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THE LAKE is a new LP-sized free bimonthly publication available nationwide at selected outlets.
Quartz is a digitally native, global, business news brand launched by Atlantic Media in September 2012.
ogilvydo is Ogilvy & Mather's global, award-winning home for ideas, event reporting, debate, and analysis, and was conceived to showcase broad-based creativity.
Mercedes-Benz is a proud sponsor of Design Indaba Festival 2018.
#cocreateSA is a platform for South African and Dutch counterparts to exchange innovations for a sustainable future. Together, we can #cocreateSA.
CliffCentral has taken the leap from traditional terrestrial radio to the future of internet and mobile.
The Drum is Europe’s largest marketing and media website by unique views.
ShowMe is proud to be a media partner to Design Indaba FilmFest and Music for 2015.
Don't Party has provided a platform for African subcultural conversation since 2009.
SA Creatives is a proud media partner to Design Indaba FilmFest 2015.
What's on in Cape Town
WhatsoninCapeTown is a proud media partner to Design Indaba Music and FilmFest 2015.
eNCA: South Africa's most-watched TV news channel.
Nedbank is a proud sponsor of Design Indaba.
Cape Town's Talk Radio Station that provides news, weather, finance and sport. Shows cover everything and anything to make Cape Town a fun place.
Design Indaba Trust
Design Indaba Trust is a not-for-profit company that makes possible projects and initiatives dedicated to design education and development in South Africa.
Museum of African Design
Africa's first museum dedicated to design, and Johannesburg's cultural hub in Maboneng.
Computer Arts is the magazine for people who believe design matters, and has been inspiring and informing graphic designers and illustrators since 1995.
Converse sneaker company has been making sneakers, lifestyle fashion and athletic apparel since the 20th century.
Western Cape Government
The Western Cape Government is committed to driving the very first provincial Design Strategy, aimed at creating a design economy within the Western Cape.
Tandym Print specialises in high-quality, tailor-made print and packaging solutions. They are official associates of Design Indaba.
Why does Nando's, a global success story for its South African roots and delicious flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken, support SA creativity and Design Indaba?
It's Nice That
It’s Nice That is a London-based publishing platform that champions creativity across the art and design world.
Embracing craftsmanship, artistry and good design to give consumers a more interesting and original choice.
Isabeau Joubert is a Cape Town-based texture designer and yarn bomber.
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