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Fear of flying
Thrill engineer Brendan Walker talks about the psychological, biological and narrative elements that feed kicks.
Four legs good, two legs bad
Creative consultancy Animal Farm is born of a world where some are more equal than others.
Save the designer 5.5
Anthony Lebossé of Paris’s 5.5 designers explains how they are undoing the very basis of their profession.
Paul D Miller – aka DJ Spooky – addresses “the remix” in his new book Sound Unbound.
Hot or cold?
Visiting the London Design Festival, Nadine Botha finds herself torn between sustainable and pop.
Design stuffs its face
Fabrico Próprio: The Design of Portuguese Semi-Industrial Confectionery makes a strong case for the design fame of 90 single-serving cakes.
South African-born milliner Albertus Quartus Swanepoel is poised for success.
Design Indaba alumnus Luba Lukova releases a portfolio of political posters.
All that glitters
Design Indaba asks four resident jewellery designers of Egoli, city of gold, to explain what's worth its weight in bling.
Don't hate me because I'm gorgeous
Photographer Nontsikelelo Veleko captures the frayed edges of trends and reconstituted spaces.
Constantin Boym talks about what the 20th century taught him about the power of the miniature and memory.
Look ma, no skool
Ontwerp.TV have struck a balance between commercial output and their ideals by generating influential underground marketing.
Starchitect Cameron Sinclair has been recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Since Burning Man 2006, wooden clouds have started creeping across the world's cityscapes like rising damp.
On the virtual edge
The digital revolution is about intelligent tradeoffs, according to Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy UK.
Cape Town's emo-electro outfit Unit.r have launched their debut album decked out in a full-house design campaign from illustrator Kronk.
With science fiction turning into reality on a daily basis, what will our bodies look like in the future, asks Christoph Zellweger.
Ooona Scheepers' timeless automobile design
Oona Scheepers tells Design Indaba how nature inspires timeless automobile design.
The plight of healing plants
Now available as a collection in his newly published book, Clinton Friedman’s photographic archive is a celebration of life.
The bobo movement
Following the success of their first design event in February, whatiftheworld staged Number Two in their new Woodstock gallery space.
Spanish shoe designer Laura Villasenin has incorporated Peet Pienaar’s graphic finesse and quirky slogans.
When “The Soviet Union Forever” was replaced with “Always Coca-Cola”, Czech designer Maxim Velcovsky turned to design as social critique.
From the stomach to the heart
“Designers cannot get closer to people than to make a design that becomes part of the body,” says Dutch food designer Marije Vogelzang.
1+1 makes 3
Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, talk about layering, craft and storytelling in their creative collaboration.
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