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Our database of African and international creatives and companies making waves in the design world.
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.
Sym: Navigating social anxiety in a unique way
This video game offers an interactive experience of what it is like to live with social phobias.
Why children’s drawings matter
Researchers explore the often overlooked importance of childhood scribbles.
Footprintless: Making a shoe out of thin air
These engineers captured CO2 gas and transformed it into a usable fashion item.
The Micro Wind Turbine: A portable, collapsible energy source
This compact turbine is perfect for a nomadic lifestyle.
Things we learnt in 2016
We share a few of the interesting, incredible and sometimes unbelievable things we learnt on Design Indaba this year.
Minerae: Another way to touch light
This conceptual designer thinks of ways to make new connections between us and our environment.
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