Thought Leader

Full Circle

Economist Miyelani Mkhabela on why the “take-make-toss” approach to life is no longer viable – and why we need to embrace the circular economy. ...

Designing the new normal

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has fuelled an unprecedented rate of change. Many people have taken this forced pause as a moment to reflect on what the new normal...

Africa, The Influencer

For any country to develop a healthy and sustainable design economy, it needs to have an active and irreverent young street culture. Creativity at street level ...

Which news do you want first?

There’s a meme doing the rounds of a woman in tattered clothing crawling through a desert, as one might when desperately searching for water. The speech bubble ...

The new wave of wine

Several weeks ago, I spent an entire day in the basement of a London vinyl store. I wasn’t on a quest for some rare Prince LP, although I had to pass through th...

Crafting an Urban Brew

When it comes to urban renewal, waterfront developments are relatively easy (except, perhaps, for Durban and Port Elizabeth, which seem to take a stop-start app...

GOOD LEADERSHIP

It is a critical time in the history of our world. Our leaders are continuously bombarded with competing situational pressures, so they need to reflect ...