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The new collection by Eva Sonaike takes its inspiration from West African modernism
Eva Sonaike, a London based lifestyle brand, has produced the Falomo collection, another luxurious series of home accessories inspired by African architecture.
Six candidates for the Woman Architect of the Year, focussing on human-centred design
The candidates for Women Architect of the Year have been unveiled and we’ve highlighted six who use architecture to solve the housing crisis and women’s needs.
Naresh Ramchandani’s eight all-time favourite words
“Eight Words” is Naresh Ramchandani’s ode to the words he likes best in the English language.
This designer is experimenting with emotions
Israeli-born multidisciplinary artist Naama Schendar is exploring individuality and indentity through experiments with trauma and empathy.
Michael Wolff: The story of four rooms
Design consultant Michael Wolff encourages young designers to trust in their ability to create something new.
Changing our notions of acceptance
Christoph Zellweger, a Design Indaba speaker in 2008, has released his latest body of work entitled Domesticated, exploring our notions of beauty.
Q&A with Naresh Ramchandani
The Pentagram partner shares his thoughts on jargon, the power of words and writing as a form of design.
Echosight: Changing the way we retell global stories
Echosight uses multiple exposure to compare and contrast visual stories from around the world.
The Wellbeing Toilet encourages correct pooping posture
A new-generation toilet is designed to support the best loo etiquette for our bowel movements.
Award-winning designer Alex McDowell is an immersive storyteller. He is best known for the set designs for "Minority Report", "Fight Club" and "Man of Steel".
Multidisciplinary artist Naama Schendar explores identity and individuality through constructed methods of experiencing empathy.
Safia Qureshi is an award-winning architect, social designer, entrepreneur and one half of Studio [D] Tale.
Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones are known for their surreal approach to photography
Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones turn photography on its head with their unique artistic process.
Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones
"Light is a thing of beauty in that it overcomes darkness" - W&N Studio, London-based image makers, artists and filmmakers.
Kids' craziest inventions become reality
In a world where we think nothing new can be created, inventors like Dominic Wilcox come and shatter that thought to pieces.
A coat that doubles as a shelter for refugees
Students at the Royal College of Art have designed a garment that can turn into a shelter for an adult and a child.
"Creative courage" is the mantra behind Alan Dye and Nick Finney's NB Studio
Alan Dye and Nick Finney are the creative directors behind NB, a London-based studio specialising in branding and communication.
NB is an independent, multidisciplinary branding and communication studio established in 1997 by designers Nick Finney and Alan Dye.
Hilary Cottam on how design can fix social services
Social entrepreneur Hilary Cottam is working to help fix some of the biggest social problems of our time, using design as a tool for deep systemic change.
Hilary Cottam is a designer, innovator and social entrepreneur who pioneers the use of design for social change.
Studio [D] Tale: A building isn’t always the solution
Studio [D] Tale founders Maxwell Mutanda and Safia Qureshi look beyond the traditional distinctions of architectural practice.
Multi-talented architect Maxwell Mutanda uses design to address real-world issues.
Star Wars-like strobe lights for cycling safety
Public bicycle system Santander Cycles plans to release a fleet of bicycles equipped with laser lights.
Imogen Heap and the future of the music industry
Self-produced singer-songwriter Imogen Heap is an unusual digital diva with rare technical savvy and a personal vision for the future of the music industry.
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