Hella Jongerius at Design Indaba 2015

The iconic designer expresses how she keeps a holistic human touch in the mechanical world of industrial design

Dutch industrial designer Hella Jongerius has been a design force to be reckoned with for decades, known for both her own products and the work she’s done for companies such as Maharam, IKEA, Vitra and more. One of her latest projects was creating the interiors for Dutch airline KLM’s new 747 and 777 planes, which let Jongerius give her handmade, holistic design approach a new …

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 …