
A citizen-powered navigation app to benefit visually impaired folks.
How to help refugees feel at home
Innovators, creatives and philanthropists around the world are working on apps and online platforms that help refugees feel at home in unfamiliar places.
Two campaigns that raise awareness by altering public spaces
In this age of digital marketing and social media, these campaigns prove physical installations remain potent in generating awareness.
The Dark Room
Expat photographer illustrates the nature of depression in surreal gloom.
A delicate portrayal of brutality
This artist depicts the subject of sex inequality in a stylised and all-encompassing way.
World Water Day 2017 will look at the way we manage the precious resource during every part of the water cycle.
A look into the volume of the internet
How much do you know about the design of the worldwide web?
This film documents the unspoken cost of the global fashion industry.
The final Dispatch from Day 3 of Design Indaba 2017
On the third and final day of Design Indaba, themes on stage recalled themes of the previous two days and introduced a new one that advocates for the unknown.
Capturing Cape Town’s scent with Kaja Solgaard Dahl
This designer is fascinated with creativity that uplifts our sensory experiences.
What is a bank doing at a design conference?
The world needs more design-centric companies, run by design-minded people, to create products and processes with human wants, needs and behaviours in mind.
The Shadow Self
Young Algerian designer touches on complex psychology with minimal artworks.
Future technologies: Ideas that are changing our world
At Design Indaba Conference 2017, we've gathered the greatest minds in the tech industries. From the founder of Airbnb to MIT fellows, the best grads and more.
Tentative: Pop-up housing for disaster-stricken communities
This Turkish design firm created an off-the-grid shelter for any climate.
Lost people wander around surreal pastel worlds
The people in these images seem oblivious to the surreality of their pastel surroundings.
The Minimed device brings easy living to Diabetics
This device helps to manage insulin healthily, leaving you to do more amusing things.
Meet the next generation: Design Indaba's Global Graduates 2017
From practical to poetic, we'd like to introduce you our brilliant Global Graduates who’ll be presenting their work at the Design Indaba Conference 2017.
This Amman Design Week installation was repurposed into relief for Syrian refugees
Jordanian designer Raya Kassisieh’s monumental work gets a second life.
Improving sanitation with the waterless toilet
An international group of engineers turn their attention to a basic need.
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