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Young Designers Make an Impression at Design Indaba

By Dwell @dwell
Thomas Heatherwick stole the show at the first day of the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday when he unveiled his plans to recast a century-old silo on the city’s waterfront as a showcase for modern African art (look for coverage, and images, soon at dwell.com). But a group of recent design school graduates from across the globe presented a generational counterpoint to Heatherwick and other more established speakers by presenting innovations of their own. Click through the slideshow to view their work. Slideshow Photo

Teshia Treuhaft is a Michigan-born MFA candidate in the Department of Future Design at the Rhode Island School of Design. She created the Curve Chair in 2009 using a single mold and two pieces of Luan bending plywood with a beech veneer. Photo by Matthias Heiderich, courtesy of Teshia Treuhaft.


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