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Design Indaba Conference speakers, from 1995 to present, feature global thought leaders and trendsetters across the creative disciplines. Next year's speakers to be announced from November onwards.
Jane Raphaely is chairperson of Associated Media Publishing.
Wally Olins (1930 – 2014) was one of the world's most experienced practitioners in corporate identity and branding.
Lowery Stokes Sims is a curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. She also conceived and co-curated The Global Africa Project (2011).
Graham Reynolds is a composer from Austin, Texas.
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Sir Terence Conran
Sir Terence Conran is one of the world’s best-known designers, restauranteurs and retailers.
Dutch designer Marije Vogelzang is the world's first-ever eating designer.
Matthew Carter is a type designer with some 50 years' experience, having designed some of the world's most recognised fonts.
Cameron Sinclair is the co-founder and 'chief eternal optimist' (CEO) for Architecture for Humanity.
Marian Bantjes has been variously described as a typographer, designer, artist and writer.
Tom Dixon OBE is a self-taught product designer, based in London.
Cape Town-based street artist Faith47 searches for a tone of ink that goes directly to the heart.
Ben Terrett is head of design at the Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office for the UK Government.
Nelly Ben Hayoun
Nelly Ben Hayoun is a director and experience designer.
Karim Rashid is a leading figure in the fields of product, interior, fashion, furniture, lighting design and art.
Dror Benshetrit has developed an interdisciplinary practice specialising in innovative design projects, spanning architecture, interiors and art direction.
United Visual Artists (UVA)
UVA produce work at the intersection of sculpture, architecture, live performance, moving image and digital installation.
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are a design team formed by brothers from Brittany in the north-west of France.
Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) is an interdisciplinary design practice dedicated to high-level research and design related to contemporary architecture and urbanism.
Karlssonwilker inc. is a design studio located in the heart of Manhattan, founded by Icelander Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker from Germany.
Alex Atala is an acclaimed Brazilian chef whose work is concerned with traditional Brazilian cuisine, using native ingredients.
Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, graphic designer and author. He has been a speaker at Design Indaba Conference, in 2006 and 2013.
Ozwald Boateng OBE is an English fashion designer of Ghanaian descent, known for his trademark twist on classic British tailoring and bespoke style.
Diébédo Francis Kéré is an architect from Burkina Faso. The focus of Kéré’s drafts are climatic adaptation, low building costs and self building.
Happy Ntshingila founded South Africa's first black-owned agency, HerdBuoys, in 1991. He is now the CEO of Supersport.