Innovation, education and community are the building blocks of a sustainable, inclusive, prosperous society. Design and innovation are the unifying threads that link the building blocks and solutions to develop a better future world. One of Cape Town’s most dynamic design and innovation events, the Open Design Cape Town Festival, brings these concepts together
The 12-day programme takes place from 14 - 25 August 2017: 14 - 20 August at the festival hub, Cape Town City Hall 21 - 25 August: City Activation at various venues across the city and in other communities.
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DESIGNING CAREERS: more details and booking form further below
*Tickets: o R0,00: Event is FREE for schools to attend, but bookings are essential! BOOK NOW!
PROGRAMME:Designing Careers for High School learners is the Premier Design Education showcase. The programme includes:1. Top Tertiary Design Schools will present their schools and their different study options available2. One Stop Design Shop: Top Tertiary Design School Expo - showcasing a variety of study options and student work from different design disciplines.3. Tailored Talks by iconic SA Designers4. Movie Hour5. Food Quarter
SHOW & TELL: SA ICONIC DESIGNERS TO SHARE THEIR CREATIVE JOURNEYS1. Internationally acclaimed SA architect Luyanda Mpahlwa (Design Space Africa responsible for the design of the famous 10x10 Housing project) 2. Internationally acclaimed SA furniture and interior designer Haldane Martin who designed the Zulu Mama chair, the Songololo couch and the interior of Truth Coffee to mention a few
*Other speakers will be confirmed in due course
CONFIRMED LIST OF TOP TERTIARY DESIGN SCHOOLS THAT WILL EXHIBIT & PRESENT:
From Cape Town:
1. Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts2. Inscape Education Group 3. Cape Town Creative Academy4. CPUT – Cape Peninsula University of Technology5. Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 6. Vega7. AFDA
From Johannesburg:8. Greenside Design Centre
From Europe: 9. IED Istituto Europeo di Design Spa representing 11 different campuses in ITALY, SPAIN, BRAZIL
IMPORTANT: One or more educators/adults/parents must accompany learners to this event
MORE EVENTS FOR ALL EDUCATORS: Please find more details of the International STEAM Symposium and the IDEA Collective Design Thinking Workshop for Educators towards the end of this document.