Shunji Yamanaka on designing to make people happy

Shunji Yamanaka discusses the contact point between art and science.

Watch the Trailer

From the Series

Download options

Award-winning industrial designer Shunji Yamanaka believes that the conflict between the scientist and artist inside him gives rise to groundbreaking ideas and designs. Yamanaka discloses, “the moment design happens is a result of the intricate madness of art meeting the guided rationality of science”. Here he speaks about various robots he has created including the Ephyra, seen as a mechanical artwork and the Halluc II, an experiment into how cars could move in the future. 

Watch all the talks from Design Indaba Conference on your tablet or smart phone while you're on the go.

Download the Design Indaba App here: