DOD Keynote: Ineke Hans + Inga Gubeka
Ineke Hans is the CEO of INEKEHANSARNHEM, the Dutch design studio that specialises in a wide range of 3D projects: furniture, and jewelry, small batch products and mass-produced items. Since 2005 the studio’s emphasis moved to industrial design, but the studio has a broad spectrum of professional qualities. Next to that, Ineke Hans also designs exhibitions and architectural projects. Having won numerous prestigious international design awards, Ineke Hans’ work has been purchased by leading collectors and museums. With a broad experience in the creative industry, Ineke Hans will be the Dutch keynote speaker in the Crafts Connection session alongside Inga Gubeka, a rising star in the South African design and decor industry.
Inga Gubeka is a 20-something entrepreneur who is making his mark on the South African design and décor scene. Born in the Eastern Cape and raise in Durban, Gubeka established Indalo Décor in Cape Town in December 2013. Although he studied interior design, he soon realised that he enjoys the physical process of making objects and now runs a studio in Paarden Eiland, Cape Town. Here he designs and makes unique products including backpacks, clocks and lamps.Gubeka also creates wooden accessories for cellphones and tablets with friend and business partner, Gavin Ryder, under the Indalo+Ryder label.
Participation: Limited space available; please enquire to RSVP@departmentofdesign.nl.
Parking: Information may be found here.