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Faith XLVII unveils new mural and Peace Manifesto in San Fransisco
"We formulated our own Manifesto, keeping the perspective as inclusive as possible. For me, the main objective is empathy. "
The untold history behind William Kentridge’s most ambitious project to date
“The colonial logic toward the black participants could be summed up by: ‘Lest their actions merit recognition, their deeds must not be recorded’.”
How the repeal of net neutrality will affect innovation
Innovation and digital design may suffer due to the increased control over the websites we browse
Founder & Creative Chairman, Droga5
How designers are using digital fabrication to improve wheelchairs
Disrupt Disability uses open source design and digital fabrication to make wheels that are affordable and fully customisable.
Looking to Afrofuturism 3.0
"Before you actually physically pursue freedom or build a better future you have to imagine it first."
The A’ Design Award and competition is open for entries
The awards aim to advance society through good design.
April Greiman: "If you have a good idea there aren't any boundaries."
The transmedia artist talks about designing for visual communication in multiple mediums.
The Living Chair celebrates the beauty of imperfection
Carpenter reinterprets his father’s iconic rocking chair design with flawed salvaged wood.
Have you ever wondered how emojis are chosen?
Emoji activist Jennifer 8 Lee tells us what you can do to make the selection on your phone more diverse.
The maker of Algiknit talks seaweed fashion and the next stage of biotech
Aleksandra Gosiewski's work touches on sustainable ways to fix the disconnect within the fashion industry.
Monitor air pollution with these reactive sweatshirts
Aerochromics drives air pollution awareness with smart textile garments.
To teach graphic design is to learn to adapt with the field says Lucille Tenazas
“For us, as educators, we are constantly aware that our profession is sort of a moving target.”
Photographer visually deconstructs the myth that being queer is un-African
Celebratory, bright and vibrantly coloured, Limit(less) pictures what freedom can look like for the black queer body.
Tropical themed, woven blankets by designer Lilian Martinez
“Craftsmanship is really important to me because it’s the only way that I can reconcile introducing more things and objects into the world.”
Look Up is an app designed to stop New Yorkers staring at the mobile phones
Socially-focussed artist, designer and 2017 Design Indaba speaker, Ekene Ijeoma, has found a way to humanise intangible data to trigger empathy and compassion.
Cleansing the air with clever anti-pollutant roof tiles
It is now possible to reduce the effect of fossil fuel burning with this simple smog-busting building material.
Could silk be used to weave your donor heart?
Researcher and designer, Veronica Ranner, takes on organ crafting while cautiously questioning its ethics.
Making the music video great again
As musicians continue to push the boundaries visually, we examine the evolution of their relationship with film.
Project H teaches public school students to build for good
Californian non-profit group, Project H is teaching children the value of design and architecture, and how it can make a difference in their communities.
LifeArk off-grid housing is focused on sustainable community transformation
The affordable, emergency housing system is aimed at disaster prone areas and displaced peoples.
Chlorine device offers safe drinking water for all
Zimba is a device that automatically mixes chlorine into water using the correct proportions and no electricity, only gravity.
What's wrong with period tracking apps?
Smartphone apps used to track menstrual cycles often disappoint users with a lack of accuracy, assumptions about sexual identity or partners, and pink designs.
The all-woman band taking over a space traditionally reserved for men
New York’s Flor de Toloache talk preserving culture, women empowerment and taking on the male-dominated world of Mariachi.
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When a natural disaster occured in Chile, Alejandro Aravena and his team set out to rebuild the city
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