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George Gibbens is using design to tackle South Africa's social problems
The industrial designer has designed a VR device to help the visually impaired, a portable machine to fight shack fires and more.
Imagine if you never had to complain about missing socks ever again?
These Danish entrepreneurs are redesigning socks to make them more sustainable.
6 designers who use waste as inspiration for new products
From upcycling found objects into furniture, to jewellery made of e-waste and more.
5 projects that are looking into the possible future of humans on Mars
To celebrate International Day of Human Space Flight here's a look at some projects that are looking into space exploration.
Salooni creates a judgement-free space at festivals to discuss black hair
"We want women who leave the Salooni to feel beautiful and to feel celebrated."
Thabisa Mjo on using bold product design to tell stories
"I consider design a form of story-telling and design is the medium through which those stories are told."
13 crafty creatives of product, interiors and industrial design
Insects, bottle caps, shapes and colours, are just some of the inspirations behind the work of these 2018 Emerging Creatives.
6 young visual artists on our radar
Photography and Filmmaking from the eyes of this years Emerging Creatives.
Using textile design to track the history of nutmeg
Marta Velasco Valesco on what inspired her #Antenna2017 project, Pulau Banda.
14 graphic designers to watch
These up and coming visual artist showed us a sneak peak into the future of graphic design in South Africa.
Meet the future of South African fashion
These are the young creatives in the fashion industry who formed part of our Emerging Creatives programme for 2018.
IBUKU is pioneering the use of bamboo as a sustainable building material
“Bamboo buildings are like a living organism, every bamboo pole represents the ‘DNA’ of the building."
27 young South African creatives to watch
Part of our Emerging Creatives 2018, these are just some of the young designers you should have on your radar for South African talent.
Two Cape Town brothers on starting one of the world's biggest online learning platforms
"Rather than tearing down the structures that exist, it is far better to use the best of the old and the best of the new."
How do you tackle piracy, the refugee crisis and learning new language using design?
These Design Indaba 2017 speakers are leading the way.
From our archives: Dr William Mapham says designers are important to the future of healthcare
During his 2018 Design Indaba talk he called on designers to get involved in making a change.
Cape Town architect Ilze Wolff is up for emerging architect of the year award
Wolff's work is as concerned with social transformation as it is with documenting Cape Town's architectural heritage.
Lance Wyman on the power of graphic design to transcend language barriers
The legendary graphic designer spoke to us following the anniversary of his iconic work for the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games.
Digi Lab Africa aims to train aspirant digital creatives for free
The programme is looking for creatives who want to work in the digital music, animation, virtual reality and film world.
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