By Louw Roets We were briefed to go to Green Market Square in Cape Town CBD and did not really have any idea WHAT we were looking for, definitely not WHY we were looking for it but we were told HOW to look for the information. This was done in groups in order to(…)
By Lauren Kansley The annual Design-Development and Research (DDR) conference has extended its deadline for submissions until 7 July 2014. The international conference is organized by CPUT’s Informatics and Design Faculty and is now in its fourth year. Last year it was hosted in Ghana, and is a recognised World Design Capital 2014(…)
By Lauren Kansley A dress designed by a CPUT lecturer has stolen the show at a red carpet screening for a Hollywood blockbuster. Wearing the stunning beaded and silk creation, model Tanit Phoenix held her own alongside A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the Maleficent premier in Los Angeles recently. Fashion Design lecturer Jas Myburgh(…)
Statement of Requirement Maker Library Network Co-ordinator Duration Until end of April 2015 Location Cape Town Monthly Approx. 12 days a month Fee structure To be proposed by consultant Overview The Maker Library Network (MLN) is a British Council project commissioned as part of Connect ZA, a programme running throughout 2014 & 15 which aims(…)
On 22 May 2014, I was lucky enough to catch a little bit of the MIDA (Made in Democratic Africa) trans-disciplinary workshop taking place at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology from 19 – 23 May 2014. The theme of this workshop was ‘Object and Symbol: A Contemporary African Aesthetic’ and involved three Italian Design(…)
#WDC465 Design Garage The Design Garage now has a confirmed permanent home in Roland Street. We have secured the funding to get the shop/conference centre/exhibition space/ coffee shop/ meeting hub completed and our architects, Jungle (another WDC team) are working on the final design for the space. #WDC439 Urban Studio The Urban Studio is(…)
CPUT have recently received interest by Ogilvy advertising agency to fill 6 positions for their graduate programme for 2015.
By LAUREN KANSLEY The majestic backdrop of Table Mountain is enough to inspire anyone to produce great art. Recently a group of 20 second and third year graphic design students at CPUT took part in a drawing event called 1000 Drawings, a World Design Capital Recognised project, which invites anyone to draw anything on an(…)
The Better Living Challenge aims to gather and showcase the best home improvement solutions for low-income living. We are on the hunt for products, services and systems that are innovative, affordable & green. STAND A CHANCE TO WIN AND SEE YOUR IDEAS IN THE MARKET.
By Alice Scott It was a busy start of the year for the imaginethat* team with two big events happening in close proximity to each other. It began with the launch of Shaping a Shared World, a collaborative arts, design and technology exhibition between Aalto University in Helsinki and CPUT. The exhibition, held at(…)