a better world through creativity
About Design Indaba
Design Indaba News
News & Features
Video Archive (2006 – present)
Our database of African and international creatives and companies making waves in the design world.
Design is easy
Editor of Clear magazine, Ivana Kalafatic speaks to product and furniture designer Constantin Boym.
A dedication to graphic design: Alexander Gelman interviews Michael Bierut
An energy-filled dedication to graphic design, we have made no changes to the transcript. Be a fly on the wall.
Q&A with Chip Kidd
It's become a global standard, and many celebrities and leaders have filled this out this party game.
Karim Rashid interviews Hani Rashid exclusively for Design Indaba magazine.
Ambiguity and truth
Milton Glaser writes about the complexities behind making communication clear and effective.
Design Indaba habitué, Gregor Naude, had an animated conversation with Bob Sabiston.
Sean O' Toole chatted with surf-loving designer David Carson.
Of frocks and cocktails
Dr Loretta Feris navigates the international textile scene.
Diving helped a young, asthmatic David Doubilet breathe, freeing him from a daily struggle for oxygen, writes Patrick Burgoyne.
Futurefarmers vs Razorfish on conscientious design.
The great brown world
All that is good is brown, according to Richard Rodriguez.
The bleeding edge
Amy Westervelt interviews Stefan Sagmeister.
Shooting from the lip
James Victore is an independent graphic designer whose posters hang in many permanent collections around the world.
Drawing the online
Joshua Davis is a visual, virtual artist – the mouse is a brush, the pixels are paint. By his own admission, his work is not always useful.
Sign up to our newsletter
Sign up to Design Indaba Weekly for the latest design news and inspiration. Sign up to Design Indaba News for updates on Design Indaba events and projects.
Design Indaba (select one or both)
Weekly editorial newsletter
Festival and event updates
6 clever design solutions for pressing healthcare issues
28 Nov 19
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
This short film is a meditation on the joys girlhood
12 Feb 16
Tweets by @designindaba