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Experience designer Nelly Ben Hayoun on colonising Mars with the worms from hell
• Duration: 00:47:34
26 Jul 17
In her Design Indaba Conference talk she introduces us to her project called The Life, the Sea and the Space Viking.
Ayse Birsel on designing a meaningful future for yourself
• Duration: 00:20:02
24 Jul 17
The award-winning designer talks about applying design processes to our daily lives.
Filmmakers Lernert & Sander address piracy in the creative industry
• Duration: 00:35:03
21 Jul 17
Their approach to their talk at the Design Indaba Conference 2017 was no different to their stunningly cheeky designs.
Chris Sheldrick’s what3words is redefining the global address system
• Duration: 00:19:31
19 Jul 17
Making the world a less frustrating, more efficient and safer place.
Unwind: Music as an alternative to traditional medicine
• Duration: 00:22:12
17 Jul 17
Marko Ahtisaari presents Unwind, a global experiment in drug-free ways to treat physical and mental health.
Punk designer Kate Moross on breaking the rules and rebelling against polarities
• Duration: 00:39:01
14 Jul 17
On the Design Indaba Conference stage, the multi-tasking creative discusses her unconventional approach to design.
Jabu Nadia Newman talks about the importance of womxn in film
• Duration: 00:18:08
13 Jul 17
“My design method is film, specifically telling stories through images.”
Growing mushrooms in camel dung to raise planetary chickens
• Duration: 00:27:55
12 Jul 17
Belgian chicken artist Koen Vanmechelen and Zimbabwean activist Chido Govera talk about the Planetary Community Chicken Project at Design Indaba 2017.
Yinka Ilori on telling stories through furniture design
• Duration: 00:20:30
10 Jul 17
“If the chair you are sitting on could tell your story, would it be a dangerous or good thing?”
Winy Maas on innovating into the future of architecture
• Duration: 00:40:08
5 Jul 17
The Dutch architect chats about how he is unlocking the potential of buildings in overcrowded cities.
Airbnb is tapping into its network to help resettle refugees
• Duration: 00:33:20
1 Jun 17
Co-Founder & CPO Joe Gebbia announces that over 16,000 Airbnb hosts have already signed up to host refugees for free.
Kyla Philander on using empathy as a design tool
• Duration: 00:05:42
26 Apr 17
This South African storyteller, musician and videographer looks to creativity as a positive outlet for violence, hurt and low self-esteem.
Dutch designer Vera de Pont on making fashion sustainable and DIY
• Duration: 00:08:29
24 Apr 17
She believes fashion could be downloadable and open source where designers become facilitators that guide the customer instead of being in control.
Christian Benimana on architecture that serves the community
• Duration: 00:24:23
19 Apr 17
In his talk, Benimana asks a series of questions about the capabilities of the built environment: can a building heal, can a neonatal ward celebrate childhood?
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