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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Naoto Fukusawa on why objects shouldn’t stand out too much
• Duration: 00:40:18
3 Feb 15
The Japanese industrial designer believes successful designs are things we interact with naturally and inevitably, without thinking.
Scholten & Baijings on thinking in colour
• Duration: 00:22:34
5 Feb 15
Stefan Scholten talks about the design philosophy behind the Amsterdam-based firm he runs with his wife, Scholten & Baijings.
More than a chair
• Duration: 00:54:02
13 Feb 15
A Danish delegation spoke at Design Indaba Conference 2014 on designing "like you give a damn".
Hella Jongerius: I am a design pastor
• Duration: 00:39:53
17 Apr 15
The Dutch designer outlines six guiding principles for designers to embrace in order to regain a holistic approach to their work.
William Kentridge on peripheral thinking
• Duration: 00:52:54
3 Jun 15
South Africa’s foremost artist demonstrates how productive procrastination is at the heart of his creative process.
Shubhankar Ray on how brands can survive in the 21st century
• Duration: 00:34:41
9 Jun 15
Content is king but no one explains why quite like Shubhankar Ray, who re-engineered the brands of Camper, Levis and G-Star.
Roy Choi on moving on from losing his job to starting a street food revolution
• Duration: 00:37:41
18 Jun 15
“We started [outside nightclubs] at midnight, serving this taco which tasted like the city.”
Dan Wieden on why Wieden+Kennedy will never sell out
• Duration: 00:28:57
24 Jun 15
The co-founder of Wieden+Kennedy says the secret of its success lies in its creative culture of chaos.
Carla Kreuser on why designing by hand still matters
• Duration: 00:06:51
1 Jul 15
Carla Kreuser pulled herself away from her computer screen and went back to basics, illustrating and binding an entire book by hand.
Stefano Giovannoni on how design is an expression of historical events
• Duration: 00:33:52
9 Jul 15
The maestro of industrial design draws a parallel between product design and major cultural and economic movements.
Robbie Brozin on art, creativity and chicken
• Duration: 00:35:02
14 Jul 15
Nando’s co-founder Robbie Brozin emphasizes the global fast-food chain’s relationship with local South African art and design.
The Workers on the power of digital interactions
• Duration: 00:33:19
21 Jul 15
The Workers is a London-based digital design studio that challenges expectations of what is possible in the digital realm.
Selly Raby Kane on otherworldly fashion in Dakar
• Duration: 00:19:16
27 Jul 15
Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane is going beyond regular aesthetics and redefining the creative energy in Dakar.
Sindiso Khumalo on the love affair with her ancestry in her textiles
• Duration: 00:11:19
4 Aug 15
The fashion designer draws from her Zulu inheritance in the design of her contemporary fashion collections.
Tyler Pratt on designing simple things to solve everyday needs
• Duration: 00:05:25
11 Aug 15
Carleton University industrial design graduate Tyler Pratt makes simple, elegant products that solve everyday needs.
The late Larry Harvey on the creation of Burning Man Festival
• Duration: 00:25:20
25 Aug 15
It's Burning Man this week. The festival's 2018 iteration takes place between 25 August and 3 September. We look back at the founder's Design Indaba Talk.
Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana on how purpose drives creativity and change
• Duration: 00:38:18
1 Sep 15
Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana unpack the belief system that’s behind their award-winning ad agency, Joe Public.
The texture of racism & slavery in the United States – a talk by Tia Blassingame
• Duration: 00:08:44
8 Sep 15
"I made a headscarf that talks about the accumulation of wealth through slavery, as the black body as gold but also seeming worthless."
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