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For the good times
28 Nov 12
Bright, bold and distinctly South African, Ed Suter's unique brand of photography has made its way into Mr Price Home - on tea towels, cushions and more.
20Q: Lauren Mackler
8 Oct 12
For Lauren Mackler it is fundamentally important to keep going and to stay optimistic while designing.
Walking the talk
1 Oct 12
Sometimes you need to shout, other times you need to talk. But you’ve always got to walk the talk, Jens Martin Skibsted believes.
20Q: Christine Goudie
10 Sep 12
Medical product designer Christine Goudie feels there is something incredibly peaceful about crisp, cold winter days when the world seems a little more silent.
20Q: Akshat Verma
2 Sep 12
Writer and filmmaker Akshat Verma identifies himself with a sloth, crossbred with a tiger, and gives advise to wannabe screenwriters.
27 Aug 12
Read graphic design duo Karlssonwilker's thoughts on creative success, inviting Einstein and Kafka for a drink and dealing with failure.
20Q: Rahim Bhimani
6 Aug 12
Asking too many questions is a fault to which Rahim Bhimani feels quite indulgent... It certainly seems to work for this industrial designer.
Ai Weiwei: In the face of uncertain futures
25 Jul 12
Here is Paul D Miller's exclusive interview with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, as it appeared in the latest edition of Origin magazine.
20Q: Mike van Heerden
4 Jun 12
Design Indaba Expo 2012 Emerging Creative and winner of the Most Creative Stand Award answers 20 quick questions about his life and work.
20Q: Hellicar & Lewis
28 May 12
"Freedom at work is freedom from work" is a piece of creative advice that both Joel Lewis and Pete Hellicar believe to be true. The duo answer 20 questions.
20Q: Gareth Howat of Hat-trick
21 May 12
Though it makes him slightly uncomfortable, Gareth Howat of Hat-trick answers 20 questions.
20Q: Andy Cartwright
14 May 12
The 2012 Design Indaba Innovation Award winner says he's an aspiring entrepreneur with a vision. We catch up with him over 20 questions.
20Q: Nelly Ben Hayoun
10 May 12
Thrilling, creative, passionate, these are just some of the terms that could be used to describe the work of Nelly Ben Hayoun. She shares some of her quirks.
20Q: Andrew Shoben
7 May 12
Andrew Shoben on superheroes, a creative muse, sleeping routines, failure and his love of Yorkshire puddings.
20Q: Christoph Niemann
2 May 12
20 Fun questions with illustrator Christoph Niemann.
20Q: Y Tsai
23 Apr 12
"The design process is a minefield between creativity and insanity" - Y Tsai answers a couple of, sometimes unconventional, questions.
20Q: Khaya Dlanga
16 Apr 12
Khaya Dlanga – Design Indaba Conference 2012 MC and senior communications manager of content excellence for Coca-Cola SA – says our stories make us who we are.
Why Designer John Bielenberg Thinks Wrong
12 Jan 12
John Bielenberg thinks wrong. And he's changing the world, one design project at a time. Design Indaba chats to this mastermind about his creative progeny.
Design as a verb
7 Jan 12
When it comes to his job, starchitect Thomas Heatherwick doesn’t think about titles, he thinks about verbs.
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