Design Indaba 2018 once again lured a roster of international designers, filmmakers, musicians and other artists to Cape Town. And its spirit of optimism in the face of political and ecological turmoil proved infectious

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 17:00

Preview: Design Indaba

As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss

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This year’s event in Cape Town again successfully melded together design superstars with emerging practitioners, but its growing global reputation holds risks as well as opportunities, says John Jervis

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016 00:00

Highlights: Design Indaba

Acting, music and dance were all in the mix at a design conference in Cape Town that refuses to categorise and define the limits of creativity, says Debika Ray

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Friday, 22 January 2016 00:00

Design Indaba

Artscape Theatre, Cape Town
17-19 February

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"There's just too much shit design," the self-proclaimed "design pastor" tells an audience at Design Indaba in Cape Town. Christopher Turner was there

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Monday, 09 February 2015 12:25

Dominic Wilcox

The British designer will speak at Design Indaba in Cape Town this month about his new work, including his recent driverless stained-glass car

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Thursday, 15 January 2015 16:04

Design Indaba

International Convention Centre, Cape Town
25-27 February 2015

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Monday, 19 May 2014 11:29

Design Indaba

Each spring creatives from around the globe migrate to Cape Town, as they have for the past twenty years, for a summit that explores how innovative ideas might help Africa

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:26

Design Indaba 2013

The world’s leading design conference, which brings together speakers from different disciplines and from all over the world, runs from 27 February to 1 March this year.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:58

Design Indaba

Since it started in 1995, the Cape Town design conference has grown to attract some of the sharpest minds and most original talents from the worlds of architecture, design and graphics. Here Icon talks to three of this year’s participants.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 16:30

Dunne & Raby's Future Foragers

Overpopulation could lead to food shortages on a global scale, so design duo Dunne & Raby is imagining a future where people digest food in the same way animals do.

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Wednesday, 16 February 2011 10:28

Design Indaba announces line-up

The speakers have been announced this year’s Design Indaba conference in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. The three-day event has cultivated a reputation for being uniquely creative, bringing together designers from a vast range of disciplines and backgrounds.

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