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Javier Mariscal on what creativity can do – a puppet show
• Duration: 00:39:05
19 Aug 11
Javier Mariscal asks and then shows, with live animation, what creativity can do.
Robert Wong: How Google is adding humanity to technology
• Duration: 00:46:51
18 Aug 11
Robert Wong shows how Google is positively impacting people’s lives by adding humanity to technology.
• Duration: 00:10:39
15 Aug 11
Fashion designer Sonja Baumel talks about growing clothes out of the bacteria on your skin.
Michael Edwards on incentivising kids by turning it into a game
• Duration: 00:09:24
12 Aug 11
Michael Edwards talks about incentivising kids by turning it into a game.
Zapiro and Thierry Cassuto on satire and ZA News
• Duration: 00:42:14
2 Aug 11
ZA News is the result of a long-term collaboration between political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro (aka Zapiro), and producer Thierry Cassuto.
Oliver Hermanus on his film "Shirley Adams"
• Duration: 00:07:31
1 Aug 11
Filmmaker Oliver Hermanus talks about the construction of characters for his film "Shirley Adams".
• Duration: 00:06:29
27 Jul 11
ECAL graduate Tomas Kral talks about designing a luxury tea set for his graduation project and integrating craft and industrial design.
Stefan G Bucher
• Duration: 00:44:08
27 Jul 11
While his brain may not be a team player, Stefan G Bucher works to get out of his head.
Thomas Thwaites on making a toaster from scratch
• Duration: 00:08:55
22 Jul 11
Royal College of Art graduate Thomas Thwaites investigates how one would go about making a toaster from scratch.
Design guru Bruce Nussbaum means business
• Duration: 00:45:00
21 Jul 11
Design is a powerful tool for adding economic and social value to business, says Bruce Nussbaum.
"Design Samurai" Manabu Mizuno on the possibilities of design
• Duration: 00:31:56
13 Jul 11
Manabu Mizuno likes to refer to himself as a design samurai, in a very positive sense.
William Drenttel on design's global impact
• Duration: 00:39:28
13 Jul 11
Promoting social entrepreneurship and applying design innovation to impact the world is what creativity is about for the William Drenttel (1953-2013).
Harry Pearce on useful uselessness in graphic design
• Duration: 00:44:23
7 Jul 11
Conundrums, dreams and fluttering butterflies. Harry Pearce talks about his graphic design process.
Mark Shuttleworth on the benefits of open-source
• Duration: 00:37:37
6 Jul 11
South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth talks about the Ubuntu Project, a free, open-source Linux-based operating system.
Francis Kéré: African architecture should stop copying the West
• Duration: 00:32:02
30 Jun 11
African architecture should stop copying the West, engage the real needs of the people and regard the environment, says Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Wooster Collective and Faith47 on street art
• Duration: 00:44:16
12 Apr 11
Street art is about activism and intervention and should be embraced and celebrated, says Wooster Collective and Faith47.
Ronan Bouroullec on design hits and disasters
• Duration: 00:46:40
5 Apr 11
The French designer gets candid about their most popular pieces and reveals which designs bombed.
Martin Kruger on urban architectural projects in Cape Town
• Duration: 00:43:04
30 Mar 11
Architect Martin Kruger talks about urban architectural projects in and around Cape Town.
Tord Boontje on nature and creativity
• Duration: 00:35:53
29 Mar 11
Design is intricately linked to making, creativity and the future says Tord Boontje.
Handspring Puppet Company: Engineers of emotions
• Duration: 00:28:08
3 Mar 11
Handspring Puppet Company believe that puppeteers are engineers of emotions.
Taku Satoh on packaging design
• Duration: 00:49:35
9 Feb 11
Taku Satoh talks about retaining packaging design elements that characterise a product.
• Duration: 00:47:33
2 Feb 11
Henning Rasmuss talks about the SharpCity project that celebrates and promotes South African architecture.
• Duration: 00:29:35
26 Jan 11
Lara Bohinc talks about classicism in relation to the ongoing quest for all things new and contemporary.
Ross Chowles on how to run your own ad agency
• Duration: 00:32:35
19 Jan 11
Ross Chowles talks about how to start and run your own advertising agency.
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