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Designing better, together with OpenIDEO
How might we make low-income urban areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? This is a challenge currently running on OpenIDEO.
DJ Fresh at Design Indaba 2014
DJ Fresh shares his thoughts on Design Indaba.
Goldfish at Design Indaba Expo
Hear what the superbly talented Goldfish duo have to say about this year's event.
Jackie Burger at Design Indaba 2014
Elle SA editor Jackie Burger on the effect of Design Indaba on South Africa.
Michel Rojkind at Design Indaba 2014
Published 27 February 2014
Mexican architect Michel Rojkind talks about his experience at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
William Lamb at Design Indaba 2014
Published 27 February 2014
William Lamb from Dwell Media gives us his take on the 2014 Conference.
Margot Janse: Chefs need to find their own food language
Published 13 February 2014
In this interview award-winning chef Margot Janse tells us about the origin of food and how it plays a large role in the dishes she creates.
David Higgs: The chef’s role is so much bigger than just food
Published 12 February 2014
David Higgs is set to bring the grungy urban side of food to Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Karin Fong on film as an immersive and emotional medium
Published 27 January 2014
Design Indaba TV catches up with director Karin Fong in Cape Town, South Africa. She tells of her latest projects and shares advice for would-be directors.
Shubhankar Ray on brand DNA and unexpected combinations
Published 16 January 2014
G-Star RAW recently hosted their first RAW Night in Cape Town, South Africa. Design Indaba chats to G-Star global brand director Shubhankar Ray.
Kunlé Adeyemi: We are living in interesting times in Africa
Published 20 December 2013
In an interview at the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, Kunlé Adeyemi tell us about his Makoko Floating School.
Luyanda Mpahlwa: We need to increase our level of appreciation for design
Published 18 December 2013
In this interview at the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, Luyanda Mpahlwa tells us what the Design Indaba 10 x 10 Low-Cost Housing Project taught him.
Heinrich Wolff: Great architecture sets up great situations
Published 12 December 2013
In an interview at the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, South African architect Heinrich Wolff speaks about transforming the Blue Shed at the V&A Waterfront.
Peter Rich: Move outside the comfort zone of stereotypes
Published 10 December 2013
In an interview at the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, Peter Rich speaks about his lifelong commitment to understanding the needs of communities.
Nina Maritz: Reduce the impact on the planet
Published 05 December 2013
In an interview at the 2013 AZA Architecture Conference, Nina Maritz speaks about designing community buildings and libraries around Namibia.
Mick Pearce: The potential for Africa is huge
Published 03 December 2013
In an interview at AZA Architecture Conference 2013 Mick Pearce explains his design process of biomimicry.
Chris Saunders: Emerging Creatives Q&A
Published 29 November 2013
This week’s featured Emerging Creative is filmmaker and photographer Chris Saunders, who was part of the programme at Design Indaba Expo in 2009.
Reg Lascaris: Young entrepreneurs must be brave
Published 25 November 2013
Advertising guru Reg Lascaris talks to us about his new book, Lessons from the Boot of a Car, and about the highlights of his career.
Andy Fenner's Meat Manifesto
Published 21 November 2013
Meat merchant and food designer Andy Fenner spoke at the Spier Secret Festival 2013 about eating less meat and giving the meat we do eat more attention.
Robert Sayre on food as a way to foster inter-country discourse
Published 15 November 2013
Conflict Kitchen’s cultural director and chef talks about using ethnic food as “bait” to get people to learn about the country where that food is from.
Marije Vogelzang on playing with your food
Published 11 November 2013
Dutch eating designer Marije Vogelzang spoke at the Spier Secret Festival 2013 about the connections between people, rootedness and cooking in fire.
Hans Ulrich Obrist: Africa plays a big role for 89plus
Published 08 November 2013
In this interview in London, curator Hans Ulrich Obrist talks about digitally mapping a new generation of artists with 89plus.
Margaret Calvert on knowing your audience
Published 01 November 2013
In this interview at AGI Open 2013, British typographer Margaret Calvert talks about road signs and what the driver needs.
Kenya Hara: The role of the designer is changing
Published 29 October 2013
In this interview at AGI Open London 2013 Kenya Hara says designers should work together to create more active fields of designing.