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The Delicate Bracelet named Most Beautiful Object in South Africa
The winner of the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa was announced at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference.
5 Mar 20
Highlights from Day 3 of Design Indaba 2020
The final day of the Design Indaba Conference concluded with speaker talks from Jeanne Gang, Rick Brim and Natsai Audrey Chieza.
1 Mar 20
Highlights from Day 2 of Design Indaba 2020
Design Indaba continued into Day 2 and here's what you might have missed!
28 Feb 20
Highlights from Day 1 of Design Indaba 2020
Here's what you might have missed from the annual Design Indaba Conference.
26 Feb 20
Celebrate 25 years of Design Indaba with us
Tickets are on sale now, here is everything you need to know.
23 Feb 20
Afrofuturist and speaker alumnus Sunu Gonera returns to Design Indaba 2020 by way of Hollywood
Sunu Gonera returns to Design Indaba to share his unique vision of Afrofuturism and bring the #DI2020 audience up to speed with his stellar career trajectory.
22 Feb 20
It's HERE! #DI2020 speaker programme announced
Come experience the magic! Here’s your 3-Day programme for the 2020 Design Indaba Conference.
21 Feb 20
Branding powerhouse| Design Indaba 2020 speaker and alumnus Jakob Trollbäck designs for sustainability
Founder of both the branding and design studio Trollbäck returned to the Design Indaba 2020 stage.
21 Feb 20
Food for thought| Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen to share culinary business advice with Nightschool attendees
Book your tickets now!
20 Feb 20
Material difference | Design Indaba 2020 speaker Elissa Brunato’s bio-iridescent sequins dazzle sustainably
Leveraging the power of biotechnology, Elissa Brunato has created sequins that harness the power of cellulose.
19 Feb 20
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