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Expressing solidarity through design
In the wake of #blackouttuesday we look to the everyday work needed to right the social wrongs.
9 Jun 20
Design hacks for the new normal
Taking a leaf out of hack’s own book, we’re finding ways to thrive by seeking out design solutions from around the world.
2 Jun 20
Africa Day 2020
We look to a wealth of African thinkers who are improving the world through creativity.
24 May 20
Are you socially acceptable?
New distancing norms in life after lockdown demand that we reinvent the way we socialize, especially as this mode may remain in place indefinitely.
19 May 20
Why we should recalibrate the future
With the pandemic throwing wasteful ways into sharp relief, we’ve all had to step back and recalibrate.
12 May 20
Hope heroes from across the globe
DON'T WORRY (TOO MUCH), BE HAPPY.
5 May 20
Can design solve for a pandemic?
The design community has rallied behind the cause, delivering a volley of rapid-fire solutions to help combat COVID-19.
28 Apr 20
The future may be virtual, but will it be good?
Join us as we highlight innovation and impact driven by virtuality and digital tech.
21 Apr 20
Quarantine Playlists: Weekly dose of inspiration from past Design Indaba speakers
Missed any of our earlier playlists? Catch up with our curated collections here.
17 Apr 20
The art of being here now
We’re taking the ultimate journey – one of self-exploration – to equip ourselves with know-how for now.
15 Apr 20
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