Cape Town hosts the three remaining WDC signature events as part of the World Design Capital 2014 (WDC 2014) programme.
The WDC 2014 signature events are the Design House “Transforming Cities” Exhibition, the “MAKE A PLAN” Design Policy Conference and the Convocation Ceremony when the design baton will be officially handed over to Taipei as the next World Design Capital city in 2016.
The V&A Waterfront’s new home of African craft and design, the R50million Watershed, opens on 30 October.
While many craft and design enterprises, some of whom have been supported by the CCDI over the years, have signed their own leases, the CCDI will also have its very own shop. This will not only sell beautiful handmade products, but also serve as a training platform for emerging businesses.
The Western Cape, so synonymous with a diversity of natural beauty, has an equally rich history of beautiful craft and design.
Our spectacular coastal landscape, the perpetual sounds of the sea, the rush of the wind, the complexity of the city, our diverse heritage and identities, the busy harbour, and the elements of nature – sea, light, animals, shells and fynbos – provides a contemporary living context for MAKE IT NEW, an exhibition showcasing significant objects produced in the Western
Muizenberg Festival 2014 showcases how a community can make waves of a different kind.
Muizenbergers, have over the last few months collaborated, created and will celebrate from 9am 5 October to 6pm Sunday 12 October by showing there is much more to Muizenberg than just the beach and surfing!
Iziko Museums of South Africa is hosting a World Design Capital Exhibition - Symbols of South African Cultures.
On display at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG), is a series of commemorative stamps depicting local cultural artefacts, as captured by local photographer Hein Botha. The exhibition is in collaboration with the South African Post Office’s Philately Services.