PIVOT Dublin 2014; Designing Growth, being a Design Capital and more.
2014 is promising to be a very interesting year and congratulations to Cape Town who hold the World Design Capital 2014 designation. Thanks Heather Parker, Cape Town’s legacy officer, for curating an impressive series of blog posts on Cape Town’s ambitious 2014 programme. You can check these out here
Review of our fortnight of guest bloggers from the World Design Capital
Over the past two weeks we have had the pleasure of having guest bloggers from Cape Town World Design Capital 2014. We invited them to write about their city and the impact World Design Capital has had on promoting appreciation for the transformative role of design.
Guest blog by Daniel Sullivan from the City of Cape Town’s WDC internal projects
Cities are extraordinary organisations. They manage a level of complexity that would stymie most corporates; and they are subject to a kind of scrutiny, and a kind of legislative control, that would make the private sector rebel.
Guest blog by Robin Jutzen, from the City of Cape Town’s Arts & Culture Department.
According to some, the World Design Capital opportunity won’t help Cape Town’s creative economy much at all. Others argue that the award – along with its attendant spinoffs – is the silver bullet we’ve been waiting for. The truth, as usual, likes the middle road