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Design Indaba TV
Paula Scher on creativity as a small defiant act of misbehaving
"Small breakthroughs and how they came to be" was the theme for Paula Scher’s presentation at Design Indaba Conference 2013.
Daan Roosegaarde on creating techno poetry
“I’m a hippie with a business plan”, says artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde on his approach to design, making what he calls “techno poetry”.
Daniel Charny on the action of designing
At Design Indaba Conference 2013, Daniel Charny inspires future “makers”, explores unconventional ways of presenting content and talks about “fixing”.
Pieter-Jan Pieters on using human movement to compose music
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Pieter-Jan Pieters makes digital music using his body parts as the instruments.
In Studio With
John Maeda on design thinking and creative leadership
Published 07 January 2014
Artist, graphic designer and educator John Maeda talks about the exchange between design thinking and creative leadership at 2013 Design Indaba Conference.
Published 06 January 2014
Meet four typographers who’s work goes beyond just the art and technique of arranging type to make language visible, to conveying cultural messages of its own.
Shaping our spaces and cities
Published 01 January 2014
Architects design the habitats we dwell in. We feature four thought-provoking talks on approaches to the challenges our times present to the built environment.
Where virtual and real worlds meet
Published 28 December 2013
In an ever-increasing digital world, many designers explore the coalface where virtual and physical realities converge. We feature four future-forward talks.
Sir John Hegarty on challenging the status quo
Published 25 December 2013
“It’s our job to get out there and fight for great ideas; it’s creative people that will make the change," Sir John Hegarty said at Design Indaba Conference.
Leanie van der Vyver on testing the line between sexy and grotesque
Published 05 December 2013
What lies beyond the projection of perfection? How far can we push notions of beauty, before it becomes grotesque? Leanie van der Vyver asks these questions.
Seymour Chwast on God, sex and war
Published 04 December 2013
At Design Indaba Conference, renowned graphic designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast speaks about his compulsion to draw.
Louise Fili on typography and gastronomy
Published 30 November 2013
Louise Fili believes designers need to have their own creative projects to find their design voice. She draws much of her inspiration from Italy and eating.
Marian Bantjes & Jessica Hische on becoming (and staying) successful
Published 27 November 2013
At Design Indaba Conference 2013, Marian Bantjes and Jessica Hische speak about being accused of “ripping each other off”.
Steven Heller on how an addiction developed into a calling
Published 20 November 2013
Graphic designer Steven Heller chronicles how his addictive collection of objects leads to the subject matter for his books.
Christoph Niemann on the tension between his inner artist and his inner editor
Published 14 November 2013
Renowned illustrator and creator of the popular Petting Zoo app, Christoph Niemann talks about his work and process at Design Indaba Conference 2013.
Asif Khan on creating experiences determined by those who experience them
Published 06 November 2013
At Design Indaba Conference 2013 Asif Khan questions the future of architecture and whether it can be "lightweight, simple and intuitive”.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg on shaping the future through design
Published 30 October 2013
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg uses Synthetic Biology to look at a conflict between a bacterial world of the future and the antibacterial world of today.
Martí Guixé on food karaoke, edible objects and techno-tapas
Published 24 October 2013
At Design Indaba Conference 2013 Martí Guixé shows us how to eat pasta with your fingers and lollipops without your hands.
Matthew Carter on untypical typefaces
Published 16 October 2013
In his talk at Design Indaba 2013, type designer Matthew Carter gives insight into the creation of unusual typefaces.
David Adjaye on evolving typologies in architecture
Published 02 October 2013
At Design Indaba Conference 2013, David Adjaye highlighted the importance of architecture responding to various environments.
Wael Morcos on using typography to preserve language
Published 25 September 2013
Wael Morcos explains how typography can be used to give a new meaning to something that might otherwise be generic.
Bland Hoke and Howard Chambers on cities working for people.
Published 20 September 2013
Bland Hoke and Howard Chambers explore how design can transform cities, making them more dynamic and turning them into real community assets.
Nelly Ben Hayoun: Design is all about passion and ambition
Published 19 September 2013
At Design Indaba Conference 2013, Nelly Ben Hayoun chats to Michael Bierut about her project The International Space Orchestra.
Marguerite Humeau on reviving prehistoric creatures
Published 12 September 2013
Marguerite Humeau explores, through design, the possibility of reconnecting and communicating with unreachable life forms.