Take Five

Matali Crasset's firsthand account of her workshop with weavers in Zimbabwe was the most click-worthy feature on designindaba.com.
Take Five
Take Five


French designer Matali Crasset gives us a first-person account of her time spent with Zimbabwean weavers developing baskets based on the iconic shape of the gourd. Read her story. 


Fashion designer Akosua Afriyie-Kumi left Ghana to study in London but chose to return home afterwards to set up her own accessories brand. She tells us why in this African Report. 


Tom Hulme, founder of open innovation platform OpenIDEO, tells us why we have to stop being afraid of technology. Watch the trailer or the full talk from our 2014 Conference. 


We caught up with jewellery designer Lara Bohinc in London, where she launched her first interior products made with large-scale producers. Watch our video interview with her.


Nick Finney, founder and creative director of NB Studio, ponders the role of time itself in producing "timeless design". Read his opinion piece. 

Watch the Talk with Tom Hulme

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