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25 Mar 14
Graham Reynolds has written scores for trash trucks, designed sound for meals and at Design Indaba Conference 2014 he gave the audience a Texas soundtrack.
89plus | Jody Brand
23 Mar 14
Another Africa's Missla Libsekal chats to 89plus artist Jody Brand after her presentation at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
89plus | Haroon Gunn-Salie
22 Mar 14
Another Africa's Missla Libsekal chats to 89plus artist Haroon Gunn-Salie after his presentation at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
DJ Stout: Big Texas, a sense of place
• Duration: 00:06:46
20 Mar 14
Pentagram partner and graphic designer DJ Stout believes that designers should retain a sense of place in order to be relevant in a global context.
Play Play Pattern
19 Mar 14
Deánne Viljoen and Renée Rossouw fuse their respective talents for furniture and pattern design to create a new collection of furniture for De Steyl.
89plus | Kyla Philander
16 Mar 14
Another Africa's Missla Libsekal chats to 89plus artist Kyla Philander after her presentation at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
89plus | Bogosi Sekhukhuni
15 Mar 14
Another Africa's Missla Libsekal chats to 89plus artist Bogosi Sekhukhuni after his presentation at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Thomas Heatherwick: Designing the new Silo project
• Duration: 00:06:12
13 Mar 14
Thomas Heatherwick unveiled his design for the conversion of the Grain Silo in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town into the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.
The Street Store
• Duration: 00:05:00
10 Mar 14
Founded in January 2014, The Street Store by Max Pazak and Kayli Levitan is a platform that brings dignity to how people who live on the street receive clothes.
Designing better, together with OpenIDEO
7 Mar 14
How might we make low-income urban areas safer and more empowering for women and girls? This is a challenge currently running on OpenIDEO.
Of processes and prototypes
5 Mar 14
Several stands at Design Indaba Expo gave visitors insight into the prototyping and production process. We chat to JesseJames about their interactive stand.
Michel Rojkind at Design Indaba 2014
• Duration: 00:02:09
27 Feb 14
Mexican architect Michel Rojkind talks about his experience at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Sponsored content: MTN's NekNomination gives free Wikipedia access
• Duration: 00:03:10
20 Feb 14
In response to a NekNomination, MTN has become the first in the country to provide free Wikipedia access across its network.
The Backup Singers Can Be Divas, Too
15 Feb 14
Larry Rohter of The Carpetbagger – The awards season blog of The New York Times – speaks to "20 Feet from Stardom" director Morgan Neville.
Margot Janse: Chefs need to find their own food language
• Duration: 00:02:51
13 Feb 14
In this interview award-winning chef Margot Janse tells us about the origin of food and how it plays a large role in the dishes she creates.
David Higgs: The chef’s role is so much bigger than just food
• Duration: 00:02:10
12 Feb 14
David Higgs is set to bring the grungy urban side of food to Design Indaba Conference 2014.
The vintage guru of Namibia
9 Feb 14
Blogger Vanessa Grall of Messy Nessy Chic chats to the vintage guru of Namibia.
3 Feb 14
Director Karin Fong talks to Design Indaba about the design of the mesmerising title sequence of "Black Sails" – a TV series launched on 25 January in the US.
Karin Fong: Film as an immersive and emotional medium
• Duration: 00:06:11
27 Jan 14
Design Indaba TV catches up with director Karin Fong in Cape Town, South Africa. She tells of her latest projects and shares advice for would-be directors.
20 Jan 14
Dutch designer Reny van der Kamp questions and redefines design in "Utensils", a book based on documenting a Malawian family's life through their utensils.
Shubhankar Ray: Brand DNA and unexpected combinations
• Duration: 00:07:40
16 Jan 14
G-Star RAW recently hosted their first RAW Night in Cape Town, South Africa. Design Indaba chats to G-Star global brand director Shubhankar Ray.
13 Jan 14
Industrial designer Earl Steward explores the possibilities of multi-material 3D printing that allows for footwear to be tailored to the individual.
8 Jan 14
Katherine-Mary Pichulik is the creative mind and maker behind Pichulik. Design Indaba chats to her about her journey and telling stories through jewellery.
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