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Whatever happened to Watterson?
Notoriously media-shy cartoonist Bill Watterson features in the comic-strip documentary film “Stripped”, to be screened at Design Indaba FilmFest 2015.
Twenty years of jamming with design
The first all-encompassing retrospective show of the work of Austrian design studio EOOS is on at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in Vienna.
The entertainment designer
Multidisciplinary designer Emily Oberman has a formidable portfolio of work. We have a look at some of the campaigns she championed.
Stefan van Biljon: Unearthing the urban unknown
This Cape Town and New York-trained architect talks about uncovering the invisible forces that influence our relationships with our cities.
Working after hours
London-based duo The Workers, creators of four robots that enabled the public to explore Tate Britain at night, will speak at Design Indaba Conference.
Every surface a canvas
Emerging Creative Maria Uys explains the appeal of felt, the freedom of being a surface designer and why she's mad about the colour orange.
#MakeChange: Thinking inside the box
Two South African entrepreneur-fathers are adapting a Finnish design to help low-income mothers look after their newborns.
Stefan van Biljon: Unearthing the urban unknown (trailer)
Architect Stefan van Biljon presents two projects in which he attempts to uncover the invisible forces that influence our relationships to our cities.
#MakeChange: The creation of SHE
Celeste Theron had an entrepreneurial streak in primary school: she sold her art work to the teachers. Now she's empowering other women to be entrepreneurs too.
Recent architecture graduate Nikki Onderstall uses accurate geographic information in model-sculptures to examine Cape Town's city planning.
Dirk Vander Kooij: Designer of processes
Dirk Vander Kooij is a new-age craftsman who uses 3D printing technology to produce one-off pieces of furniture. Here he tells us a little about his processes.
Embody Ortho is just one example of how designers are on the front line of medical innovation.
Teller of a thousand tales
Stanley Hainsworth talks to us about performing in the workplace, his ability to help brands communicate, being independent, and his hair.
Five South African designers of celestial (and earthly) bling
Encompassing crowns, blades and naturally inspired textures, here's a look at some of the jewellery designers among the 40 talented Emerging Creatives of 2015.
Bees Beside Us by Amy Pliszka
British designer Amy Pliszka creates ornate, textile hives for the urban environment.
From the African earth
Bright and bold pieces from two new Klomp Ceramic ranges.
Blackwood & Brass bench by Cameron Barnes
Made from a fallen blackwood tree, the designer's latest furniture piece sprouted from his passion for the natural landscape in KwaZulu-Natal.
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