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Design Indaba 2019: Where business and design meet
From advertising legend David Droga to 3M's Eric Quint, the next Design Indaba Conference is set to tackle various topics across business and design.
William Kentridge: the barbarity of the 'Great War' told through an African lens
Kentridge underlines the lunacy of the project in every part of the production – from ruined landscapes to caricatural imagery to ironic captions
Design Indaba 2019 presents: Architecture driven by social responsibility
From Mariam Kamara to Dong Ping-Wong, the 2019 Design Indaba Conference will host a list of renowned architects.
Architect and Interior designer
Converting historical sites into modern architecture with John Pawson
Set to speak at Design Indaba 2019, architect and interior designer, John Pawson is known for his minimalist approach.
Demystifying design with the critically acclaimed Alice Rawsthorn
The author, columnist and world-renowned design critic will speak at Design Indaba Conference 2019.
Design critic and the author of the critically acclaimed books Design as an Attitude and Hello World: Where Design Meets Life.
Nigerian writer Ziki Nelson on his upcoming comic book featuring 15 African artists
"From our perspective, there's no point publishing a Spiderman-esque superhero story. The DCs and the Marvels of this world already do that so well.”
A non-invasive tool for spinal correction
Correcting a spinal deformity early is key to avoiding a more severe form of scoliosis in adulthood .
Playful sonic sculptures that reverberate across the design world
Pentagram London’s newly appointed partner, Yuri Suzuki, will be speaking at Design Indaba Conference 2019.
Sound artist, designer and electronic musician.
Low-cost medical device detects pneumonia quickly and effectively
This device, called Kulinda, could counteract the devastating effects of pneumonia in developing countries.
Filtration system gives you clean water wherever you are
Over 800 million people in the world don't have access to clean drinking water, but this new filtration system could solve that.
Rodrigo Garcia Gonzales wants to make packaging disappear
The Design Indaba 2019 speaker is the co-founder of Skipping Rocks Lab – the company behind the biodegradable water-filled bead to replace plastic bottles.
Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez
Inventor, designer, architect and engineer.
Curator and founder of Bold Tendencies and Hannah Barry Gallery.
Hannah Barry has helped to revolutionise the art scene in Peckham, South London
Now the gallerist and curator will be joining us on stage at next year’s Design Indaba Conference.
International Coffee Day: Imagine cities powered by coffee waste
Bio-bean is an award-winning clean technology company that recycles waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels that could replace fossil fuels in cities.
Five past Design Indaba speakers on how they perceive product design
Watch Design Indaba Alumni give their take on what it means to make quality functional products.
Award-winning artist and designer Es Devlin to design UK Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai
The stage design pioneer to stars like Kanye West & Adele is about to design her first building.
Indian graphic design studios reviving their heritage
We look at a few artists who represent their Indian Heritage through their designs.
Harnessing the power of urine
Researchers designed a cheaper, more efficient way to generate power from organic waste.
Cultivating mini farms aboard cargo ships
This student-designed collapsible farm could help utilise the massive amounts of wasted space created by shipping containers.
Two must-see projects by Design Indaba 2019 speaker Gordon Reid
The graphic designer is among several speakers announced for our upcoming festival of creativity.
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