Cape Town WDC

World Design Capital News

Cape Town WDC

To celebrate the fact that Cape Town is in the top 3 countries to be named World Design Capital 2014, Design Indaba and the Cape Town Design Network are hosting a celebration at The Assembly on Monday night. All details above.


In other news:


The World Design Capital judges will be welcomed in Cape Town from the 24th to the 26th of July, on an official visit. They will be exploring the city as part of the final selection process, when Cape Town will be assessed alongside the two other short-listed cities, Bilbao in Spain and Dublin in Ireland, for the 2014 title.


As part of a full city welcome, Cape Town will decked out in celebratory yellow – the official colour of the city’s World Design Capital campaign – starting with Table Mountain. Watch the mountain glow, for the first time ever in yellow light, from 18h00 on the night of Wednesday 20 July. The trunks of 100 trees in Heerengracht Street will be wrapped in World Design Capital colours, and a fleet of Green Cabs’ low carbon emission vehicles will be going temporarily yellow, as they ferry the judges around town.


Join Cape Town by flying your World Design Capital colours and go yellow wherever you are.


Visit, download your World Design Capital button, and use it in the spirit of the city’s bid – on your email signature, your company website, your personal blog. Cape Town will know in October 2011 whether it has been named World Design Capital 2014.



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