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Branding powerhouse| Design Indaba 2020 speaker and alumnus Jakob Trollbäck designs for sustainability
Founder of both the branding and design studio Trollbäck returned to the Design Indaba 2020 stage.
21 Feb 20
Food for thought| Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen to share culinary business advice with Nightschool attendees
Book your tickets now!
20 Feb 20
Material difference | Design Indaba 2020 speaker Elissa Brunato’s bio-iridescent sequins dazzle sustainably
Leveraging the power of biotechnology, Elissa Brunato has created sequins that harness the power of cellulose.
19 Feb 20
Greening architecture | Design Indaba 2020 Speaker Kathryn Larsen thatches with seaweed
Bio-based designer and architectural technologist Kathryn Larsen is looking to the pass to create a greener future.
17 Feb 20
Apocalyptic food| Alexandra Genis’s ‘Atoma’ brings 3-D printed ‘spice’ molecules into the kitchen
Global graduate, Alexandra Genis will be speaking at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference.
12 Feb 20
Water course| Ratchu Vaan Surajaras’s climate-adaptive solution to Bangkok flooding
Global graduate, Ratchu Vaan Surajaras spoke at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference.
11 Feb 20
Breaking barriers | Enni-Kukka Tuomala’s designs channel radical empathy
Global Graduate, Enni-Kukka Tuomala spoke at #DI2020.
8 Feb 20
Designing disobedience| Led By Donkeys brings a satirical kick to #DI2020
Led By Donkeys started as an anonymous night-time guerrilla poster campaign by four friends determined to expose the lies, lunacy and hypocrisy of Brexit.
7 Feb 20
Synthetic biology | Catalina Lotero’s plan to generate electricity with trees
Together with a multidisciplinary team, Catalina Lotero is tackling the global energy crisis with a simple, off-the-grid, plant-based solution.
7 Feb 20
All the reasons not to miss Nightscape 2020, Design Indaba’s public-hearted festival
A cultural extravaganza second to none – performances, installations, design exhibitions, masterclasses and live music.
7 Feb 20
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