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Art for art’s sake
A reimagining of one of the world’s foremost performing arts schools has healing potential for creatives and audiences alike
Black Coffee, the crème de la crème
Design Indaba congratulates Black Coffee for his Best Dance/Electronic Album win at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards
Do the right thing
Design Indaba Alumnus Luba Lukova’s poster portfolio is a call to action
Architect Sekou Cooke draws inspiration from hip-hop culture for his designs
The man behind the mask(s)
We chat to artist Kip Omolade about his new Diovadiova Chrome series
Flipping the script
Pandemic lockdowns inspired Mina Kasirifar’s multifunctional sensory furniture for kids
Setting down roots
DRIFT’s LED-lit Tree of Ténéré finds a permanent home in Dallas, Texas
Artist Kit Paulson has a heart of glass
From kelp to catwalk
Commercial-scale seaweed-based yarn can transform fashion
Tackling sanitation taboos with panache
Jasmine Burton’s creative approach to WASH challenges can change the world for billions.
Vigil for Virgil
We pay tribute to creative polymath and trailblazer Virgil Abloh
Cannabis-inspired book redefines the stoner aesthetic
This homage to pot will amuse and delight anyone interested in this unique sub-culture.
Bringing wind turbines into urban spaces
Joe Doucet’s Wind Turbine Wall is a kinetic sculpture that harnesses the power of the wind
Our highlights from New York Design Week 2021
New York’s design scene reflects the city’s rich diversity
ODA reinvents New York City
Beyond the Streets sees New York’s citizens and economy flourishing
Our media partner ARTSTHREAD & GUCCI join forces to showcase the world’s design graduates
Following the success of the 2020 Global Design Graduate Show, ARTSTHREAD is ready for another round
Get design’s latest: Louvre’s 1st female leader, PoAD opens, & Heatherwick floats Little Island…
Innovation, engagement, and leadership are our watchwords this week.
#DI Speaker Thomas Heatherwick Creates Two Acres of Public Park above New York’s Hudson River
Little Island is an innovative space encouraging biodiversity, performance and public engagement
#DI Global Graduate Ini Archibong Launches Travelling Pavilion at London Design Biennale, Directed by #DI Speaker Es Devlin
Pavilion of the African Diaspora is a travelling installation in three phases.
MBOISA-Nominee Igshaan Adams’ New Body of Work Maps the Histories of his Community
Bridging past, present and future, Igshaan Adams weaves narratives into his Veld Wen show.
Former Design Indaba Emerging Creative Andile Dyalvane Mounts 2nd Ceramics Solo Show in New York
Ceramicist Andile Dyalvane’s iThongo communes with the ancestors via symbolic seating.
Neri Oxman’s Silk Pavilion II Turns Metamorphosis into Art
Built by silkworms – a cross-species collaboration.
Tin & Ed’s virtual playground with the Rockefeller Center in New York City will Transport and Inspire
Tin & Ed straddle the divide between art, nature and technology with their latest interactive installation.
Diébédo Francis Kéré wins Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal for Architecture
Design Indaba Speaker Diébédo Francis Kéré produces architectural work that inspires and unites.
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