Today, Cape Town Design NPC (the organisation tasked with running WDC2014), together with Executive Mayor Alderman Patricia de Lille, announced the much-anticipated Programme for World Design Capital® Cape Town 2014 at a joint press conference, celebrating and lauding local design thinking.
Watch the signing of the Host City Agreement between the City of Cape Town and the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), officially making Cape Town the World Design Capital for 2014.
Rouen Smit explores what exactly Cape Town’s designation as World Design Capital 2014 entails and what citizens will experience.
Whirlwind inspection ahead: ICSID judges arrive in Cape Town ahead of a 2 day inspection of our City and its
As part of the yearlong programme of events, designated WDC cities are mandated to host a calendar of various design-related events. Throughout the course of the year, the WDC Organising Committee (WDCOC) – the working group of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), work in conjunction with local WDC Project Management teams, to develop project programming, support event planning, promote the WDC Calendar and ensure the integrity of the WDC Brand is maintained at all events.