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Mapping the graphic route
“What. How. Why?” was the theme of the 2011 AGI Open, which took place in Barcelona from 3 to 4 October. Design Indaba was there.
Tradition, culture, cooking and gastronomy aside, Martí Guixé works with food simply as an object of mass production.
A type of story
Ever wondered who decided that Comic Sans is a no-go kind of type, or why Helvetica wins the popular vote every time? Just My Type is an exploration of type.
Khoi-Khoin culture celebrated
"Kukumakrranka" is an exploration of the age-old culinary traditions, culture and lifestyle of the Khoi-Khoin people.
Visualising the city
Experimenting with data and transport route design, Black Hat and Nimbus show that there’s more to an urban environment than architecture.
Blog: Day 2 of AGI Open Barcelona
Questions, answers and happiness were considered on the final day of the AGI Open in Barcelona. There was even a song and dance to end it off.
Blog: Day 1 of AGI Open Barcelona
Maps, books, processes and asking “how, what, why?” were some of the themes to emerge on day one of the AGI Open in Barcelona.
Living in the Endless City is a comprehensive look at the challenges facing the city of the 21st century.
Ode to ice
Paul D Miller's The Book of Ice is a treasure trove of information, graphics, interviews and QR codes about a place at the end of the world, Antarctica.
Carvings of white
The book Claudette Schreuders is an insightful look into the work of this artist from the past 17 years.
The city burns
The book Fire Walker explores the meaning of the iconic sculpture of the same name by William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx, in Jozi.
We're living in the era of "design by everyone". The book Open Design Now explores this phenomenon.
The power of 10
Using the city as the context for design, ExpoTENtial employs creativity as the driving force for a higher quality urban experience.
Today life in Angola might seem bleak, but for the infrastructural development. Yet the people are convinced of the possibilities.
One x one
From Berlin to Burkina Faso, Francis Kéré is building a bridge using education, upliftment, local materials and energy efficiency.
Figures & Fictions is a compelling look at contemporary South African photography.
Blog: TedX Stellenbosch 2011
The city was the canvas for design interventions at the 2011 Stellenbosch TedX event.
The real Paul Ward
Seemingly effortlessly, Paul Ward discreetly captures and expresses Cape Town’s nightlife through his photographic blog.
A place at the end of the world
Photographer Jo Ractliffe explores the dynamic of the war-torn Angolan landscape in a body of work titled As Terras do Fim do Mundo.
What is your guiltiest pleasure? Have you had any homosexual experiences? Are you a racist? Do you believe in the death penalty?
If you’re a manga or anime fan you’re in for a delight. Or probably rather an emotion more akin to complete indulgence, you get the idea.
After years of experiencing a creative identity crisis, South African illustration is gradually coming into its own.
West Coast Forager
Bokkoms, dune spinach and dried seaweed are just some of the unique ingredients Kobus van der Merwe uses in his locavore dishes.
With Pixel Project, Rahle Dusheiko designs experiences where the physical and the digital interact, combining technology with storytelling.
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