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The art of ideas
The debates and ideas that capture Hylton Nel's imagination all manifest in his work in some way.
Behind the scenes
There’s something both mysterious and inviting about a coffee table book that has the phrase “You should have been with me”.
Reinventing Food tells the story of Ferran Adrià's rise from dishwasher to world-famous gastronomic maestro.
The reality of fictions
Roger Ballen’s photographs defy socio-political explanation and other verbalisations of meaning. It’s an existential journey.
Putting pen to paper is what Lauren Fowler does best. Meet a Cape Town illustrator who also has interesting craft talents.
A short history of design
The Genius of Design gives a surprisingly interesting account of the recent history of design.
Just make beautiful work. Meet Cape Town illustrator Daniel Ting Chong, for whom this works.
Black and white colour
Local photography legend David Goldblatt celebrates his 80th birthday today. Design Indaba pays tribute to his life and his work.
Various technologies and social platforms has allowed for, literally, anybody to be a designer. Here's a book that considers this.
Vibrant, colourful, funky and with subtle Cuban influences in the heart of a South African township… Welcome to AmaZink Eatery.
Stick in the mud
Add water to soil. Mix. Build house. Architect Malcolm Worby crusades the benefits of mud brick building, writes Delia de Villiers.
What would happen if school children in India started designing solutions to social problems? Something very significant...
Emily Pilloton is enlisting a new generation of design activists through her work as a high school teacher in North Carolina.
In 2009 some 43 million people were assigned refugee status. Justin Kim is exploring ways of using design to make their lives bearable.
20Q: Haldane Martin
When he's not designing, Haldane Martin is probably out mountain biking. He also reveals something of his latest project, a bed system.
Friends with business benefits
A new non-profit initiative is empowering local craft and design businesses for commercial success by teaching them valuable skills.
Rock, string, machine
It was the search for his authentic voice that resulted in Justin Fiske becoming a fine artist who makes kinetic sculptures.
Love thy neighbour
Live and let live, sew your own clothes, grow your own veggies and stop the blame game. Meet one writer/activist that's made this work.
Engaging the city
Architecture must work to make our society more robust, Mokena Makeka believes. He shares his thoughts on public spaces and longevity.
Places and spaces
From Architizer to African old-age homes. Matthias Hollwich talks about architecture, art and life.
For the sake of inspiration
Inspiration and the creative process are thought to be bedfellows. A new book, Inspired, explores to what extent the two rely on each other.
20Q: Nontsikelelo Veleko
She's still looking for a creative muse but she's fared exceptionally well without one. Photographer Lolo Veleko is just starting.
The Conran mind
Home is where the heart is the old adage goes. And this is certainly true for Sir Terence Conran.
Part photographic journey, part social documentary, Football Muti captures the spirit of football and what it means to the people of Africa.
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