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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.”
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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