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Naoto Fukusawa on why objects shouldn’t stand out too much (trailer)
30 Jan 15
Objects are merely interfaces, says the Japanese industrial designer. It's humans that are at the centre of the design process.
Stefan van Biljon: Unearthing the urban unknown
• Duration: 00:07:36
28 Jan 15
This Cape Town and New York-trained architect talks about uncovering the invisible forces that influence our relationships with our cities.
Stefan van Biljon: Unearthing the urban unknown (trailer)
25 Jan 15
Architect Stefan van Biljon presents two projects in which he attempts to uncover the invisible forces that influence our relationships to our cities.
Clive Wilkinson reimagines the workplace as a playground
• Duration: 00:38:45
22 Jan 15
In this talk from Design Indaba Conference 2014, architect Clive Wilkinson describes the proliferation of workspaces that foster a sense of community and play.
Kyla Philander on using empathy as a design tool (trailer)
20 Jan 15
Cape Town-based musician, storyteller and videographer Kyla Philander outlines her journey into creativity.
Clive Wilkinson on playing at work (trailer)
18 Jan 15
South African-born architect Clive Wilkinson on how all work and no play makes for a dull office.
Margot Janse and David Higgs on their culinary trajectories
• Duration: 00:36:24
15 Jan 15
Kitchen cowboys and 'kapokbos': These rock star South African chefs tell their stories and talk about what fine dining can be.
Issa Diabaté on designing the future of urban Africa
• Duration: 00:17:22
14 Jan 15
This Ivorian architect believes that designing with a broad vision makes all things possible.
Teshia Treuhaft on how a dancer helped her be a better designer
• Duration: 00:07:44
13 Jan 15
This graduate of Rhode Island School of Design designed a series of inventive chairs that respond to the movement of the human body.
Margot Janse and David Higgs on their culinary trajectories (trailer)
11 Jan 15
These multi-award winning, critically revered South African gourmets talk about the chef’s role in creating an experience, not just a dish.
Jake Barton on how to create meaningful interactions through technology
• Duration: 00:44:03
8 Jan 15
Moments of "wow": media and interaction designer Jake Barton uses technology to enhance experiential learning.
Issa Diabaté on designing the future of urban Africa (trailer)
7 Jan 15
This Ivorian architect believes that independence, innovation, volunteer work and personal investment must characterise African architecture of tomorrow.
Teshia Treuhaft on how a dancer helped her be a better designer (trailer)
6 Jan 15
Observing a dancer's movements helped this Rhode Island School of Design graduate rethink the basic structure of a chair.
Jake Barton on how to create meaningful interactions through technology (trailer)
5 Jan 15
The interaction designer behind the 9/11 Memorial & Museum shares his insights into creating technological interfaces that engage in unexpected ways.
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