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Underwater couture for an uncertain future by biomimicry designer Jun Kamei
The Royal College of Art grad’s 3D-printed garments are for a world submerged in water.
The innovative, unconventional and inspiring work of Droga5
Ahead of David Droga’s talk at Design Indaba 2019, we take a look at some of the more impactful work from his agency.
Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo appointed ambassador for Dutch Design Week 2018
Alongside Laurens van den Acker and Wendy Plomp, he'll be bringing his trademark activism and sense of purpose to this year's event.
The Tolerance Traveling Poster Show heads to Johannesburg's Constitution Hill
Mirko Ilić's inspired exhibition continues its tour around South Africa.
Eliminating the enormous energy cost of mining cryptocurrencies
Estonian company Nordcoin is changing the game and making crypto-farms mobile
How can we adjust our world to accommodate an ever-expanding global population?
These interventions could help relieve the enormous pressures felt by cities in a crowded world.
Advertising maverick David Droga to speak at Design Indaba 2019
“As a creative person you can’t bullshit yourself that you’re happy, no matter the perks. If you’re not having an impact on the work, it’s not worth it.”
World’s largest 3D printed structure unveiled at Venice Biennale
The Cloud Pergola was envisioned as a paradigm for what architecture should stand for in the 21st century. It will be on show until 25 November.
Developed by a Cape Town lecturer, this self-sustaining toilet turns waste into material of value
The innovative Sanihive took home two major prizes at the recently held UNLEASH event.
These images are a vivid and electrifying depiction of isolation
Step into Andrea Koporova’s haunting Ghost Town.
Refugees are learning to map their world and gain marketable skills in the process
The RefuGIS programme helps Syrian refugees tackle the challenges of life in the world’s largest refugee camp.
The psychological effects of sound with Nicolás Kisic Aguirre
The Peruvian designer’s open-source projects are a combination of sound, architecture, and the mind.
SenSprout is helping farmers better understand their crops while saving water
SenSprout’s aim is to grant farmers a better understanding of how their crops consume water without using expensive technology.
Students design temporary furniture for displaced people
Called Rehome, the collection provides temporary products for refugees and those affected by natural disasters who have to quickly vacate their homes.
Iwo Borkowicz on creating a new model for social housing in Cuba
The Polish architect presents a workable solution for both residents and tourists.
Ameera Conrad on the joy and 'realness' of telling the stories of unheard voices
Meet the writer, director, and actress making unapologetically political theatre.
Grigri Pixel is looking for African creatives to participate in a residency in Madrid
The award-winning programme brings together African and European creatives to create urban space interventions.
Nigerian artist Dennis Osadebe on isolation, the future and African art
“For art in a whole continent to be limited to just one label – 'African Art' – is a problem.”
Inspired by the African Dung Beetle, this invention is cleaning up streets and providing value to its community
Made in Africa, the Dung Beetle Project turns single use plastic items into usable fuel.
Heartworks: Storytelling through crafts and embroidery
Helle Vibeke Jensen and Tina Ratzer’s Heartworks workshop inspires out-of-the-box thinking.
Albus: The photo series challenging established standards of beauty
On #AlbinismAwarenessDay, a look at Justin Dingwall's groundbreaking photo series exploring the aesthetics of albinism.
Leroy Mwasaru on renewable energy and creating solutions for African people
“If I don’t, then who will?” asks the social entrepreneur.
Making the music video great again
As musicians continue to push the boundaries visually, we examine the evolution of their relationship with film.
Wura-Natasha Ogunji on reclaiming the female voice through public performance and protest
The performance artist’s work explores the tense relationship between women, society, space and politics in Lagos.
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