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The industrialisation of the natural world
Speculations on the future of biodiversity after the sixth mass extinction.
This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your child
“Slow fashion for fast growing kids.”
Stories of feral children told through photography
This photographer sheds light on the cruelty faced by children as they are abandoned by society absolutely.
Using technology to reimagine the documentation of human suffering
Photographer Richard Mosse’s latest work opens at the Barbican.
The carbon cost of your cocaine
In the sixth edition of Do The Green Thing, the eco-warriors reveal the carbon footprint associated with every line of cocaine.
Things we learnt from Kate Moross
It’s better to have a hole in your team than an ass whole.
Nataal is a global media brand celebrating contemporary African arts and culture.
The bold illustrations of Camilla Perkins
The artist’s vivid depictions of African life are bursting with energy.
Award-winning Burkina Faso architect Francis Kéré to design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion
Our longtime friend and Design Indaba alumnus Francis Kéré has been chosen to design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion in London. It will be his UK debut.
What do you think the post-Brexit British passport should look like?
UK-based design publication Dezeen have launched an unofficial post-Brexit British passport design competition, and their looking for submissions from Africa.
Special Projects create an experience that encourages connection between generations
The NEW OLD exhibition at the Design Museum focusses on how design thinking can help people live fuller, healthier and more rewarding lives as they age.
Dancing through difficulty
Liberty Express is a dance, film and cultural exchange project for children living in poverty.
The women calling for an end to female genital mutilation through film
From catchy and cute to raw and haunting, check out how filmmakers are speaking out.
Arjun Harrison-Mann is a London-based designer, activist and advocate for dialogue. He is also the co-founder of Studio Hyte.
NB Studio: From booze to babies to banks
We talk to Nick Finney and Alan Dye of NB Studio about their collaborative design process and some of the lessons they’ve learnt.
Massive Attack’s Daddy G has been a trailblazer in the music scene since the 1980s.
The online magazine created for women of colour by women of colour
Gal-Dem affirms a growing appetite for more intersectional and inclusive media.
Chris Sheldrick is the founder of what3words, an addressing app that assigns a sequence of three simple words to any location in the world.
Where are you now? Pinpoint locations with three simple words
Tech startup what3words can tell you exactly where you are with just three simple, easy-to-remember words. Its founder will be speaking at Design Indaba 2017.
Ikea’s Better Shelter named Design of the Year
Here’s what makes this emergency shelter solution the design of the year.
Design is not decoration: Advice from Pentagram partner Marina Willer
Marina Willer tells us about how film can be cathartic, why you shouldn't give up hope and shares some wise words from Dame Margaret Calvert.
These images highlight the insanity behind beauty routines
Spa Days by Aleksandra Kingo presents an alternative perspective on beauty rituals.
Pentagram partner Marina Willer believes inspiration comes away from a computer screen
Graphic designer, filmmaker and Pentagram partner Marina Willer, best known for the identity she created for Tate Modern, is speaking at Design Indaba 2017.
Marina Willer is a Pentagram partner and creative director with a background in graphic design, branding and filmmaking.
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