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Behind a décor design brand in the small town of Stellenbosch
26 Nov 15
Mia Danieli tells us why sustainability and natural materials form the heart of Mia Mélange.
Painter Titus Schade finds inspiration in Leipzig – a post-industrial city described as an artist’s paradise
24 Sep 15
Freunde von Freunden is taken on a personal tour of Titus Schade’s studio and creative hotspots in his hometown.
Andrey Grishko and Shay Nifusi set up shop in Israel's creative coastal city
1 Sep 15
Freunde von Freunden talk to enterprising industrial designers Andrey Grishko and Shay Nifusi about starting their own creative studio in Tel Aviv.
ByALEX: purity by design
3 Jul 15
Purist functionality and a pared-down aesthetic are key ingredients in Alex Swain’s decisively simple product designs.
Margo Selby's pageantry of pattern
16 Jun 15
Kent-based textile designer Margo Selby weaves her magic using age-old threading techniques.
Blowing up walls for the sake of art
8 Jun 15
Portuguese graffiti artist Alexandre Farto hammers his point home quite literally – with a drill, hammer and chisel. That’s when he’s not using explosives.
The banal becomes bold in Martina Paukova's illustrations
5 May 15
We talk to Slovakian illustrator Martina Paukova about her vibrant interpretations of everyday life in the first of our WeTransfer Featured Artist series.
Q&A: Ng’endo Mukii
4 May 15
The filmmaker on why she fell in love with drawing and how “Yellow Fever” has catapulted her to the attention of the world.
Si Maclennan channels Sol Lewitt
4 May 15
For his first solo show, "Geometcentricity", Cape Town illustrator Si Maclennan was inspired by the American artist famous for his geometric minimalism.
An avant-garde approach to macramé
24 Apr 15
Wire, plastic, string – Lukhanyo Mdingi is not afraid to use unusual materials in his fashion design. He tells us about his latest material exploration.
#cocreateSA calls on designers again
21 Apr 15
The Dutch government goes for impact with a second project linking innovators from South Africa and the Netherlands to solve local challenges.
A sci-fi journey through post-apocalyptic Ethiopia
8 Apr 15
The movie “Crumbs” is a surreal love story written and directed by a Spaniard, filmed in Ethiopia with an all-local cast. Is this the future of globalisation?
An interview with Stanley Hainsworth of Tether – Designboom
25 Mar 15
During Design Indaba 2015 Designboom spoke to Stanley Hainsworth, the founder and creative director of Tether.
Tasting the creative process
24 Mar 15
Bubblegum spaceships, an idea kitchen and food as performance art. Emilie Baltz's job is so Willy Wonka one has no idea how she crafts a career out of it.
Roy Choi takes gourmet fast food to the streets – Designboom
23 Mar 15
Roy Choi, co-founder of Kogi BBQ trucks, has revolutionised food truck culture by bringing gourmet cooking to the masses, reports Designboom.
Head, hands and heart
23 Mar 15
"Craft art", says author Elbé Coetsee, heralds the merging of "art" and "craft" as makers bring a conceptual approach to traditional handmade techniques.
From all angles
6 Mar 15
Cape Town-based architect and artist Lars Fischedick's work tests the boundaries of where it begins and ends.
"It's the end of fashion as we know it," says Li Edelkoort
6 Mar 15
Fashion is dead, trend forecaster Li Edelkoort has declared. Dezeen editor Marcus Fairs interviews Li Edelkoort.
Casey Neistat at Design Indaba
4 Mar 15
We interview the self-taught filmmaker, who sees YouTube and Snapchat as ideal forms of distribution
Playing with clay
28 Feb 15
In this interview, we chat with Catherine Ash about ceramics in the contemporary age.
Paul du Toit public artwork unveiling in Cape Town
27 Feb 15
We interview Lorette du Toit about her husband's bronze sculpture and bench being unveiled on 28 February 2015, on the corner of Bree and Shortmarket Streets.
Behind Adjaye's facades
22 Feb 15
Oliver Hardt, director of "David Adjaye - Collaborations" at Design Indaba FilmFest, on getting to know the architect's work through the eyes of others.
#MakeChange: Imparting design wisdom in shifts
18 Feb 15
The Shift is making change one sustainable design at a time with tutorial films and toolkits for communities in need.
Reflections on design
16 Feb 15
In this exclusive interview, Jennifer Bradley reveals how her hunt for a mirror was the start of her brand Damn Good Looking.
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