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A flair for fashion
Up-and-coming South African designer Jason Sandows tells us about his passion for creative expression.
21st-century brand builder
Former scientist and current creator of a "cultural universe" of fashion brands, Shubhankar Ray returns to speak at Design Indaba after an 11-year hiatus.
Jurgen Bey: Collaboration opens new design possibilities
Dutch product designer Jurgen Bey tells us about the importance of collaboration and preserving traditional crafts.
Satyendra Pakhalé tickles the imagination with a bright sculpture set in a beautiful tropical garden.
Hammered Bowls by Piet Hein Eek and Studio Floris Wubben
This collection of misshapen bowls captures the performative act of making.
Q&A: Sonja Bäumel
The Austrian trans-disciplinary designer tells us why she believes we have a lot to learn from microorganisms.
BISAZZA Hayón Tiles by Jaime Hayón
Patterns multiply underfoot in the Spanish designer's new collection of tiles for Bisazza.
Q&A: Honey and Bunny
The food design duo tells us why they think we can't leave food production to the large multinationals.
A boot camp for your fingers
Masashi Kawamura has some fun designing a series of games to get users' fingers ready for the new Intel-powered tablets.
Shining a light on workers’ safety
The new Halo Light is a multi-task light that ensures construction workers are visible from 600 metres away.
SEVEN THIRTY Films: Capturing Kenyan perspectives in film
The sister duo behind this filmmaking studio tells us about the opportunities and challenges of being creative in Kenya.
First Smart Highway goes live
Daan Roosegaarde’s much-anticipated Smart Highway has been built on a stretch of the R329 in Oss, the Netherlands.
The bespoke furniture collection that put Fogo Island on the map is now available globally.
Bye Bye Bunny by Victoria Verbaan
Victoria Verbaan’s latest range of products bring her paintings to life.
13 Ideas to stop global warming
IDEO's latest "Designs On" semi-annual review brings together some unusual solutions to fighting the warming of our planet.
Paul Priestman: How I developed a taste for transport
The designer behind London's next-generation underground trains tells us about the perks and perils of being a designer – and where he goes to escape them.
A toy that teaches empathy
Canadian industrial designer Ilana Ben-Ari’s puzzle game teaches the creative skills children won’t find in textbooks.
Ineke Hans gets playful with her latest glassware collection for Czech brand Křehký.
Bad Boys by Matali Crasset
French designer Matali Crasset has designed a quirky collection of wall clocks for DesignerBox.
Bronze Age by Studio Tjep.
Frank Tjepkema's latest body of work conveys solidity even as it seems to be melting away.
It might make us twitchy, but Hendrik Vermeulen's latest fashion collection is inspired by the intricate patterns of insects.
"Killer Heels" at the Brooklyn Museum explores the cultural history of the high heel.
Cork & Felt rugs by Hella Jongerius
The Dutch designer's collection for Danskina breaks away from traditional materials and manufacturing techniques.
The story behind London Design Festival's identity for 2014
Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa tells us what inspired this year's visual identity for the London Design Festival.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
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12 Feb 16
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