The Gauteng Your Street Challenge answered with winning urban designs!

Posted: October 1, 2012
Four creative proposals have received the green light from Your Street Gauteng, winning a total of R250 000 in project funding.

Looking for your creative break? Look no further than the Emerging Creatives programme at Design Indaba Expo 2013.

Posted: August 29, 2012
Forty young designers, five days of pure inspiration, and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. That’s the Emerging Creatives programme at Design Indaba 2013. We’re inviting aspiring local designers to apply for a place in this sought-after programme, which launched the careers of rising stars such as Daniel Ting Chong, Andile Dyalvane and Laduma Ngxokolo.

Early bird savings at Design Indaba Expo 2013

Posted: July 6, 2012
Sales for the 2013 Design Indaba Expo are now open! Book and pay for your stand before 31 August and you’ll save on our 2013 prices.


Since 1995, Design Indaba has been committed to a vision that is built on the belief that creativity will fuel an economic revolution in South Africa.

As such, Design Indaba is a celebration of design in a country iconic of the triumph of the human spirit. Proof that even the most creativitycan_0intractable problem can be neutralised by the will of the people, resurgent South Africa is a beacon to the world. Design Indaba typifies this can-do spirit through its belief in design and how it can help solve the problems faced by an emerging economy. With the right support, a better future can be designed.

By attracting the world’s brightest talent, Design Indaba has become a respected institution on the creative landscape and one of the few global events that celebrates all the creative sectors – graphic design, advertising, film, music, fashion design, industrial design, architecture, craft, visual art, new media, publishing, broadcasting and performing arts sector. Besides the flagship conference and expo,Design Indaba has grown into a multitiered experience that incorporates an extensive range of elements such as events, publications, education, training, business, development and community initiatives.