The Design Institute has thrown in its weight with OPEN DESIGN, Cape Town, taking place from 13 to 23 August at Cape Town City Hall and at various venues across the city.
THE BIG PICTURE
Design for Africa
What if Africa becomes the global export hub for food security, alternative and sustainable energy, the producer of the next generation of skilled professionals and big ideas? What if design makes it happen?
These are some of the questions that will receive attention via the Design Institute’s partnership with the second annual Open Design Cape Town Festival.
Mokena Makeka: Urban thinker, designer and philosopher
Mokena Makeka has been making waves in the world of architecture for the past nine years.
The year is halfway: Do you agree with trend predications for 2014?
In December 2013, JWT, the world's best-known marketing communications brand brought out its list of 100 things to watch in 2014. Read More
THE DESIGN LANDSCAPE
Harnessing design to meet national priorities head on
The Design Institute believes the design should be used to address the national priorities of which creating decent jobs and education top the list.
Education is a rope that can carry us to greatness
Why has the Design Institute become a partner of OPEN DESIGN? We support the educational centre of the Festival where learners, parents and educators can explore various design study options offered by top design schools and find out more about possible career choices. Read More