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Better and better | Design Indaba announces 2020 dates as it celebrates 25 years of cultural invention.
Meet the designers, leaders, inventors and innovators that are making the world better through creativity at the Design Indaba Conference 2020.
Cape Town school built with its pupils unique needs in mind
Cheré Botha School provides pupils with a learning environment that limits excess stimuli and distraction.
An outsider's critique of the American Dream
Zimbabwean-born photographer Barry Salzman talks to us about his latest project as well as his award-winning series on the Rwandan genocide.
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Terms last updated on 4 November 2019
Southapedia aims to transform Durban with street art
We catch up with former Design Indaba Emerging Creative, Wesley van Eeden, following the launch of his new festival called Southapedia Mural Festival.
Celebrate 25 years of Design Indaba with us next year
Early bird tickets are on sale now, here is everything you need to know.
This new process could create emission-free cement
This electrochemical process developed by MIT researchers could eliminate the current fossil-fuel-dependent system
How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trails
The new School for Data Science and Computational Thinking argues that locals should take the lead in developing data-driven solutions to local challenges.
Sakhile Cebekhulu on weaving stories through his designs
“My ethos is to tell authentic and real South African stories using clothing and product.”
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Bright Dimba on turning wire weaving into luxury products
The 2017 Design Indaba Emerging Creative collaborates with weavers from his hometown in KwaZulu-Natal to produce handwoven goods.
Ditiro Mashigo on creating products that speak to her essence
The 2017 Design Indaba Emerging Creative talks to us about her textile and fashion design business that she started after being retrenched.
The designers combating air pollution
From smog eating roof tiles to sweatshirts that react to different kinds of pollution and more.
Triggerfish launches new 10-second animation competion
“We’re looking for fresh animation shorts that celebrate Africa’s uniqueness and diversity,” says Triggerfish CEO.
South African student tackles plastic waste with edible straws
Chemical engineering student Leila Siljeur has won R50 000 for her “Eat Me Straws”, a collection of edible and environmentally-friendly straws.
SMTNG GOOD is cosying up to art and design for the greater good
“I wanted every aspect of the project to be Proudly South African, to invest in South African resources and simultaneously contribute to growing the economy.”
Mpho Vackier’s journey to international acclaim
The former Design Indaba Emerging Creative recently exhibited her furniture brand, Urbanative, at Milan Design Week.
On building African smart cities
Sénamé Koffi Agbodjinou: "The problems we will face tomorrow in Africa are so big that we can’t count only on the politicians and experts to find solutions."
Three creatives on the importance of dabbling in different sectors
Former Design Indaba Emerging Creatives reflect on their journeys since leaving the incubator programme.
Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the DUNDEED competition
One of these projects will walk away with £5,000 to further develop their project.
Thebe Magugu takes a seat at the fashion table
The 25-year-old former Design Indaba Emerging Creative recently won the 2019 LVMH Prize for his womenswear which often carry subtle political messages.
Graphic designer Thulisizwe Mamba on running a creative business
“Most of the time I’m reaching out to new clients, updating my work, doing invoices and reaching out to new suppliers.”
Paloma Strelitz on collective agency
The Design Indaba Future Cities Residency talked to UCT architecture students about the power of creativity and collective action.
Sphelele Gumede creates menacing characters using vivid colours
In his series 52.177 the illustrator explores his personal inspirations.
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