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Robert Sherwood is the founder and design director of Robert Sherwood Design, a well-known design studio and showroom in Cape Town.
Founder and creative director of Studio H, Hannerie Visser is the food experience curator for Design Indaba Festival 2018.
Nanette Veldsman is a jewellery designer and lecturer at Stellenbosch University. She is the jewellery curator for Design Indaba Expo 2015
Fashion editor and blogger, Robyn Cooke is the curator for the Fashion sector at Design Indaba Expo 2015.
Katy Taplin, one half of the creative duo Dokter and Misses, is the curator for the Furniture and Homeware sector at Design Indaba Expo 2015.
Digital artist and founder of African Digital Art, Jepchumba is the curator for the Digital and Communications sectors at Design Indaba Expo 2015.
Architect Ilze Wolff is the curator for Architecture and Built Environment Curator at Design Indaba Expo 2015.
Elbé Coetsee, a proponent of craft and social entrepreneurship, is a curator for the Handmade sector at Design Indaba 2015.
Ceramicist and executive director of Art in the Forest, Anthony Shapiro is the curator of the Handmade sector for Design Indaba Expo 2015.
Sindiso Khumalo is a sustainable textile designer based in Cape Town.
Rapelang Rabana is a technology and internet entrepreneur in the Silicon Cape, Cape Town, and founder of ReKindle Learning.
Gerard Back is the owner of design company Mila, and a curator for Design Indaba Expo's Furniture and Homeware sectors.
Pete Case is a creative director, CEO and founder of Gloo Digital Design, and a curator for Design Indaba Expo.
Mugendi K M'Rithaa
Mugendi K M'Rithaa is an industrial designer, educator and researcher at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and a curator for Design Indaba Expo.
Verna Jooste is a jewellery designer, lecturer at the Stellenbosch University’s Department of Visual Arts and curator for Design Indaba Expo.
Bryan Ramkilawan is chief executive officer of the Cape Town Fashion Council and on the curatorial panel of Design Indaba Expo.
Erica Elk is the executive director at the Cape Craft & Design Institute and an official curator for Design Indaba Expo.
Hanneke Schutte is a Johannesburg-based filmmaker and entrepreneur.
Cape Town designer Y Tsai takes a multidisciplinary approach to generating creative solutions in the field of furniture, interior design and architecture.
Egg Designs is a Durban-based studio by Greg and Roché Dry, both of whom are also curators for Design Indaba Expo.
Diébédo Francis Kéré is an architect from Burkina Faso. The focus of Kéré’s drafts are climatic adaptation, low building costs and self building.
Zenzulu founder and designer Marisa Fick-Jordaan embraces the inventive possibility and the skilful artistry of the human hand to breathe life into ideas.
Ozwald Boateng OBE is an English fashion designer of Ghanaian descent, known for his trademark twist on classic British tailoring and bespoke style.
Veejay Archary is a brand consultant at Black Africa Group, and a curator of Design Indaba Expo.
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