Images courtesy of Design Indaba 2013
The Design Indaba will once more bring all the best of South African creativity into one place for a showcase of exceptional design across all disciplines.
First established in 1995 with its flagship conference, the Design Indaba began as a multifaceted platform committed to a bettering the world through creativity. The expo has since, evolved into a multidisciplinary experience of community initiatives, training workshops, music festivals, design projects, performances and publications.
The conference has continued to grow from year to year with the expo in 2012 covering additional 1000 squares metres of floor space and seeing more than 40 000 visitors. Not surprising as the conference has become the country’s premier showcase of high-end, home-grown design.
Visitors can expect the blossoming of South African creativity in such areas as, Architecture and interiors; Art and Photography; Craft; Creative Economy; Design Thinking; Fashion and Jewellery design; Graphic design and Illustration; Music and Sound; and Product Design.
Design enthusiasts who are looking for accommodation in Cape Town during the Design Indaba Expo will be pleased to know that the Taj Cape Town is located in the city centre, close to the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Taj is a wonderful design destination, as the beautifully restored architecture represents an innovative twist on timeless elegance.
The Design Indaba Expo will be taking place from Friday, 1st March 2013 till Sunday, 3rd March 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Tickets are available at the door or from Computicket at R70 for adults. Pensioners and students can get in for R50 and ages 10 -18 can get in for R40 at the door only, while children under 10 can attend for free.
The Taj Cape Town offers stylish accommodation in Cape Town in the city centre. The Taj Cape Town, situated close to the CTICC, venue for the Design Indaba, and other Cape Town attractions, boasts fine restaurants and the exquisite Jiva Spa.