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Check out Dress Code’s Coke Habit
This animated short film provides a unique take on the complexities of childhood addiction.
This breathable workout suit helps you cool down after a sweaty gym session
Researchers at MIT use living cells to give this unique garment a cool advantage.
Meet the man fighting for inclusive design thinking in India
‘Accessibility consultant’ Siddhant Shah works to make cultural heritage sites accessible to all.
Watch filmmaker Hayley Morris’ surreal stop-motion music video for Explosions in the Sky
The band’s first official music video imagines the ‘wilderness of the mind’.
This music video lets rip on the music industry’s so-called ‘Gatekeepers’
Jessie Reyez takes on industry sexism and misogyny with this short film.
Engaging a community through street art
The Paint Jamaica initiative brings colour and creativity to the streets of Kingston.
Boyan Slat’s Ocean CleanUp System promises to rid our oceans of plastic garbage
The unique system could begin testing in the next 12 months.
Talking drawing, performance and artistic ownership with the irrepressible Robin Rhode
The visual artist explains the thinking behind his show-stopping Design Indaba 2017 performance.
Nigerian-Jamaican photographer Nadine Ijewere draws on her heritage for Stella McCartney editorial
The second edition of the #StellaBy series will transport you to the streets of Lagos.
Introducing the Greenhouse In a Box
From Indian startup Kheyti, the modular greenhouse is an affordable solution for low-income farmers.
This one-of-a-kind diving experience is mobilising people to consider marine health
An art installation to save the Virgin Islands’ coral reef populations.
Low-cost urinal system tackles a school’s sanitation issues
The modified urinals were developed by five middle school students.
Teen develops bra to fight breast cancer
18-year old Julian Rios Cantu’s ‘auto exploration’ bra monitors changes in breast tissue.
Freshlyground’s music video calls out South Africa’s lack of leadership
The band’s latest is a pointed address at South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma.
Rebranding North Korea
Swedish studio Snask gives the totalitarian state a visual makeover.
Zandile Tisani’s upcoming web series People You May Know resonates with a global audience
The South African series was recently nominated at a premier international festival
Visualising Human Rights with Benjamin Dix’s PositiveNegatives
The UK-based nonprofit produces comics to educate the masses.
Nicole Crentsil’s Unmasked Women project tackles mental health among black women
The creative project is prioritising the work of young black women artists.
Marianne Fassler’s latest lookbook is #FASSLERFABULOUS
Check out the newest editorial from the South African fashion label.
Redefining golf with visual artist Imraan Christian and friends
This short film follows a crew of South African creatives exploring their connection to their city.
The surreal imagery of Robert Harrison and Robie Postma’s MENU
A photographer and a chef collaborate on this series of deconstructed dishes.
This short film from Kenzo is a celebration of Nigeria’s youth
Akinola Davies Jr captures the spirit of a community in this beautiful video.
A ‘super’ key that cannot be copied by the masses
The Stealth Key is 3D printed and nearly impossible to replicate.
Wacom Creatives: Illustrator Caroline Vos talks creativity, inspiration and artistic expression
How do digital artists bring their creativity to life? We ask some seasoned illustrators.
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