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Antenna is a new global scan of the world's best design graduates
Here is a taste of what to expect at the inaugural Antenna conference taking place in October in Eindhoven.
Liquid is a platform that matches workers with teams according to their competencies
"The old corporate ladder, has turned into a corporate lattice. There is a wish for diverse experiences and flexibility."
On creating an alternative to voyeuristic travel narratives
Carribean-American storyteller uses art-focussed web-series to weave tales about countries like South Africa and Mexico
Could the future of mobility lie in 3D-printing?
The folks over at Michelin imagine a future of adaptive, airless wheels with the Visionary Tyre concept.
Cook This Page wants to make cooking new things easy and fun
Interactive IKEA recipes demonstrate just how deliciously simple creativity can be.
Weird Box is an innovative short film driven by the participation of Instagram followers
Software developer Noah Levenson’s latest design integrates users’ Instagram posts into a short film.
On breaking down plastic waste for the benefit of nature
A look at different approaches that challenge the ‘non-biodegradable’ barrier.
Artist Ai Weiwei turns salvaged refugee lifejackets into a large-scale installation
The artist and activist collected about 3 500 life jackets to highlight the disturbing conditions refugees are subjected to
French astronaut shares captivating images of Earth
While they might look like fungi under a microscope, these photographs are actually of mountain ranges and cityscapes.
Kenyan photographer behind renegade grannies series chats Afrofuturism
For Osborne Macharia, Afrofuturism is about recreating a different Africa based on fantasy, fiction and history.
40 South African designers exhibit their goods in Paris
The Le BHV/ Marais department store is located in an area which attracts around 60 000 visitors daily.
Dutch designers use human waste to make electricity
The Compost Kliko Toilet could lead to people getting away from flushing potential down the toilet
Anti-Trump patrons put their money where their politics are
This New York bar donates 100 per cent of their profit to causes that are fighting Trump
Is wearing jeans bad for the environment?
According to researchers, the answer is a bit more complicated than that
A photographer is building a photographic ark of animals before they go extinct
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore's project The Photo Ark currently holds photos of over 6500 distinct animal species.
Combatting Algeria’s harsh weather conditions with houses made from plastic bottles
These durable homes are safely housing the region’s refugee population.
5 oddball designs for the dinner plate
Where the worlds of cuisine and design-thinking collide.
The Hausa People: Unique civilisation captured in graphic design
A comprehensively designed manual on one of Africa’s largest ethnic groups.
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.
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