Design Indaba Festival 2017

We head to Cape Town for the annual celebration of creativity across disciplines

Design Indaba is a truly inspiring annual festival of multidisciplinary creativity set to the stunning backdrop of Cape Town. We’ve been in attendance since 2010, and each year the program is packed with opportunities to learn, engage and celebrate. At the conference we’ve had the chance to hear from a range of influential international creatives like Paula Scher, Naoto Fukasawa and Sissel Tolaas—to name just …

A/D/O Design Academy’s “Utopia vs Dystopia”

Celebrating creative, scientific and inspiring makers and thinkers at the impressive new Greenpoint space

We were quick to visit A/D/O‘s recently renovated Greenpoint space when it was unveiled, but our return this past weekend offered an opportunity to see it in action as the design community center it was always imagined to be. Attendees were eager to learn and be inspired by each other and the panelists who took part in the inaugural Design Academy—a forward-looking and workshop oriented …

Dubai Design Week: Abwab

An initiative at the fair that brings together creatives from six MENASA countries

The inaugural Dubai Design Week—on this week in the ever-changing Gulf city—is proof of how important design has become in the UAE, a nation supporting and expanding its creative industries with great fervor. The ambitious event features plenty of international work from big design names, but it’s the chance to see local designers from the MENASA (Middle East, North Africa and South Asia) region that’s …