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Design Indaba Publication

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Design Indaba Publication

Design Indaba’s online publication,, is a multimedia showcase of how creativity can change the world – with a particular emphasis on African design innovation.

From its origins as Design Indaba Magazine (2001 to 2011), has emerged as Africa’s leading design publication. Showcasing innovative design solutions and global creative trends in article and video format, it reaches an international audience of one million readers a year.

Its weekly newsletter showcases the best content from the publication as well as design highlights from leading publications around the world.

In a world where the media drowns us in tragedies of human folly, your newsletter is a beacon of hope and a celebration of human creativity, in the widest sense of the world. – Michael Wolff, Wolff Olins

Design Indaba has an activist orientation and not just a journalistic focus. We use our platform as a driver of change and to harness design and innovation to serve people.

We feature design for the 99% – with particular emphasis on creativity from Africa – and design that’s linked to improving the quality of life. offers world design news and features showcasing the best of the creative industries, exclusive filmed interviews and design series, videos of Design Indaba conference talks, and a Designer Directory representing global creative thought leaders.

It is also home to the video series that investigates African creativity, Africa. Now.

Design Indaba won a silver IAB Bookmark Award in 2015 for specialist publisher sites.


2001 to present


Cape Town

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