Cape Town designated as 2014 World Design Capital!

Cape Town, South Africa has beaten stiff competition in the form of Bilbao, Spain and Dublin, Ireland, to be awarded the title of 2014 World Design Capital, by ICSID. The announcement was made at the 2011 IDA Congress in Taipei at 12:20pm local time, and 06:20am in Cape Town.

2014 marks two decades of democracy in South Africa, a symbolic milestone for the country.