This thought-provoking exhibition forms part of the official Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 programme (#461).
Food for thought
What is the relationship between food and design? And why is the Cape Craft & Design Institute presenting, as one of its official World Design Capital projects, an exhibition called Design + Making [the story of food]?
The Mayor’s Portfolio of Urban Sustainability is a World Design Capital publication showcasing how the City is designing solutions to address urban challenges.
As an African city faced with the legacy of an unjust past, and the uncertainties of contemporary challenges, Cape Town needs to respond in a manner which builds resilience and sustainability through innovative and integrated thinking.
5 - 8 June 2014, officially recognised as part of the World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 programme.
"We're not into the perfectly made or the mass produced - it's about high end true craft, slightly imperfect, timeless and originally designed... that special something that is only found at the show."
100 GOOD IDEAS: Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy (#WDC212).
As World Design Capital 2014, Cape Town is showcasing more than 460 projects many of which look at how the city can benefit from transformative design. One of the recognised projects in the WDC 2014 programme is 100 GOOD IDEAS: Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy (#WDC212).
27th May, Cape Town Design NPC will be hosting the fifth WDC pitching session at the Clocktower Centre, V&A Waterfront.
On the 27th May, Cape Town Design NPC will be hosting the fifth WDC pitching session (#WDC099) where project owners will pitch to an audience of potential funders, mentors and collaborators under the banner of “Live Design. Transform Life”.
A student team from the University of Cape Town (UCT) has won a top prize at the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), held annually at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
The UCT team and their project Khusela – a low cost fire detection device for informal housing – was named one of the top five initiatives worldwide and took the GSVC People’s Choice award in the global round – competing against hundreds of entries and winning out against 18 finalists in the last round.