Tag: Cape Town World Design Capital 2014

The Missibaba BOOMBOX Project

The Missibaba BOOMBOX Project

  As part of the World Design Capital 2014 purpose to ‘Live Design, Transform Life’, the Missibaba team launched the BOOMBOX project. Chloe Townsend and Lizel Strydom invited 7 creatives to each design a custom Missibaba bag. They were given unprinted leather panels and asked to come up with a design to decorate the […]

‘Make a Plan’ | The WDC2014 Design Policy Conference

‘Make a Plan’ | The WDC2014 Design Policy Conference

  The ‘Make a Plan’ World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 Design Policy Conference aims to develop a policy that guides and encourages design thinking, investigates principles of action to encourage industry growth, feeds conversation and fosters innovation, not only in South Africa but throughout the entire African continent. Taking […]

The Nando’s Accidental Art Project on Video

The Nando’s Accidental Art Project on Video

[youtube]http://youtu.be/6XVeK4diL8s[/youtube]   In July Nando’s launched the Accidental Art (#WDC522) project and announced their plans to install two large-scale site-specific public artworks in Cape Town. Nando’s has been a supporter of local contemporary art since 2001, when they launched their Global Art Initiative. Their impressive art collection now hosts over […]

Presenting: The #WDC008 Pop-up Space

Presenting: The #WDC008 Pop-up Space

  We’ve passed the halfway mark of Cape Town’s year as World Design Capital and, as promised, the official #WDC008 Pop-up Space just opened its doors on Long Street. In true South African style, the space takes a do-it-yourself approach to design to showcase local creativity. We paid a visit to the new […]

Rado Star Prize Competition | Entries Are Open!

Rado Star Prize Competition | Entries Are Open!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CZNM6REsKc[/youtube]   This year, in support of Cape Town as World Design Capital, the Rado Star Prize competition is open to South Africans. This international design competition, held by the Rado Watch Company, supports young upcoming creatives in starting a design career. Having run in seven different countries around the world, this competition challenges […]

Nokia Lumia at the InAWE Residency

Nokia Lumia at the InAWE Residency

  The InAWE Residency is our World Design Capital 2014 artist residency project in collaboration with InAWE Stays. Together we’re inviting eight local creatives to stay at InAWE Stays, a beautiful house right in the centre of the Mother City with the most ridiculous views of the Table Mountain. During the residency each artist will […]

Presenting: Sebastian Borckenhagen at the InAWE Residency

Presenting: Sebastian Borckenhagen at the InAWE Residency

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtZ6MgSDQOo[/youtube]   Next up at the recently launched InAWE Residency Programme is the ridiculously talented writer, illustrator and artist Sebastian Borckenhagen.   The InAWE Residency programme is our World Design Capital in 2014 project, in a collaboration with InAWE Stays – a historic house and self-catering cottages in the heart of the Mother City. We’re inviting […]

8 Meaningful #WDC2014 Projects

8 Meaningful #WDC2014 Projects

Since we’re halfway through 2014, we’ve decided to take a closer look at what some of the World Design Capital Projects have been up to thus far. Here’s a list of 8 meaningful projects that are busy implementing design solutions to transform the lives of locals far beyond 2014.   […]