Designing the New Normal

Among the many ways students, teachers and practitioners of design approach their practice, one school of thought that consistently pops up is the idea of design not a only as way to create aesthetically pleasing functional objects, but also as a method to find solutions to problems, a method of facilitating the user’s interaction with their environment so that it feels complete and intuitive while being aesthetically pleasing.

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WATCH NOW! Meet some of South Africa’s leading designer-makers and hear them share their stories. Get a peek inside some of their factories and meet their teams. Listen to Nando’s founder Robbie Brozin share the inspiration behind the game-changing Nando’s Hot Young Designer Talent Search, and find out more about the Nando’s transformative design programme. Go behind the scenes with the judges to see how they select the talent search’s winning designs!

Watch these and more on our video section. And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel, Clout Clan, to follow our heartfelt celebration of South African design.

CLOUT MAGAZINE

Clout 2018: Meet Southern Africa's designer-makers introduced readers to some of the country's stellar design talents and was released to celebrate the launch of the Portal to Africa website, at the Portal to Africa showcase in May 2018.

Clout 2019: The Business of South African design focusses on the country's design industry, supported by the Portal to Africa, fired up by Nando's. Click the magazine cover to read the issue online.

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