Design Indaba 2018: The Magic Moments

posted on March 2nd, 2018 by LISOF

The week of the Design Indaba 2018 felt like stuff out of the movies – you know, the kind that leaves you at the edge of your seat, star-struck-type vibes, gushing, groupie-like pandering? Yes, that type of insane admiration! Hosted at the LISOF Johannesburg campus, there was a true feeling of wonderment in every attendee […]

Design Indaba 2018: The role of innovative design for social change

posted on February 23rd, 2018 by LISOF

Hard times require us to dig deep – sometimes it means digging into our creative minds, imagining the impossible. This is what we experience in the innovations of designers on the second day of the Design Indaba 2018. Kenyan user experience designer, Mark Kamau and Renata Souza, a product designer and healthcare innovator from Mexico, […]

Africa’s time to shine at the Design Indaba 2018

posted on February 22nd, 2018 by LISOF

The first day of the Design Indaba Simulcast held at LISOF, Blairgworie kicked off its first speaker slot with the intriguing, Zimbabwean-born Sunu Gonera, a filmmaker who draws many of his influences from the dusty townships streets where he grew up. When Gonera was a child, the War of Independence in Zimbabwe was at its […]

The Top 10 Fashion Careers You Should Look Into

posted on February 12th, 2018 by Kira Gimpel

For some, fashion is the final frontier of popular culture, and for others, the overly pampered lapdog of the fine arts. Fact is, too many people perceive the business to be what they see in a shopping mall or as blazoned on Instagram. Few people truly understand the real world of fashion, and its big […]

LISOF x Design Indaba Simulcast: Everything You Should Know

posted on February 6th, 2018 by LISOF

With the LISOF x Design Indaba Simulcast around the corner, it’s time to prepare yourself for the sheer amount of design knowledge and creativity you’re going to experience. If you’re still unclear on what exactly we’re doing, we’ve answered some questions. What is Design Indaba? The Design Indaba Festival is a week long celebration of […]

Why You Should be Thinking of LISOF to Get Your Fashion Career Started

posted on February 2nd, 2018 by Kira Gimpel

What are you going to do next year? If you’re a matriculant, this has to be the most-asked question in the world. Enough already. Can someone just give you one thing to study now that will give you a hundred options later on? Done. That one thing is fashion. #truestory. via GIPHY Here’s the deal. […]

The Best of Paris Haute Couture Week

posted on February 1st, 2018 by LISOF

All things beautiful and handcrafted, Paris Haute Couture Week has come and gone, leaving us breathless and lusting after high fashion pieces. From Christian Dior to Maison Margiela, we’ve also been inspired to take our design aesthetic to a whole new level. Check out some of our top moments below… Chanel We expected all the […]

Welcome LISOF Class of 2018!

posted on January 31st, 2018 by LISOF

You know how it goes…new year, new opportunities! LISOF has opened for 2018, and already we’re been off to a great start. This year, we’re focusing on finding brilliant talent, innovative creativity and an exciting event to showcase the best local and international design (more on that soon!) After the success of our 2017 Fashion […]

Larger than life placemaking with RDI-awarded Morag Myerscough

posted on January 24th, 2018 by LISOF

She’s the first speaker announced for the Design Indaba Festival 2018. London-born designer Morag Myerscough is one of the leading UK creatives to be awarded Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) status this month. Considered the highest honour a designer in the UK can recieve, the RDI recognises creatives who have made a significant impact on society. […]

Design Indaba 2018 speakers Studio Swine on making sustainable design desirable

posted on January 17th, 2018 by LISOF

London-based duo is behind accessories made of human hair, furniture made from ocean waste, among other designs. Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami, the husband-and-wife founders of Studio Swine, believe it’s time we question how we could achieve harmony between nature and industry. Speaking in an interview at the inaugural Design Commons, Design Indaba’s deconstructed conference on the […]

1 2 3 4 30