From architecture and film to product design, this year’s speakers are challenging the status quo. Here are a few of the speakers that conference attendees can expect to hear from.
Cape Town-based designer and illustrator Daniel Ting Chong is the mastermind behind some of the coolest brands’ visual identities.
Cape Town-based furniture studio Shift Perspective has unveiled their Robben Island coffee table, which illustrates the geographical isolation that political prisoners endured during incarceration under apartheid South Africa.
Taking place from 25 – 26 February, the 2019 #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL will focus on resilient communities and citizen-led solutions.
dhk Architects’ latest project is an Urban Park at the renowned tourist attraction, the V&A Waterfront, which has historic architectural significance, containing the remnants of one of Cape Town’s oldest structures, the Amsterdam Battery constructed in 1781. In case you were wondering where the names comes from – various elements of the […]
Each year, Design Indaba selects prominent members of the industry to put forward their nominations for an object which they feel encompass the pillars of beautiful, innovative, uplifting and functional design. The objects that are nominated range from fashion to furniture and the interactive selection process allows the public to vote […]
MADE Design has positioned itself as not just another design studio; operating as a boutique agency within the hub of Africa, their design sensibilities and brand work have brought brands to life in the most visually enticing ways. What sets MADE apart from other design studios is their youthful approach to […]
Cape Town-based duo Nico Hendriksz and Anton Louw behind the furniture brand Kino are this year’s winners of the 100% Design South Africa Award.
Simphiwe Mbangi, founder of Bundu Hide, is passionate about enhancing the personal style of others through his original leather designs.
Chené Schoeman, currently studying Communication Design at Rhodes, shared with us where she’s at and where she’s headed… You’re an Honours student and already building up your portfolio. Are you branching out into commercial work? As I am in the final year of my degree, our workload is greater now […]
Gert Rautenbach is an Afrikaans blogger and artist who has taken a foray into pencil art. His concept is simple – he creates simple pencil sketches of everyday objects and experiences. This Cape Town-based artist’s simplistic sketches purvey an unimposing emotional experience. Through the minor colouring combined with simple line sketches, […]
Bad Paper, founded in 2016, creates a space for artists where their work can reach its full potential through publications or specific editions. Founders, Ben Johnson (book/graphic designer) and Rodan Kane Hart (visual artist), created Bad Paper to provide an alternative to the gallery system by using multiples as a form […]
Ndumiso Nyoni: Motion Graphic Designer Ndumiso Nyoni is a motion graphic designer and illustrator whose work is a diverse combination of several styles inspired by AFRICAN themes. About the Artist Ndumiso Nyoni is a Zimbabwean illustrator / motion graphic designer. After completing his studies in Multimedia at the University of […]
“Moriri Waka” – ‘My Hair’ by Karabo Poppy, with Sneaker Lab As part of Jozi’s June First Thursday, Sneaker LAB hosted a pop-up in their Braam Flagship Store. This launched their collaborative collection with award winning illustrator Karabo Poppy. An integral element in the LAB’s Artist Series, this paid tribute […]
Zambia-born Musonda Bakwe, who specialises in iconography, vector and bitmap illustrations has worked with big brands such as Telkom, Sunday Times, MTN, FNB and the Motherland Coffee Company. Some of his accomplishments include being part of Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives in 2015.