Design Indaba 2016 Line Up…

Today is the first day of the annual Design Indaba that not only brings some of the world’s greatest contemporary creatives to South Africa, but also brings a large portion of South Africa’s creatives together. There are some great speakers this year, from local fashion leader Rich Mnisi all the way through to musician and creative collaborator, Imogen Heap. Here is the full schedule, with some of our favourites in bold…

Wednesday 17 February 2016

09:00 Stephen Dirnberger & Chanel Cartell – How Far From Home
09:35 Paloma Strelitz & James Binning – Assemble Studio
10:10 Helen Isibor-Epega – The Venus Bushfires
10:35 Tea/Coffee
11:10 Nick Finney & Alan Dye – NB Studio
12:10 Pia Nyakairu – Carleton University
12:30 Rich Mnisi – Leaders in the Science of Fashion, Johannesburg
12:40 Christophe Guberan – ECAL
12:50 Thomas Chapman – Local Studio
13:15 Lunch
14:15 Hilary Cottam
14:50 Warren du Preez & Nick Thornton Jones – W&N Studio
15:30 Tea/Coffee
16:05 Erik Kessels – Kessels Kramer
16:40 Alfredo Brillembourg – Empowershack

Thursday 18 February 2016

09:00 Clara Hernández López – Rhode Island School of Design
09:15 Kazuya Kawasaki – Keio University
09:25 Francois Knoetze – Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT
09:35 Basia Džaman – The School of Form
09:50 Mohamed & Haitham El-seht – Twins Cartoon
10:15 Maxwell Mutanda & Safia Qureshi – Studio [D] Tale
10:40 Tea/Coffee
11:10 Margaret Calvert
11:45 Frederico Gelli – Tátil
12:25 Elena Arzak – Arzak Restaurant
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Niels van Eijk & Miriam van der Lubbe – Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe
14:30 Jaime Hayón – Hayon Studio
15:10 Tea/Coffee
15:40 Benjamin Hubert – Layer Design
16:20 Fredrik Öst & Erik Kockum – SNASK

Friday 19 February 2016

09:00 Naama Schendar – Royal College of Art
09:15 Tony Gum – Cape Peninsula University of Technology
09:25 Yogita Agrawal – Parsons School of Design
09:35 Vera du Pont – Design Academy Eindhoven
09:45 Cecilia Martin & Klasien van de Zanschulp – Lava Lab
10:20 Christian Benimana – MASS Studio Rwanda
10:45 Tea/Coffee
11:15 Thomas Poulsen (aka FOS)
11:50 Alex McDowell – 5D Global Studio
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Naresh Ramchandani – Pentagram
14:05 Sou Fujimoto – Fujimoto Architects
14:40 Tea/Coffee
15:10 Imogen Heap

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