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South African designer Thabo Makhetha’s new concept store celebrates Africa
Thabo Makhetha has garnered numerous awards and accolades. Her concept store promises to honour everything Africa.
The cross pollination of fungi and fowls
A Belgian chicken artist and a Zimbabwean social entrepreneur find ways to work together through chickens and mushrooms.
South African artists Kwesta and Ross “Dabone” McDonald capture the sound of Jozi
In a world-first, these South African creatives teamed up to create a song and music video in the new Volkswagen Polo Beats.
A non-mechanical water device designed for rural South Africa
This 2016 Global Grad designed a non-mechanical solution to hand washing in rural South Africa.
Fashion photography, creative directing, blogging, stylist – Stuurman does it all.
Design student Mohololo Nkoana on creating sustainable, low cost technology for all
This 2016 Global Grad is encouraging more conscious water and electricity consumption through design.
Chat with Trevor Stuurman
Take control of an interview with South African photographer, blogger and stylist Trevor Stuurman.
The stories clothes can tell
Shwe – The Wearable Library makes it their mission to bring to life the invisible stories behind the garments we wear.
Intimate Strangers: Izinja zempilo
The third part of Intimate Strangers by South African Puleng Mogale is about brotherhood and friendship. Ride or die, friends to the end.
Black Black Metal: The new wave of South African rock music
This is South Africa’s burgeoning punk and metal scene in the heart of Soweto.
A unified African Identity with Daniel Ting Chong, OkayAfrica
A new fashion range by Emerging Creative alumnus Daniel Ting Chong and OkayAfrica draws from the expressive nature of Africa’s national flags.
Purgation: A new collection by SA designer Lukhanyo Mdingi
The SS17 collection by South African fashion designer Lukhanyo Mdingi, shot against the dramatic colours of the Highveld.
Creativity burns across the African continent in Khuli Chana’s new music video
Shot in Ghana and produced by South African producers, One Source celebrates Africanness through collaboration.
Am I Honey, or am I Honey?
South African artist Rendani Nemakhavhani releases chapter five of The Honey, blackness from a sidelined perspective.
The craft of image creation with W&N Studios
Warren Du Preez and Nick Thorton Jones are London-based image makers, artists and film makers who've worked with Bjork, Alexander McQueen and Iris Van Herpen.
Sultry silhouettes and Accra beaches
We share this African lookbook, shot for online retailer Superbalist in Accra, Ghana.
Ghana Be Love: Fashion in the streets of Accra
South African fashion retailer Suberbalist travels to Accra, Ghana to shoot their latest atmospheric campaign, Ghana Be Love.
The handmade rugs celebrating South African and South American culture
The latest project from The Ninevites merges the traditions of two continents, South America and Africa.
Our stories have yet to be told, says South African photographer Lindsey Appolis
The man behind the camera at South Africa’s most anticipated movie, Noem My Skollie (Call Me Thief).
The Great Circle: Artistic representations of drone culture in Dar es Salaam
South African artist Francois Knoetze's investigates drone culture, surveillance and mapping in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with his project The Great Circle.
Through the eyes of a chef with Elena Arzak
The restaurants of San Sebastián, Spain are home to Michelin stars and gastronomy and Arzak is no different.
Elena Arzak: Flavours of the Basque region
Elena Arzak is a world-renowned chef, widely acknowledged to be one of the most pioneering female chefs in history. Here she talks about her love of flavour.
Emerging Creatives 2017
Design Indaba promotes upcoming South African design talent in its annual Emerging Creatives programme.
Challenging notions of beauty in design, MBOISA is Design Indaba's annual search for the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa for that year.
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Redesigning the British Welfare State with Hilary Cottam
21 Oct 16
British social entrepreneur Hilary Cottam is working to innovate and update the Welfare State.
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