Design Indaba TV
Alfredo Brillembourg: Design can empower people
In an interview at this year’s What Design Can Do conference, Alfredo Brillembourg spoke about the ways design can be used to rethink values and empower people.
Pedro Reyes: I want to create cultural change
In an interview at What Design Can Do 2013, Pedro Reyes spoke about generating group activities and bringing people together.
Marije Vogelzang: I want to design the act of eating.
In an interview at What Design Can Do conference 2013, Marije Vogelzang spoke about her interest in the way food affects the body, mind and emotions.
Carolyn Steel: Food is too big to see, it is everywhere
Carolyn Steel believes that food is a powerful tool for questioning the kind of society we’re building and that tiny decisions can make a very big difference.
Michael Wolff: For me it’s all about creativity and imagination
Published 03 June 2013
For Michael Wolff it's all about curiosity, imagination and creativity. He was in Cape Town recently as the inaugural Design Indaba Visiting Professor at CPUT.
David Kester: We need to be in a state of constant design
Published 29 May 2013
In an interview at the 2013 What Design Can Do conference in Amsterdam, David Kester spoke about ways in which design allows for exploration and development.
Louise Fili: My main passion is food and anything to do with Italy
Published 09 May 2013
In an interview with Design Indaba, Louise Fili gives insight into how packaging design needs to inform and seduce at equal levels.
Alex Atala: One of the most important souvenirs for a traveller is flavour
Published 02 May 2013
In an interview at Design Indaba 2013, Alex Atala explains how a change in attitude towards food can help people and the environment.
Leanie van der Vyver: Not many people get the opportunity to design in gold
Published 26 April 2013
Leanie van der Vyver explains her design process behind the Design Indaba gold medallion.
We're trying to get design out of the way – Ben Terrett
Published 25 April 2013
Ben Terrett explains the design principles behind the new Gov.uk website, which combines all the UK Government's websites into a single site.
We've been designing biology for 10 000 years – Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Published 24 April 2013
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg discusses synthetic biology – a new field of science that could see designers creating artificial lifeforms.
Digital technology will continue to disappear – Alex Chen
Published 23 April 2013
Google Creative Lab creative director Alexander Chen explains to Dezeen how he created a digital string you can pluck like a viola.
We were the first in history to motion-capture our own sperm – Masashi Kawamura
Published 22 April 2013
Masashi Kawamura explains the process behind a television commercial he made featuring dancing sperm in an interview with Dezeen at Design Indaba 2013.
Emerging Creatives 2013
Published 19 April 2013
The 2013 Emerging Creatives programme was a huge success on the Expo floor. Here's what the designers had to say.
Christoph Niemann: Combining the expected and the unexpected in illustration
Published 18 April 2013
“The idea is very simple: you can just touch things, and things will happen.” Christoph Niemann interacts with and discusses the Petting Zoo app.
We wanted to bring the family portrait into the next century – Masashi Kawamura
Published 18 April 2013
Masashi Kawamura talks to Dezeen about the pop-up 3D photo booth he ran in Tokyo last year.
I wanted to see where sexy ends and grotesque begins – Leanie van der Vyver
Published 17 April 2013
Leanie van der Vyver speaks to Dezeen about her project "Scary Beautiful", a pair of extreme, back-to-front high heels.
We're working on a suit that becomes transparent when you lie – Daan Roosegaarde
Published 16 April 2013
Daan Roosegaarde spoke to Dezeen at DI Conference 2013 about his designs for glow-in-the-dark roads and clothing that will literally expose dishonest bankers.
Steven Heller: Graphic design to the average person is that thing that they pass every day
Published 15 April 2013
Steven Heller tells how he believes a multidisciplinary approach is essential to avoid becoming insulated and repetitive while designing.
Africa is an extraordinary opportunity – David Adjaye
Published 14 April 2013
Dezeen spoke to architect David Adjaye at Design Indaba about his relationship with Africa and why the continent provides a great opportunity for architects.
John Maeda: Creative people have to become more empowered leaders
Published 11 April 2013
John Maeda is continually trying to figure out how design, technology and the arts can intersect in meaningful ways.
Segregation was a design exercise during Apartheid
Published 11 April 2013
Richard Perez tells Dezeen about how the title of World Design Capital 2014 can help Cape Town overcome problems inherited from the Apartheid regime.
"South Africa has always had an upcycling culture"
Published 10 April 2013
Ravi Naidoo shows Dezeen the former industrial suburb of Woodstock and explains the importance of upcycling in South African design.
Africa today is a place of "renewal, regeneration & growth".
Published 09 April 2013
In the first instalment of the MINI World Tour, Ravi Naidoo takes Dezeen on a tour of Cape Town and explains why he founded the Design Indaba conference.