Cape Town: The World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town has been elected World Design Capital 2014.


450 projects have officially been set and will be part of the Program throughout the year.

Cape Town will be the host to numerous World Design Capital Signature Events during 2014, including an International Design House Exhibition, an International Design Policy Conference and an International Design Gala  just to name a few.

People will be at the center of this WDC 2014 event. This is not design as an end-product, this is design for changing peoples’ lives. An amazing year to show African innovations.

Live design

The projects are featured into six clusters to act as navigational beacons for various audiences. These clusters can be seen as unique opportunities to organize any kind of event that suit to your purpose or philosophy.

Lifestyle enhancers: Design that gives meaning through fashion, arts, culture, sports and recreation.

Business that builds: Design that adds value to the economy through innovation, finance, systems and social entrepreneurship.

Sustainability solutions: Design that focuses on efficiency and resilience related to food, energy, water and the natural environment.

Connections that unite: Design that elevates communication, transportation and social cohesion.

Education that elevates: Design that shares knowledge through schools, exhibitions and skills development.

Community improvement: Design that improves health, wellness, housing and urban Development.

The launch of WDC 2014 takes place on the 31st of December 2013 with the New Year’s Eve of Design signature event.

visa wdc

Don’t miss out this unique opportunity to (re)discover the vibrant, bustling and eclectic arts and cultural life made in Cape Town and enjoy the beauty of the City in a special tailor-made tour for Corporate Events and Incentive trips.

Clock Tower WDC 2014

Whatever is your interest (design, street art, fashion, art galleries…) our team of experts will be able to customize your event to immerse you into Cape Town’s remarkable beauty and unique diversity.

by Maria Casali
  • stephanexo

    Well done Cape Town, so proud of this city !