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5 Innovations that broke the mould in 2018
18 Dec 18
Pioneers in their fields, these innovations were made to provide new solutions to old problems.
The Socio-Technical City combats the key challenges of our future cities
14 Dec 18
UNStudio designs a speculative cityscape for The Hague, aimed to address rapid urban growth and sustainability.
Could self-examination rape kits curb sexual violence in Kenya?
7 Dec 18
A team of researchers are developing a tool much like a tampon that rape survivors can apply themselves after an attack.
Design Indaba 2019 presents: Architecture driven by social responsibility
5 Dec 18
From Mariam Kamara to Dong Ping-Wong, the 2019 Design Indaba Conference will host a list of renowned architects.
Fight against malaria needs combination of innovative science and communities
28 Nov 18
One promising solution includes reducing the population of malaria mosquitoes through genetic modification to help reach the target of ending transmission.
Frame Lab aims to catalyse the future of interior design
21 Nov 18
The event will takes place over two days and explore innovation in retail, hospitality, shows, institutions, work and residences.
Making sense of Ghana’s built environment with architect Alice Asafu-Adjaye
16 Nov 18
Design needs to be driven more by people’s needs and less by ego, says the architect.
Lucas De Man uses art to help bring more social cohesion to our cities
14 Nov 18
His latest project called EYE humanises the anonymous city by giving it eyes and offering visitors new perspectives.
Design is what combines technology and biology in Markus Kayser's work
7 Nov 18
The 16 robots, including the design system to control them, were developed by researchers who work at the intersection of biotechnology and design.
Rodrigo Garcia Gonzales wants to make packaging disappear
25 Oct 18
The Design Indaba 2019 speaker is the co-founder of Skipping Rocks Lab – the company behind the biodegradable water-filled bead to replace plastic bottles.
The Frame Awards 2019 will honour the world’s best interiors
23 Oct 18
The international jury includes former Design Indaba speaker, Yinka Ilori.
Unscrambling Africa photo project reveals the Africa beyond the slums and safaris
18 Oct 18
Photographer Mutua Matheka launched his project to show the complex beauty of African cities.
Close Distance explores the divide between Bangladeshi women of different classes
12 Oct 18
"While maidservants make the bed and dust the sofa day in and day out, they are not expected to sit or lie on them.”
Filmmaker and photographer Senay Berhe's unbounded approach to creativity
11 Oct 18
“I see myself as a tool to create. So what you put in, is what you get out. If I am doing well or doing something I love I feel that will be what comes out."
AGI Open Mexico ends on a fun, moving and experimental note
9 Oct 18
Sarah Snaith takes us through the highlights of this year's conference which was recently held in Mexico City.
Hannah Barry has helped to revolutionise the art scene in Peckham, South London
3 Oct 18
Now the gallerist and curator will be joining us on stage at next year’s Design Indaba Conference.
Meet the three nominees for the Future Food Design Awards
26 Sep 18
They were selected out of 50 entries from 30 different countries.
AGI Open México City speakers contemplate design on 'the other side'
25 Sep 18
Alejandro Paul, Alejandro Magallanes, Flávia Nalon and Fábio Prata on how they will broach the topic in their talks this week.
This Guinea Bissau artist uses his art to draw attention to social injustice
24 Sep 18
"Design should be used as a tool to improve lives and harmonise situations,” says artist Nu Barreto.
A' Design Awards & Competition is calling for submissions
20 Sep 18
The awards aim to highlight, advertise and advocate good design, designers and design-oriented companies.
Harnessing the power of urine
20 Sep 18
Researchers designed a cheaper, more efficient way to generate power from organic waste.
Indelibl wants to make art by Africans more accessible
17 Sep 18
Both online and offline, the platform is committed to taking art beyond the gallery space.
On designing spaces with people's mental health in mind
11 Sep 18
Siphilele Magagula on life after her conceptual Empathy Museum, fundraising to continue her studies and creating more spaces that heal.
Here's why the changing advertising agency hasn't scared David Droga
24 Aug 18
“Logical people make the world go round, but creative people make it worth living in.”
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