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Durbanites Gary and Laurie Holmes, the Holmes Brothers, specialise in clothing design, manufacture and retail, with a few surfboards to keep it interesting.
CCR Expo at COP17
The CCR Expo at COP17 in Durban presents performances, discussions and exhibitions around issues of climate change.
Indabar in Durban
Design Indabar, presented by Dube TradePort, took place in Durban, leading up to COP17.
Shades of green at COP17
The look of the South African Climate Change Response Expo running alongside COP17 in Durban was conceptualised by designworkshop : sa.
& Sons. is a Durban-based freelance furniture and design studio run by Mike van Heerden.
The Broadcasts exhibition at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban is a "visual mouthpiece", illustrating people's thoughts on important issues.
Halsted - The Ardmore Collection
Halsted - The Ardmore Collection's iconic artistic signature finds expression in functional tableware, textiles and more.
Jurgen Bey + Richard Hart
Over a video call between Durban and Amsterdam, graphic designer Richard Hart meets product designer Jurgen Bey.
Ikhaya designs and manufactures a selection of items, ranging from frames to furniture.
Umcebo makes a range of highly collectable art and décor pieces, using local craft, design and manufacturing skills.
Richard Hart writes about his curation of Them-and-Us, a poster project that brings together African and European graphic artists.
Hillcrest AIDS Centre Woza Moya
Woza Moya is the income generation project of the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust.
Dale Tomlinson is currently Founder and CEO of The Hardy Boys.
Richard Hart is a designer, illustrator, type nut and – most recently – a weekend artists who is happiest when he is making.
Garth Walker is a Durban-based graphic designer and founder of Orange Juice Design and Mister Walker.
An Exhibition of Suss'tainable Design
The inaugural SUSS'T exhibition, which was shown at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban for two months from November 16, 2008.
A Frosty Day in Durban
Workshops & Seminars
"A Frosty Day in Durban", the highly successful inaugural event in the Design Indaba Workshop Series, was held in Durban on 24 August 2001.
Chris de Beer
Chris de Beer is a jewellery designer and teacher.
OMM Design Workshop
Together, Andrew Makin and Janina Masojada lead OMM Design Workshop, an architecture practice based in Durban, South Africa
Amanda Laird Cherry
Amanda Laird Cherry is one of South Africa's most established fashion designers and one who has fused the development of her clothes with that of the country.
Suss’t: An alternative to mall culture
The KZNSA Gallery, in collaboration with Design Indaba, are presenting an exhibition of the best local sustainable design.
SA: The US of Africa
Durban-based graphic designer Garth Walker has created a politically incorrect new exhibition for the Saint-Etienne Design Biennale.
Redheads, tall tales and shoeboxes
Durban illustrator and designer Kim Longhurst shares her newest work.
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