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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.
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.
Fernando Laposse's Totomoxtle shortlisted for the 2018 Beazley Designs of the Year
"The world market has forced the price of corn to reduce drastically. This has made traditional methods of harvesting corn not economically viable anymore."
Lonny van Ryswyck on the importance of looking after our diminishing resources as designers
In her 2018 Design Indaba Conference talk she takes us through her projects including, A World of Sand, where people donated sand from all over the world.
Entries for the second Future Food Design Awards are now open
Set to be held during this year’s annual Dutch Design Week, the competition is seeking to solidify the connection between the worlds of food and design.
Meet Dutch designer, artist and entrepreneur, Joris Laarman
“I don’t do things with a goal in my head. I just do them to discover things.”
Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo appointed ambassador for Dutch Design Week 2018
Alongside Laurens van den Acker and Wendy Plomp, he'll be bringing his trademark activism and sense of purpose to this year's event.
What a cup of tea teaches us about the value of water
Shaakira Jassat's ThirTEA for One project highlights the hidden footprint in the lifecycle of the products we consume.
The fascinating way blind designer Simon Dogger is able to feel the emotions of others
The Design Indaba speaker began his 2018 Design Talk by giving the audience a listen into the life of a visually impaired designer.
Three smart, life-saving designs for kids
In observance of National Child Protection Week, we look at advancements in technology that are beefing up child rescue solutions.
Feel people smile with Simon Dogger’s handheld device for the visually impaired
“Being able to understand other people is about the quality of dialogue which is actually about the quality of life.”
See the novel ways these designers are innovating healthcare practices
From beautiful colostomy bags to a USB stick that’s also an HIV testing kit, these projects affirm that the future of healthcare is in safe hands.
Sustainable planter helps trees and plants survive in arid environments
A product developed by Dutch startup Land Life Company increases seedling survival rates up to 95 per cent.
Myles Loftin on the importance of representing black masculinity differently
The #antenna2017 speaker takes us through the inspiration behind his multimedia project: Hooded.
6 clever design solutions for pressing healthcare issues
For #WorldHealthDay we highlight some of our favourite design solutions for the healthcare sector.
On the future of food, fashion and eating our environmental problems away
The world is changing rapidly, this means our fashion and food choices need to keep up.
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