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Need for speed
A new book tracks South African auto-designer Keith Helfet’s career in design.
Textile artworks from the 1960s to today challenge structures of power.
No man is an island
The 23rd Serpentine Pavilion architect has been announced.
A repurposed smartphone becomes a wildfire detection system.
Face your fears
These pieces of furniture challenged visitors to confront their biggest phobias.
It’s London, baby!
The London Design Festival returns this month.
Bridge of steel
Sculptural steel arches protect this bridge from extreme weather conditions.
Let them eat cake
This spectacular wedding-cake pavilion is a celebration of love.
Designing for good
Unique collaboration including 600 designers creates solutions for clean water and sanitation.
This revamped museum was designed with and for children.
William Kentridge's The Head & The Load comes to the African continent for the first time.
This wooden cabin can be opened up to let in nature.
This low-carbon biomaterial created from plant waste and microbes is an alternative to traditional clothing fabrics.
Design Indaba alum Ai Weiwei’s new exhibition includes a piece made from 650 000 Legos.
David Chipperfield has been selected as the 2023 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
This New York theatre’s new branding changes for each production.
An enormous hanging sculpture is made up of the amount of coal needed to power a lightbulb for a year.
This beauty tool is designed to make the makeup-application process more inclusive.
Music by design
Design Indaba alum Brian Eno’s colour-changing turntable won a Wallpaper* Design Award.
To the nines
The 2022 Fashion Awards honoured the innovators, influencers and changemakers of the fashion industry.
A step ahead
Multinational architecture firm BDP built a giant standalone staircase for students at the University of London.
No place like home
A quirky family home in Dorset, England, is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ House of the Year.
The winners of the second Earthshot Prize were announced on 2 December 2022.
Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh has been announced as the 22nd Serpentine Pavilion designer.
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