Interview: Ravi Naidoo of Design Indaba

The event's founder discusses its incredible growth and design's ability to change the world

In just two days, the 20th edition of Design Indaba—the Cape Town-based conference that has celebrated creativity and promoted design for two decades now—will open. Known for its eclectic, inspirational roster of speakers, the conference gathers creatives from all over the globe for the three days it’s held; simultaneously, Indaba also hosts an expo showcasing high-end design, a music festival as well as a film …

Tap That Tee

Instead of promoting a corporate fashion label on your chest, why not spread the word about your favorite cause? 30% of the profits from Prinkshop’s Tap That Tee will go to an organization tackling water crises around the world. And whether your cause is access to clean water, gun control or women’s reproductive rights, Prinkshop has a tee to transform you into an everyday activist.

Studio Visit: Prinkshop

Kate Spade co-founder Pamela Bell taps the potential of a well-designed T-shirt to empower and engage

“Wear what you care about.” That’s the motto of NYC-based Prinkshop (short for “printed ink”), a new graphic design and production studio that’s leveraging the underused potential of T-shirts (and totes) to spark action and discussion. Each piece—dedicated to a different cause like child abuse prevention or bringing local, organic food to public schools—bares a simple, bold phrase that invites friends and passers-by to ask, …