Filled to the brim with exciting new creative ideas, talents and showcases, Cape Town’s annual Design Indaba promises even more this year. Here are five unique happenings to look out for.
British designer Micheal Young confronts with the Swedish design tradition for the first time by designing a sofa and easy chair with modern and essential taste.
The new e-bikes from General Motors will come in two models, both capable of riding up to 64km on a single battery charge.
A garage in the grounds of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house in Pennsylvania has been renovated and extended to host a summer design school.
Experimentation with material is at the centre of practice for Lee, who pushes boundaries between the practical and artistic, industrial production and handicraft.
Light and free like a butterfly, extending and folding like a folding screen, ORIGAMI, designed by Alberto Meda, is an electric plug&play radiator that liaises with its surroundings.
Paravan is sculptural in form and architectural in execution, both articulating and creating space. Like parentheses to enclose a conversation, Paravan creates intimacy in open areas with sound absorbing panels to support focus, concentration, and collaboration.
The new device represents a radical revolution that will be perceived as a natural evolution of the species. Super powerful and not cheap, gorgeous when unfolded but odd-looking in its smartphone form, it will hit the shelves in April.
Furniture and facilities are integrated into the wooden walls of the house by Andreia Garcia Architectural Affairs + Diogo Aguiar Studio.
A group show at the MACAAL in Marrakech explores cultural and capital effects on materiality in art, from some of the most attentive artists currently working on the continent and beyond.
For the first time in ten years, we will see truly innovative devices which bend, offer up to 5 cameras and travel at the speed of light.
Fernando Laposse reinstates the significance of nature’s bounty and the work of the hand in his new solo show in Mexico City.
Known as one of the world’s most creative conferences, Design Indaba returns to Cape Town this month, with over 35 speakers presenting for three days. We highlight five names to look forward to.
This commercial grade “auto-director AI camera” can autonomously decide how to follow and frame the subject just right.