Dominic Wilcox on Playful Creativity

Catching up with the English artist at this year's Design Indaba for an inside look at his open-minded approach

At last month’s Design Indaba 2015 conference in Cape Town, British artist Dominic Wilcox’s humorous, engaging talk drew the most laughter, as well as audible expressions of awe and wonder. After his time on stage, the crowd’s enthusiasm didn’t wane; his book signing sessions were filled to capacity. Wilcox, who is from Sunderland in the northeast of England, has amassed a portfolio that spans a …

Design Indaba Expo 2015

The South African designers who grabbed our attention at this year's showcase

Cape Town’s inspirational Design Indaba conference doesn’t just host a great selection of speakers each year, but also encompasses a design expo that showcases some of the most exciting high-end contemporary African design. From furniture to prints and leather accessories, the expo has a wide selection of products—and reveals the depth and breadth of current South African design. The “Emerging Creatives” project, which has been …

Casey Neistat at Design Indaba

We interview the self-taught filmmaker, who sees YouTube and Snapchat as ideal forms of distribution

At Design Indaba, an event filled with creatives and media innovators, Casey Neistat is a bit of a rock star. Conference-goers approach the 34-year-old New Yorker to gush over how much they like his work. His talk about his films and the virtue of ignorance was greeted with rousing applause. The filmmaker has been creating movies since the late ’90s, when the first version of …