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IKEA teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to launch the limited-edition ÖVERALLT collection at Design Indaba Festival in Cape Town.

IKEA LAUNCHES ÖVERALLT COLLECTION DURING DESIGN INDABA FESTIVAL

Two years ago, IKEA teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play in the home. The result is the limited-edition collection ÖVERALLT, which was launched on 27 February 2019 at the place where it all started – […]

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Vote for the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa, a public-facing initiative that was propelled into being 12 years ago by the Design Indaba to encourage debate around the definition of beauty.

IT’S ELECTION TIME: VOTE FOR THE COUNTRY’S FITTEST DESIGN

This February, the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa will be decided by public vote. The polls officially opened on Friday 25 January 2019 and members of the public can submit anonymous votes online via the electoral commission more commonly known as the Design Indaba at conference.designindaba.com/mboisa. (more…)

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Design Indaba, the internationally acclaimed creative conference, will take place in Cape Town from Wednesday 27 February to Friday 01 March 2019. Speakers include Mariam Kamara, Annabelle Selldorf, John Pawson and Alice Rawsthorn.

DESIGN INDABA 2019 SPEAKERS

Design Indaba, the internationally acclaimed creative conference, will take place in Cape Town from Wednesday 27 February to Friday 01 March 2019 and will once again set the standard for creative excellence, innovative entrepreneurship and lateral solutions-based thinking on global design and social challenges. In keeping with the Design Indaba ethos – a better world […]

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Applications for Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives Class of 2019 are now open

APPLICATIONS FOR THE EMERGING CREATIVES CLASS OF 2019 ARE NOW OPEN

Creative vision and energy run through the veins of South Africa and every year Design Indaba showcases the country’s top young designers as part of its annual Emerging Creatives programme, which is supported by the Department of Arts and Culture.  A developmental platform, the Emerging Creatives was established in 2005 because of a strong belief […]

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UNPACKING TRENDS WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING FORECASTER, LI EDELKOORT

Design Indaba 2018 once again sees internationally celebrated trend guru Li Edelkoort sharing her invaluable insights. Held as a stand-alone seminar, Edelkoort’s trend forecast presentation has become one of the most anticipated items on the annual Design Indaba Festival offering. (more…)

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Experience the world's leading creative currency that's driving design for a better world with Design Indaba's iconic annual conference.

DESIGN INDABA CONFERENCE 2018

The Design Indaba conference, which has been named the Best Conference in the World, takes place from 21-23 February 2018. The Design Indaba aims to make a positive impact on society by building a movement that attracts producers of meaningful culture and business, regardless of sector or industry. (more…)

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HUMAN-CENTRIC FOCUS AT DESIGN INDABA

If there was one thread that ran through the presentations at last week’s Design Indaba, it was that of human-centric design. The designer as rock star was definitely downplayed, and almost every speaker brought their A-game as far as making the world a better place, was concerned. We’ve pulled together a few highlights of those […]

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GLOBAL DESIGN EVENT RETURNS TO JOHANNESBURG THIS SEPTEMBER

Autodesk University has provided customers worldwide with the best learning and networking experiences for over 20 years.  Beginning as a conference in the United States, the program has grown to include events around the globe. On Thursday 4 September 2014, this design event – one of the largest in South Africa, second only to the […]

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SA invention to showcase at World Design Capital – Cape Town 2014

World Design Capital – Cape Town 2014 We are very excited and proud to have been invited by Design Indaba to showcase moladi innovative building technology at the prestigious World Design – Capital Cape Town 2014. Design Indaba will feature moladi in a large exhibition called “Africa is Now”, which will take place at the […]

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Captivating World Design Capital 2014 Events in February

As World Design Capital (WDC) 2014, Cape Town will be playing host to a number of events that will ignite the imagination of the public, contribute towards a greater understanding of the multifaceted nature of design and celebrate the theme of “Live Design. Transform Life”. The events will illustrate how the transformative power of design […]

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