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Global Buyers Trek to Expo
This year's Design Indaba Expo attracted a record 137 registered buyers, 66 of them international.
Design Indaba 10… Ideas
Not accepting the status quo was a recurring theme at the tenth Design Indaba in Cape Town this year.
The Design Indaba will, for the first time, offer three exciting talkshops on Friday 23 February 2007.
Fashion at Design Indaba Expo is bigger, badder and bolder than ever this year.
On the house
To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Design Indaba, a series of special projects are being launched to encapsulate the best of design.
South African design cognoscenti are increasingly ready to spend, spend, spend – and where better to do so than the 2007 Design Indaba Expo.
Design Indaba Conference 2007
The 10th edition of Design Indaba
Renowned jeweller Ida-elsje is in demand for her beautiful and highly personal engagement rings and other fine pieces.
My architecture manifesto
Foremost eco-architect Keith Struthers of Natural Architecture builds with sustainable materials like clay, wood, living plants and stone.
Our products manifesto
KEAG's Ilithalomsa project evolves the litter that gets washed up on our beaches into desirable sculptures and homeware products.
My lights manifesto
Named as the 2006 Elle Decoration South Africa Designer of the Year, Heath Nash excels at making treasures from trash.
My furniture manifesto
Haldane Martin's pieces say a lot about their creator. Here, their creator says a lot about his pieces.
Shades of green
In this series, some of our most able designers, art directors and illustrators drop thought-provoking image bombs.
Walk on the wild side
A pro bono campaign by the award-winning Jupiter Drawing Room tells people to take a hike.
Hear what the independent Design Indaba Expo curators have to say about this leading industry event.
Each year the Design Indaba Conference gains impetus, assembling the world's most pioneering and perceptive minds.
Award-winning author and illustrator Heather Moore gives us a hands-on approach to the modern-day affair with old-fashioned ways.
Design Indaba Classic: David Adjaye, Starchitect
Renowned architect David Adjaye was named among Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2017.
Design Indaba 2006 Commercial
The official commercial for Design Indaba 2007. Created by Jupiter Drawing Room.
A new visual taal
The next generation of "alternatiewe" Afrikaners is creating a glorious, guilt-free visual language for the South Africa of their tomorrow.
Making contact, even if only momentarily, with the subject in front of her lens gives upcoming portrait snapper Sarah Nankin her focus.
If cash is king, then the Design Indaba Expo 2006 will be a right royal affair, what with a record number of buyers due to attend.
Design Indaba Conference 2006
Entrenching itself on the international design calendar.
What happens when you grab a bunch of juicy Gauteng students and team them up with renowned graphics guru and self-confessed wino Ken Cato?
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