Design Indaba 2019: How design can change the world

The 24th annual Design Indaba has come to an end and, while the conference saw inspiration of all shapes and sizes, the key theme this year was very clear: change. Speakers discussed innovative and creative ways to make the world a better place, and showed how design can not just to repair the damage to the earth humans have caused so far, but actually prevent more harm.

Creative Bloq was lucky enough to have front row seats at the leading design conference this year, witnessing a number of professional and graduate designers present truly groundbreaking ideas, all with the same goal: to help promote change to better people's lives through design. Here are some of the highlights and key takeaways.

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.