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Industry trends and influencers at marketing and advertising expo

Companies in the marketing, advertising and design industries were urged to work on a collective approach to bring about change as brands in discussions...
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African designers to collaborate with Ikea

Ikea, the Swedish company that specialises in designing and manufacturing furniture, appliances and home technology, wants to collaborate with South African and African designers...
Xhosa design a hit on global catwalks

Xhosa design a hit on global catwalks

Inspired by his mother's love of knitting and traditional beadwork, Laduma Ngxokolo has built a design brand that has become a favourite of local and international fashionistas - and won him the Design Indaba Most Beautiful Object in South Africa award.
Winners of South Africa's Step Up 2 a Start Up II named

Winners of South Africa’s Step Up 2 a Start Up II named

The overall winners of Step Up 2 a Start Up II, the public private partnership established to encourage entrepreneurship in young people, were announced during an inspiring awards evening held in Joburg on 1 December. They were driven by the credo: "Design it, make it, sell it."

Makoko Floating School: a model of Nigerian cutting edge design

Nigerian Kunle Adeyemi's floating school in Makoko, Lagos, has received widespread international appeal and won the acclaimed architect several awards.

Many heads make light of a challenge

The ShiftFor the past four years, Cape Town collective Shift has been working closely with communities to inspire sustainable design, working towards universal social, environmental and economic well-being.

Snailboy races up the global charts

Nobody thinks of snails as cute and cuddly critters, but Snailboy is an unconventional hero. And he is rapidly growing his fanbase. The South African mobile phone game is a download hit in the US and China.

World-class design finds a southern home

The funky little suburb of Woodstock on the edge of the Cape Town city bowl, is fizzing with creative energy. It is helping to power the Mother City's design engine, which has already conjured up Design Indaba and Guild Design Fair, and it is revelling in the World Design Capital designation this year.

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A safer, more efficient stove for low-income households

Working with households in the HaMakuya district in Limpopo province enabled the University of Johannesburg's Chris Bradnum to design a biomass stove for rural and low-income communities that is safer, more efficient, and kinder to the environment.
Choosing South Africa's 'most beautiful object'

Choosing South Africa’s ‘most beautiful object’

A film about gangsterism interpreted as a chess game, the new Nelson Mandela statue, a hi-tech health bracelet and a modern take on the traditional drinks cabinet are among the entries for this year's Most Beautiful Object in South Africa competition, to be decided at the Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town on Sunday.


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