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This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your child
“Slow fashion for fast growing kids.”
The Iota Project: blending bespoke furniture creation with social upliftment
These beautiful handmade objects are creating jobs for unemployed women.
South African photographer shortlisted in 2017 Sony World Photography Awards
Cole Ndelu’s arresting entry was inspired by the #FeesMustFall movement.
Using technology to reimagine the documentation of human suffering
Photographer Richard Mosse’s latest work opens at the Barbican.
Permanent Alien focuses on stories from the Asian American diaspora
“What if we made a comic featuring people who looked like us for people who look like us?”
This tampon packaging brings an important part of menstruation out of hiding
Thinx Tampons has gone where no tampon maker has dared go before.
The Five Fields Play Structure by Matter Design
This playground stimulates the imagination and encourages creativity.
Remembering Chinese Photographer Ren Hang
The 29-year old provocateur leaves behind an awe-inspiring body of work.
Can you spot the women in these chaotic, illustrated ads?
This ad campaign highlights the lack of women in the Egyptian workforce.
Recharging Mount Olivella with thousands of trees
This ambitious art intervention breathes new life into a devastated area.
Wura-Natasha Ogunji on reclaiming the female voice through public performance
The performance artist’s work explores the tense relationship between women, society, space and politics in Lagos.
SONOP primary school gets a solar powered upgrade
Design Indaba partnered with SolarWorld Africa (Pty) Ltd and On Track to give this school a sustainable update.
Kamila Iżykowicz’s RITU range reflects the different stages in a woman’s cycle
This global grad’s jewellery collection emits soothing scents when you engage with it.
Koen Vanmechelen’s Cosmopolitan Chicken lands in South Africa
The Belgian multidisciplinary artist brings his biocultural diversity project to Design Indaba 2017.
The Sounds of Nightscape: Part 3
The final act of our inaugural musical celebration has arrived.
The Sounds of Nightscape: Part 2
Missed out on the first night? There are still two more days of Nightscape left.
Great Things to People (gt2P) and Andile Dyalvane
An unexpected link emerges between the Chilean design group and the South African ceramicist.
The Sounds of Nightscape
From the hums of psychedelic rock to an exclusive set by Black Coffee, Wednesday’s inaugural Nightscape has something for everyone.
Design Indaba 2017 features a royal flush of Scandinavian speakers
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland are all accounted for at this year’s Design Indaba Conference.
This Italian artist subverts societal expectations with her self-portraiture
Chiara Mazzocchi’s work is both self-reflective and rebellious.
Michael Wolf photographs the world’s most uncomfortable commute
‘Tokyo Compression’ offers a new perspective of the Japanese city.
Watch artist Red Hong Yi create an intricate portrait from 20 000 sunflower seeds
“The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.”
The bold illustrations of Camilla Perkins
The artist’s vivid depictions of African life are bursting with energy.
Robin Rhode on the artistic process as a journey
The lauded visual artist talks to us about engaging the notion of memory and journey.
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