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Ensamble Studio is at the forefront of architecture, art and academic research
The award-winning Spanish architects, Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa, spoke at the Design Indaba Conference 2018.
Spanish artist Núria Farré on her hyper-realistic paintings as self-portraits
“Being realistic is not what interests me the most; it’s just my natural way to paint, something accidental.”
The Obilab drumkit is ethical, portable and easy to assemble
The Obilab drumkit is an ethical instrument that solves the five problems of drumming.
Balancing education, research and practice.
Using textile design to track the history of nutmeg
Marta Velasco Valesco on what inspired her #Antenna2017 project, Pulau Banda.
A cross-functional team led by architects Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa.
Partner and Creative Director, Atlas
Astrid Stavro on making meaning and telling stories through design
The award-winning designer will join a myriad of renowned creatives at the Design Indaba Conference 2018.
Taking entrepreneurship to a new level with creative strategist Nicerine Razwani Bres
“I started Mesh because I want to continue shaping business and technology to serve humans."
Four African creators that made waves at the Grigri Pixel in Madrid
Meet the men and women participating in this year’s workshop on production, mediation and research.
Cutting-edge graphene paint takes ecological architecture to a new level
This lime-based coating is quickly becoming an industry standard with its thermal & eco-friendly qualities.
The deformed realities of graphic artist Anxo Viscaíno
"I would rather focus more efforts on developing art and culture than spending too much time protecting my copyright," he says.
Guerilla art collective Luzinterruptus pays tribute to the march of time
Spanish art collective has personalised 5000 recycled paper notebooks into a work of art
This footwear startup is using 3D imaging technology to give you the perfect fit
True Gault deliberately avoids traditional sizing to ensure a truly comfortable shoe.
Think knitting is just for geriatrics? Think again
The Kniterate will turn the sweater of your dreams into reality.
The font of life
Download and donate to the millions living without water.
Federico Babina uses architecture to explain mental illness in a new series
Babina cleverly represents what different mental illnesses look like.
Photographer Paloma Rincón plays with shapes, colour, hair and even mushrooms
Paloma Rincón is known for her work with big brands. We look at some of her conceptual works.
Cesar Biojo: Exploring the relationship of creation & destruction
Damage can also be an important part of creativity.
The Gali System by Ana Arana is a standalone kitchen that can fit in a box
No kitchen space? No problem!
Low-cost housing that is stylish and functional
Check out these impressive social housing projects from around the world.
Free the nipple: LED teats contest censorship on Facebook
Anonymous Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus create a carpet of glowing nipples outside Madrid's Facebook office to protest against censorship.
Gemma O'Brien: The art of lettering
Letter artist Gemma O'Brien talks about the appeal of the handmade and the way that the shape of words can capture the character of a place.
Biografica: Don't fear failure
Spanish design studio Biografica create motion graphics and editorial design using paper cutouts, clay, play doh and other real objects.
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