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Tyler Pratt is a Canadian industrial designer known for his use of clean and simplistic design principles.
Ian Murchison on wooden knives and bendy bicycle racks
This Canadian industrial designer talks about finding the freedom to develop products that question everyday perceptions.
Ian Murchison on wooden knives and bendy bicycle racks (trailer)
This Canadian industrial designer is making waves in the product design industry. At Design Indaba Conference 2014, he shares his story of success.
The bespoke furniture collection that put Fogo Island on the map is now available globally.
A toy that teaches empathy
Canadian industrial designer Ilana Ben-Ari’s puzzle game teaches the creative skills children won’t find in textbooks.
Yellow Sticky Notes
A charming animation by a group of Canadian illustrators inspired by their to-do lists scribbled on Post-it notes.
Masashi Kawamura has designed a collection of garments that keep people focused on the real world.
Ian Murchison is an industrial designer and part of the Pecha Kucha at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Bright, bold and hypnotic... Karim Rashid's "Organik" collection of luggage is sure to make travellers stand out.
Ineke Hans has designed two furniture collections for the Fogo Island Inn as well as a range of furniture for public use around the island.
Karim Rashid has designed the exhibition space for the "Out of the Box" exhibition, showcasing the history of the sneaker.
Studio Tjep created a chandelier installation using fishing rope for the main hall of the inn on Fogo Island, a little habitat off the Canadian coast.
To This Day
#FilmFestFridays present "To This Day", a spoken word poem that explores the impact of bullying and calls for the problem to be confronted head-on.
Knowledge and labour
Faith47's latest mural is titled "Scientia et labore" or "knowledge and labour". It's an evocative portrait of an old woman.
WeWi has designed the world's first truly solar powered laptop that seeks to make education available in the most remote areas.
Karim Rashid has used his trademark of bright colours and iconic patterns to design a one-of-a-kind sneaker for Sully Wong.
Reach for the sky
BIG Architects will be designing one of Canada's tallest buildings, which is to become a vibrant community for urban living and working.
Drawn to the land
Faith47's new mural in Toronto, Canada, is titled "The Pull of the Land".
Michael Bierut and Hamish Smyth redesigned the identity for the 2013 Luminato Festival in Toronto, using bright colours and two new typefaces.
Jason Bruges Studio's "Back to Front" installation creates an enjoyable and dynamic experience for park-goers.
A good sport
Runner-up in the social impact category of the Core77 Design Awards student category is CrossTrainer by Andrew Lowe.
Michael Grigoriev is a design strategist exploring the role design plays in catalysing social change.
A traditional Japanese rock garden was the inspiration for Nendo's installation at the 2013 Interior Design Show in Canada.
Marian Bantjes at Design Indaba 2013
Marian Bantjes will be speaking at Design Indaba 2013
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