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The People’s Fridge is an effort to reduce food waste and combat hunger
The city’s first community fridge is where the needy can help themselves to fresh food at zero cost.
6 clever design solutions for pressing healthcare issues
For #WorldHealthDay we highlight some of our favourite design solutions for the healthcare sector.
This designer uses bacteria to make colourful silk scarves
Are microorganisms even more useful than we previously thought?
Empathy Bridge for Autism is a toolkit for building meaningful connections
The social challenge for people with autism is that it can make it difficult to form meaningful connections, often leading to isolation.
Employ Me helps those on the autism spectrum on the journey to finding a job
The uniquely designed set of learning materials aims to correct a shameful employment imbalance.
Tony Brook on his recent collaboration with BBC Creative
“At its best, graphic design can be thought provoking, beautiful, memorable and leave a lasting impression."
The Unmasked Women project tackles mental health among black women
The creative project is prioritising the work of young black women artists.
Spaces designed not for cars, but for people
Is an underground, automated road tunnel the answer to the nightmare that is traffic congestion?
UK agency launches playful Anti-Brexit Campaign
"The idea of ordering a burger and not receiving what was expected is a feeling that everyone can relate to.”
On transforming diarrhoea treatment in Zambia with a simple solution
The award-winning innovator, Simon Berry says he hopes in the next ten years there won’t be a need for ColaLife to exist.
Top 10 Creative Crowdfunding Projects | March 2018
Find out why this design made the cut in this month's crowdfunding round-up.
An industrial design graduate has created an Emotional First Aid Kit
Rui Sun tackles the question, “Why do so many products ease physical pain and so few treat emotional stress?”
Replace pads, tampons and cups with this eco-friendly alternative
One WUKA is said to replace 100 tampons or pads from polluting the planet.
This stylish and smart clothing range stretches as your children grow
Redesigning children's garments to lower costs and minimise environmental impact.
Nixie Girl rethinks menstrual cups for a new generation
Redesigning menstrual products to appeal to a younger market.
How do you tackle piracy, the refugee crisis and learning new language using design?
These Design Indaba 2017 speakers are leading the way.
Morag Myerscough turns concrete jungles into spaces of belonging
The artist talks us through her giant centrepiece for Design Indaba Festival 2018, Embrace The Unknown.
Campbell Addy is disrupting the homogeneity of stock photography
The photographer’s partnership with Getty Images is diversifying their imagery.
The creative director established the multi-disciplinary design studio Spin in 1992.
Thomas Heatherwick's Zeitz MOCAA wins Cultural Architecture Award
ArchDaily has named this design a winner of the 2018 Building Of The Year Awards.
Tom Dixon works across lighting, furniture as well as accessories
The British designer behind the iconic S-chair will be returning to the Design Indaba stage next week!
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Set designer Es Devlin will take to the stage at Design Indaba 2018
Her set designs lifted audiences into new ways of experiencing musicians like Adele, Beyonce, U2 and Kanye West on tour.
Thomas leads the design of all Heatherwick Studio projects, working in collaboration with a team of 180 highly-skilled architects, designers, and makers.
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