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These five creative women are using fashion, food and more to challenge and inspire
This Women’s Month, we take a look back at some of the fiercely creative women who have graced the Design Indaba stage.
Design Indaba x Radisson Blu Hotel
Design Indaba Conference 2018 delegates can take advantage of this special accommodation offer
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.”
The innovative, unconventional and inspiring work of Droga5
Ahead of David Droga’s talk at Design Indaba 2019, we take a look at some of the more impactful work from his agency.
3 creatives on the importance of dabbling in different sectors
Former Design Indaba Emerging Creatives reflect on their journeys since leaving the incubator programme.
Jimmy Wales speaks on diversity and the value of knowledge in one's mother tongue
The founder of Wikipedia spoke to Design Indaba during Wikimania2018, which was held in Cape Town recently.
Hafeez Floris captures the other side of South Africa's townships
His photography shows the more childlike and creative side to people in areas like Manenberg and Soweto.
Award-winning director Siphiwe Myeza-Mhlambi on his approach to storytelling
“I want everything that l do to allow me to change the world."
Pentagram’s Natasha Jen: “Design is not a monster you ‘unleash’ to fix the world”
Pentagram partner Natasha Jen makes her feelings on business buzzwords, simplistic flow diagrams and sticky note brainstorm sessions very clear...
#DesignIndaba: Notes on Design Indaba 2018
In spite of the physical space feeling more dreary than usual, Design Indaba 2018 ensured a number of strong and critical speakers.
The much-loved poet tells Nataal about her new theatre piece, which re-examines the story of Saartjie Baartman.
Design Indaba 2018: More than a soundbite
Seven speakers whose insights transcended a character limit at Cape Town's annual festival of creativity
Peter Veenstra to build dome of plants at Design Indaba venue in Cape Town
Dutch landscape architect Peter Veenstra has revealed plans to build a plant-covered bamboo sphere in Cape Town's Luthuli Plaza.
6 trail-blazing design graduates you should know
Design Indaba 2018: These exciting young designers are pushing creative boundaries.
24 hours with Morag Myerscough at Design Indaba
Here, exclusively for It’s Nice That, Morag shares her Design Indaba highlights.
How I got here: Edel Rodriguez
Creative Review's Salonee Gadgil speaks to Design Indaba Conference speaker, Edel Rodriguez
Design Indaba 2018: A copywriter's expert opinion
Jeff Harvey details his experience of Design Indaba Conference 2018 for Bizcommunity.
LINKUP uses design to tackle unemployment
Devised by service designer Hazel Scrimgeour, LINKUP is a platform set to make a difference to South Africa's unemployed youth.
The world’s most awarded “Adman” to headline at Design Indaba Conference 2019
Global advertising superstar David Droga will take centre stage at the renowned Design Indaba Conference.
Emerging Creative alumna Thabo Makhetha launches crowdfunder
Design Indaba Emerging Creatives alumna Thabo Makhetha is now crowdfunding to produce her own textile designs.
Visi favourites: Design Indaba 2018
Here is a selection of just some of the inspiring things we saw and heard about during the three-day festival of creativity in Cape Town.
From Design Indaba to a youthful population: Africa is on (creative) fire!
At WGSN last week, we held intense seminars and workshops sharing trends from our global editors, and, from these, one thing became certain:
5 key trends from Design Indaba
And what brands can learn from Africa's most creative conference.
Design Indaba 2018: A festival of optimism in the face of ecological turmoil
Design Indaba 2018 once again lured a roster of international designers, filmmakers, musicians and other artists to Cape Town.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
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