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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.
Graphic Designer, Art Director and the Founder of Middle Boop.
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.
Four literacy projects changing the world as we know it
See how these projects use literacy as a tool for positive change.
Morag Myerscough on transforming spaces with colour and embracing the unknown
The London-based designer takes us through her work that’s added colour to hospitals, public spaces and more.
9 creatives to look out for this Women's Month
To celebrate Women's Month, we're highlighting the work of some of our former participants in the Design Indaba Emerging Creatives programme.
Underwater couture for an uncertain future by biomimicry designer Jun Kamei
The Royal College of Art grad’s 3D-printed garments are for a world submerged in water.
The untold history behind William Kentridge’s most ambitious project to date
“The colonial logic toward the black participants could be summed up by: ‘Lest their actions merit recognition, their deeds must not be recorded’.”
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