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Design Indaba TV
Chris Gotz on accidental poetry and story making
Chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa, Chris Gotz believes that it is essential for creatives to gather more "primary evidence".
Why Africa is Now
What is African creativity? An architect, fashion designer, lighting designer, an inventor and a product designer share their insights.
Marc Ruwiel on the Most Creative Stand at Design Indaba Expo 2014
Creating a stand that stands out is easier said than done when you're exhibition alongside 500 other creatives. Ideso took this honour at Design Indaba Expo.
Designing the future of urban Africa
Ivorian architect and managing director of Koffi & Diabaté Architects, Issa Diabaté speaks about the need for a broad vision of the future of African cities.
David Goldblatt: The ultimate portrait
Published 28 March 2014
Driven by a relentless curiosity photographer David Goldblatt has been capturing the people, places and structures of South Africa for more than 50 years.
Behind the scenes at Shonaquip
Published 26 March 2014
A mother's love drove Shona McDonald to make all-terrain wheelchairs that haven't just provided her own daughter with freedom but more than 70 000 other users.
Big Texas: A sense of place
Published 20 March 2014
Pentagram partner and graphic designer DJ Stout believes that designers should retain a sense of place in order to be relevant in a global context.
Thomas Heatherwick: Designing the new Silo project
Published 13 March 2014
Thomas Heatherwick unveiled his design for the conversion of the Grain Silo in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town into the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.
The Street Store
Published 10 March 2014
Founded in January 2014, The Street Store by Max Pazak and Kayli Levitan is a platform that brings dignity to how people who live on the street receive clothes.
Designing better, together with OpenIDEO
Published 07 March 2014
How might we make low-income urban areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? This is a challenge currently running on OpenIDEO.
Michel Rojkind at Design Indaba 2014
Published 27 February 2014
Mexican architect Michel Rojkind talks about his experience at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
MTN's NekNomination gives free Wikipedia access
Published 18 February 2014
In response to a NekNomination, MTN has become the first in the country to provide free Wikipedia access across its network.
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.