World Design Capital Cape Town


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Cape Town, South Africa, Throughout the year
Cape Town has been designated World Design Capital 2014, a prestigious designation bestowed biennially by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design. Signature events during 2014 include the International Design House Exhibition, International Design Policy Conference, and International Design Gala. The programme showcases four central themes: African innovation / global conversation, African ideas that speak to the world; bridging the divide / design that reconnects the city and reconciles its communities; today for tomorrow / sustainable solutions for people and the planet; and beautiful spaces – beautiful things / inspiring architecture, interiors, food, fashion, jewellery, craft, art, and creativity.