At the start of a new year: Looking forward, looking back

The big picture

At the beginning of a new year it’s always a good idea to take stock on what was achieved in the previous year and then cast a future vision onto the months to come.

We can proudly declare that 2014 was a momentous year for the Design Institute. All attention was focused on doing the necessary to start implementing its new strategy. This required brave actions of prototyping and co-creation with trusted partners. It also asked for repositioning, reconnecting and expanding relationships within a broader landscape. Click Here

Bloggin fast and furiously to promote design

Visitors to the Design Institute website will notice a colourful and deeply cool addition to the site in the form of a weekly blog. The aim of the blog is to inspire and to create awareness of South African design, designers, endeavours and happenings in the world of design - a showcase for what is happening in design in the country, but also further afield in Africa.Click Here

Exciting new title on the SA magazine landscape

With content covering technology, creativity, modern leadership, design and innovation, among others, the FAST COMPANY magazine launched a South African edition in October last year. The magazine is considered one of the most progressive media brands in the USA and was established there 20 years ago by two former Harvard Business Review editors.Click Here

Platform for SA design Beckons

For a second year in a row the highly rated international design exhibition 100% Design South Africa will be running alongside Decorex SA in August this year. 100% Design South Africa is an international showcase for contemporary design with a unique African perspective.Click Here