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13 Jan 14
Industrial designer Earl Steward explores the possibilities of multi-material 3D printing that allows for footwear to be tailored to the individual.
A new kind of business
3 Jun 14
South African furniture designer Haldane Martin chats to Design Indaba about how he has adapted his business through a shift in focus and new collaborations.
Clementina van der Walt
12 Jun 14
Step into the studio of Clementina van der Walt – a ceramicist in search of meaning through making.
18 Jun 14
The love for a warm nostalgic glow from the past inspired Hoi P'loy to import vintage lighting accessories to South Africa.
Brothers from another time
13 Jul 14
At face value Laurie and Gary Holmes come off like a pair of ’60s California throwbacks. But take a closer look and you might see the future of surfing.
Fashion takes flight
17 Jul 14
Two New Yorkers started an ethical fashion line made in Ghana – and found more opportunity to do good on the ground.
The quiet ambassador of African design
22 Jul 14
Meet Mugendi M'Rithaa, the Kenyan educator and activist who has been working behind the scenes to promote the power of design in Africa.
2 Aug 14
Steve Kotze talks art and Afrikaner adaptability with artist Stefan Naude aka ST(E)AK.
4 Sep 14
Nigerian-born Ifeanyi Oganwu is a rising design talent who creates highly engineered, sculptural furniture.
Africa calls, London answers
22 Sep 14
British design consultant Kathy Shenoy launches Africa Calling, a platform to bridge the divide between makers from the UK and Africa.
27 Oct 14
Porky Hefer is expanding his interest in sustainable design by building a house. Just don't ask him for elevation plans.
A travel guide to social design
11 Nov 14
Dutch author Anne van der Zwaag hopes her new book will help businesses and governments see the power of design to address key challenges facing the world.
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