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A smart device that instantly detects Malaria
Technical University Delft students have devised a way to diagnose malaria in quick time, using a combination of mobile tech, 3D printing and algorithms.
The evolution of meditation tech with design graduate Freyja Sewell
Mind Mirror is part of a mindfulness series that hopes to diversify meditation tech by visualising brain activity.
Five killer Design Indaba Conference talks you should watch
From graphic designer Natasha Jen to architect Francis Kéré, here are our top 5 Design Indaba Conference talks.
The Socio-Technical City combats the key challenges of our future cities
UNStudio designs a speculative cityscape for The Hague, aimed to address rapid urban growth and sustainability.
Oliber helps people with partial or total atrophy of the hands
Chilean design graduate Bárbara López designed a low-cost tool to give new hands to those in need.
Meet the design graduate who created her own coffin
Confronted with the mortality of not only her body but the world, Shaina Garfield found healing in the subject of death.
Frame Lab aims to catalyse the future of interior design
The event will takes place over two days and explore innovation in retail, hospitality, shows, institutions, work and residences.
Dave Hakkens on his mission to help people fight plastic waste worldwide
The designer behind the award-winning project, Precious Plastic will be back at Design Indaba to talk about his latest work.
0.9 grams of brass: A brass paper clip that symbolises a cow’s life
See how graduate student Adelaide Lala Tam uses this project as a metaphor for the life cycle of a cow.
Lucas De Man uses art to help bring more social cohesion to our cities
His latest project called EYE humanises the anonymous city by giving it eyes and offering visitors new perspectives.
Scribble is a touch-activated joystick for semi-autonomous driving
Currently there is no middle ground between the car taking the wheel or its driver, this is where Scribble comes in.
A simple brass paper clip wins at the Future Food Design Awards
0.9 Grams of Brass, a project by designer Adelaide Lala Tam, tells a complicated story through a seemingly banal object.
The Frame Awards 2019 will honour the world’s best interiors
The international jury includes former Design Indaba speaker, Yinka Ilori.
Tik-Tik helps make freedom of movement easier for the visually impaired
The blind designer Simon Dogger who spoke at this year's Design Indaba tells us about his latest project.
The Final Five: antenna 2018 is right on our doorstep
These creatives make up the list of 20-plus graduates who will present projects that change the world of tomorrow.
Meet the young innovators at antenna’s first exhibition
It’s an evolution of the first antenna conference which took place at Dutch Design Week last year.
Turning sadness into power with the Tear Gun
Taiwanese designer transforms emotional frustration into an expression of design.
Five talented young designers to watch at antenna 2018
From communication to food to medical care, these graduates are redesigning our world multiple industries at a time.
Art collective tells painful stories of the displaced
Foundland Collective uses research, art and design to track the traumatic stories of people affected by forced migration.
Empathy: a quality that binds design across disciplines
Here are five more antenna 2018 speakers and a little bit about why we chose them.
Behind antenna and its impact on future changemakers in design
“Antenna gave us a platform to share a story and to be bold about it. I don’t know if other graduate programmes like this exist.”
These graduates want to change the world in ways we never thought possible
Antenna 2018 is here! Meet the first five speakers for the global design platform.
Meet the three nominees for the Future Food Design Awards
They were selected out of 50 entries from 30 different countries.
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