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Design Indaba 2014: Day 3
It's Nice That published rolling coverage from Design Indaba Conference. There's Editor-in-Chief Rob Alderson's take on day three.
Design Indaba 2014: Day 2
It's Nice That published rolling coverage from Design Indaba Conference. There's Editor-in-Chief Rob Alderson's take on day two.
Design Indaba 2014: Day 1
It's Nice That published rolling coverage from Design Indaba Conference. There's Editor-in-Chief Rob Alderson's take on day one.
The Secret Identity of SA Comics
Cape Town-based designer, illustrator and Design Indaba Expo 2014 speaker, Moray Rhoda, gives Design Indaba his take on the South African comics scene.
The Backup Singers Can Be Divas, Too
Published 15 February 2014
Larry Rohter of The Carpetbagger – The awards season blog of The New York Times – speaks to "20 Feet from Stardom" director Morgan Neville.
The Vintage Guru of Namibia
Published 09 February 2014
Blogger Vanessa Grall of Messy Nessy Chic chats to the vintage guru of Namibia.
South African candy
Published 30 November 2013
Design Indaba Conference alumnus Renée Rossouw's Liquorice range was borne of a three-month investigation into African self-decoration and colours.
Returning to the source
Published 28 November 2013
Bespoke kitchen, furniture and shoji screen makers Andy de Klerk Cabinetworks is back at the Expo in 2014 with a famous lithograph-inspired kitchen design.
Off the street
Published 26 November 2013
For his new range of products – to debut at Design Indaba Expo 2014 – photographer Ed Suter stepped off the street and into the grass
Published 19 November 2013
South Africa-based architect and artist Lorenzo Nassimbeni participated in a recent fashion/music/art happening and launched a fabric collection in Australia.
Published 12 November 2013
An “eco-poverty-alleviation project” in Cape Town’s Langa township provides nutrition on tap for 45 children by using the sun-facing walls of shacks.
Why Jan and Maria got their crocheted bicycles
Published 11 November 2013
Two vintage bicycles covered in bright orange wool by Cape Town-based texture designer and yarn bomber Isabeau Joubert are doing the rounds.
Sharp Sharp in Paris, and Accra
Published 29 October 2013
Street-style photographer Ed Suter reports from Ghana.
Collaboration at AGI Open 2013
Published 30 September 2013
The best graphic design congress in the world, AGI Open, celebrated collaboration at its 2013 conference in London.
Mother City yarn bombing
Published 04 September 2013
Cape Town texture designer and yarn bomber Isabeau Joubert shares her thoughts on handcraft in the urban space.
A bright day
Published 26 July 2013
The inaugural Bright Talks seminars took place in Cape Town yesterday. The audience was left inspired, motivated and ready to make a creative difference.
Notes on Net Prophet
Published 24 May 2013
"Making business sense of the internet", Net Prophet 2013 left conference goers this week with some stellar advice on how to do just that and more.
Triggerfish: Seven ordinary things that can lead to one extraordinary result
Published 24 May 2013
Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest shares seven business tips they taught you in kindergarten.
What Design Can Do 2013
Published 17 May 2013
The first day of the third annual What Design Can Do (WDCD) conference in Amsterdam kicked off to an energetic start.
The 21st Century Economy Will Be Urban, High Tech, and Green
Published 01 May 2013
Alex Steffen on three facts business leaders tend to misunderstand when thinking about climate change.
Elizabeth Galloway at Design Indaba 2013
Published 28 April 2013
Cape Town’s Design Indaba Expo is a cultural mix of all things design related in South Africa.
Jungle Jim turns heads in Milan
Published 19 April 2013
Local pulp-fiction zine takes over windows of popular department store La Rinascente during Milan design week
Design Indaba 2013 – Final Thoughts
Published 10 April 2013
Design Indaba 2013 was not only a amazing experience showcasing the world’s most recognised designers and speakers but also inspired all who attended the event.
The Story of My App by Christoph Niemann
Published 20 March 2013
Christoph Niemann launched his first interactive, illustrated app, Petting Zoo, at Design Indaba 2013. He tells The New Yorker how it came about.