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John Maeda on design thinking and creative leadership
• Duration: 00:38:00
7 Jan 14
Artist, graphic designer and educator John Maeda talks about the exchange between design thinking and creative leadership at 2013 Design Indaba Conference.
Pieter-Jan Pieters on using human movement to compose music
• Duration: 00:06:42
9 Jan 14
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Pieter-Jan Pieters makes digital music using his body parts as the instruments.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg on shaping the future through design
• Duration: 00:31:51
10 Mar 14
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg uses Synthetic Biology to look at a conflict between a bacterial world of the future and the antibacterial world of today.
Alex Atala on creativity and innovation in cuisine
• Duration: 00:30:25
18 Mar 14
At the 2013 Design Indaba Conference Alex Atala spoke about creating dishes that sum up an entire culture.
Ije Nwokorie on the messy business of branding
• Duration: 00:35:21
6 Aug 14
It's more useful to think about branding as a messy creative process than as a pristine product, says Wolff Olins global CEO.
Michel Rojkind on a design strategy to cope with overstimulation
• Duration: 00:35:21
13 Aug 14
The Mexican architect shares three ways he wades through our world of chaos and flux to create award-winning work.
Marcello Serpa on the art of reduction
• Duration: 00:52:29
20 Aug 14
The creative director behind Havaianas on German precision and Brazilian exuberance.
Juliana Rotich on a new tech ecosystem for Africa
• Duration: 00:28:48
27 Aug 14
What if solutions to the world’s problems came from Africa? asks Juliana Rotich, co-founder of Kenyan technology firm Ushahidi.
David Goldblatt on life through the lens
• Duration: 00:43:51
3 Sep 14
The veteran photographer selects 20 career-defining photos that open a window onto South Africa's conflicted history.
State of the Art ft. Athi-Patra Ruga, Nandipha Mntambo and Zanele Muholi
• Duration: 01:01:54
10 Sep 14
Three contemporary South African artists share the intensely personal visions that come to life in their work, alongside top curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.
El Ultimo Grito on creating a new design ecosystem
• Duration: 00:29:57
17 Sep 14
Through their exploratory work husband-and-wife team Roberto Feo and Rosario Hurtado challenge our most fundamental understanding of design.
Chris Gotz on building beautiful monsters
• Duration: 00:36:27
24 Sep 14
The chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa shares three campaigns that turned the agency around.
Dean Poole on playing with words
• Duration: 00:34:03
15 Oct 14
The creative director of New Zealand agency Alt Group reveals the ABC's of his creative language.
Lauren Beukes on fiction as an incredible kind of telepathy
• Duration: 00:38:52
29 Oct 14
South African author Lauren Beukes brings a singular storytelling experience to the Design Indaba Conference stage.
Ian Murchison on wooden knives and bendy bicycle racks
• Duration: 00:06:00
11 Nov 14
This Canadian industrial designer talks about finding the freedom to develop products that question everyday perceptions.
5 goosebump moments at Design Indaba Conference
• Duration: 00:02:29
17 Nov 14
Five great reveals from 20 years of our globally acclaimed conference, your front-row seat to inspiration.
Tom Hulme on technology as a design tool
• Duration: 00:38:08
19 Nov 14
The founder of OpenIDEO tells us why we have to stop being afraid of technology.
Joy Mckinney on overstepping her boundaries
• Duration: 00:07:34
25 Nov 14
This New York City-based artist touches people’s faces and records their response.
DJ Stout on big hair, cowboy poets and planet Texas
• Duration: 00:41:56
3 Dec 14
The Austin-based graphic designer's work is an ode to cowboy country and the role of place in producing authentic design.
Agi Haines on being the Frankenstein of design
• Duration: 00:09:40
11 Dec 14
This Royal College of Art graduate looks at the possibility of bioprinting body parts to benefit the human race.
Experimental Jetset on scavenging the ruins of Modernism
• Duration: 00:36:23
15 Dec 14
The Dutch graphic designers tell us how they tap into design history to create work that is rooted in today's culture.
Dave Hakkens on a phone worth keeping
• Duration: 00:07:26
18 Dec 14
The graduation project of this young Dutch designer might actually save the world.
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