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Love for design and design for love
Design and art direction duo Leta and Wade's work is a feast for the senses.
Leta & Wade
They combine traditional graphic design elements with photography, art, and styling to create utterly unique pieces.
Fjord’s Olof Schybergson to speak at Design Indaba Conference 2019
Acceleration in technological advancements, coupled with global challenges are starting to form a complex and ever blurry view of our future on this planet.
Kordae Henry explores mineral trade in the Congo using a sci-fi film
The filmmaker, architect and designer is set to speak at the 2019 Design Indaba Conference.
Images of Minnesota’s immigrant community highlight the people most affected by the US immigration crisis
“The ache for home lives in all of us…”
Design Indaba 2019 – design activism and creativity takes center stage
This year's speakers include David Droga, architects Dong Ping-Wong and Annabelle Selldorf. and filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu.
Shaina Garfield’s creative interests are at the intersection of environmentalism, disability studies, and food equality.
Kordae Jatafa Henry
Creative Director and Artist Kordae Jatafa Henry lives and works in Los Angeles.
As climate change and natural disasters intensify, it’s time to build back better
Now is the time to to commit to sustainable-design practices that will rebuild the world’s infrastructure with climate resilience at the forefront.
The founder of Zipline, the world's only drone delivery service gets life-saving medical supplies and blood to the most remote places on Earth.
Designers who will challenge the norm at Design Indaba Conference 2019
From biotechnologist Markus Kayser to design critic Alice Rawsthorn, these designers have each taken their own unique approach on design and innovation.
Thunkable turns passive consumers into proactive app developers
The tech lets people with no coding experience create apps, democratising an otherwise elite space.
Art, dialogue and action to transform marginalised communities
The team at Colloqate wants to eliminate toxic government policies and Confederate infrastructure in the city of New Orleans.
An easy low-cost way to deliver medicine in rural areas
Industrial design student Gwen Gage wants to make medication delivery more accessible in under-developed regions.
Five killer Design Indaba Conference talks you should watch
From graphic designer Natasha Jen to architect Francis Kéré, here are our top 5 Design Indaba Conference talks.
5 Innovations that broke the mould in 2018
Pioneers in their fields, these innovations were made to provide new solutions to old problems.
Our top five trending stories of 2018
As 2018 comes to an end, we're highlighting stories that grabbed our readers' attention this year.
Design Indaba 2019: Where business and design meet
The next Design Indaba Conference is set to tackle various topics across business and design.
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.
The way we build homes is wrong, says Joe Gebbia, and here's how he wants to fix it
"In order to meet the demands of the future, whether it be climate displacement or rural-urban migration, the home needs to evolve, to think forward.”
The Indian woman behind some of Hollywood's blockbuster set designs
Aashrita Kamath turned her love of narrative into a career.
How urban planning can help us cope with climate change
The results of this recent research could help city planners build our future cities better.
Design is what combines technology and biology in Markus Kayser's work
The 16 robots, including the design system to control them, were developed by researchers who work at the intersection of biotechnology and design.
Iran's hidden history now told by postage stamps
Iran had a history before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and a design student is using stamps to highlight this.
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