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Designer Ayse Birsel on the importance of making time for creativity
• Duration: 00:03:08
24 Jul 17
“Design the life you love, then go and live it!”
London-based experience designer on the University of the Underground
• Duration: 00:02:35
26 Jul 17
Nelly Ben Hayoun teaches students how to engineer situations, to design experiences and challenge structures of power.
Grace Jun on studying human behaviour to sharpen design choices
• Duration: 00:03:20
28 Jul 17
“Designers should spend more time on things they’re uncomfortable with, particularly if it’s in the sciences of mathematics, engineering and even writing.”
Dokter and Misses on bringing their weird dream to life on stage
• Duration: 00:02:45
1 Aug 17
The design duo, along with their collaborators, ensured this year's Design Indaba Conference opening talk was a theatrical feat.
The making of Taputti and the Sea with Kaja Dahl and Agata Karolina
• Duration: 00:03:30
2 Aug 17
We follow the product designer and perfumer behind this scent design project as they epitomise the nature of Cape Town in fragrant form.
Inspiration and digital storytelling with designer Pauline Saglio
• Duration: 00:03:51
4 Aug 17
The ECAL lecturer’s passion and profession combines photography, graphic design and media and interaction design.
Marina Willer on the importance of creativity in changing the world for the better
• Duration: 00:03:16
10 Aug 17
"I like to use my creativity to change the world a little bit," says the filmmaker and graphic designer.
Marcus Engman on the value of curiosity and IKEA’s first African collaboration
• Duration: 00:03:01
14 Aug 17
IKEA's head of design chats with us about their upcoming African design collection created with Design Indaba, as well as the vision that drives his company.
Talking odd interplay with information and ephemeral tech with Tea Uglow
• Duration: 00:01:59
17 Aug 17
As technology becomes more functional, does it become less human-centric?
Isabel Mager on how the making of tech devices carry untold human value
• Duration: 00:02:53
18 Aug 17
This designer explores design mechanisms broadly and how they affect culture and way of life.
Stefan Diez on the importance of craftsmanship and pushing boundaries in design
• Duration: 00:02:25
21 Aug 17
“Design is always done really outstandingly if it takes little effort to reach very far," says the industrial designer.
Blinky Bill talks socially conscious music and breaking free of genre constraints
• Duration: 00:03:13
23 Aug 17
The former Just a Band frontman gets in depth about the power of music.
Empathy and fact in Ekene Ijeoma’s emotive projects
• Duration: 00:02:55
25 Aug 17
The US-based interdisciplinary designer’s Refugee Map looks outside the frames of a global crisis.
Carina Bonse on developing the Swimming In It campaign to new heights
• Duration: 00:02:14
30 Aug 17
The Global Grad chatted with us about the challenges of educating the masses about Cape Town’s less than pristine beaches.
Isis Schiffer’s EcoHelmet might get even more people interested in bike sharing
1 Sep 17
The Pratt Institute design graduate spoke at Design Indaba Conference 2017.
Airbnb co-founder on designing Olympic-sized trust between strangers
• Duration: 00:00:00
8 Sep 17
Joe Gebbia, co-founder and chief product officer at Airbnb chats to us on the role of design in their success.
Comms designer Arjun Harrison-Mann on dialogue, design and activism
12 Sep 17
When the UK cut benefits to disabled people, this RCA graduate found a way to give those affected their own platform.
Winy Maas on the future of cities
• Duration: 00:04:31
14 Sep 17
In case you’ve ever wondered how architecture combined with engineering and design can impact the future of cities.
There's more to a chair, says Yinka Ilori who uses furniture as a vessel
• Duration: 00:03:33
15 Sep 17
"...chairs contribute to a sense of belonging and community. People know it’s not from Nigeria, but it’s associated with people who are African. It’s ours.”
On making meaningful work, rebranding a country
• Duration: 00:03:22
20 Sep 17
"Design is not about designing a nice logo and putting some nice colours on it," said award-winning designer Nathan Reddy.
Kate Moross on her unorthodox approach to work and what she considers good design
• Duration: 00:03:47
20 Sep 17
The multi-talented creative talks starting a business and what makes her visual style different.
Africa could be the leapfrog continent, says Sir David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:03:24
21 Sep 17
The way we’re designing cities is changing. Here’s some advice from a leading architect at the inaugural Design Commons.
This Belgian-Zimbabwean concept uses mushrooms as a bridge when crossbreeding chicken and camelids
• Duration: 00:04:30
21 Sep 17
What do you get when you combine a mushroom, chicken and a camel? We talk to Koen Vanmechelen and Chido Govera about their planetary community chicken project.
Craig Dykers and Thomas Chapman discuss the Arch for Arch
• Duration: 00:02:24
22 Sep 17
"This project represents the power and strength of the people who overcame odds," says Dykers.
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