Design Indaba

Design for change. Design for good. Design for a better world.

These are the ideals that fuel Design Indaba’s drive for a better world through design, creativity and innovation.

Evolving beyond its flagship event, the Design Indaba institution has become a multidisciplinary platform that champions all of the creative sectors. Established in 1995 with its flagship conference, the annual Design Indaba festival now includes the globally acclaimed annual Design Indaba Conference, Simulcast, Expo, FilmFest and Music Circuit. In addition to these Design Indaba plays host to an array of community initiatives, training workshops, design projects and publications that fall under the Do Tank brand. is the online culmination of the Design Indaba experience, serving as a one-stop design portal featuring highly curated, bespoke multimedia content. Our primary goal is to promote thought leadership on the creative industries and insight into how a better world is possible through creativity. Part of our major offering is Design Indaba TV – an online TV channel that features original creative video content, including full-length talks from Design Indaba Conference, interviews with creative leaders and event coverage from other major design happenings around the world. Not limiting itself to a narrow definition of design, Design Indaba also heralds the broader creative industries and innovation as a whole.

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