Colour Africa - Proverbs is a colouring book of beautifully illustrated proverbs from all over Africa. These words of wisdom teach children universal truths in an engaging and interactive way. Respect, compassion and teamwork are central themes. Each of the 10 proverbs appears in its original home language, with an English translation and a picture. There is also a fun game in the center of the book to reinforce the main messages from the ten proverbs. Colouring the lively hand-drawn letters is a great way for children to learn different lettershapes. The book is designed and produced in Cape Town. It is suitable for children 4-8 years old and is currently available in English and Afrikaans. The cover is printed on 100%
There are few things as exciting as creative ideas made real through design. The next level of enjoying these features is when we are able to employ them in our own homes. This is exactly what can be achieved with Wintec’s outstanding STRATFLEX™ product range. STRATFLEX™ is a new, patented technology and design innovation that enables rigid flat boards to be strategically flexed, in two and three dimensions, to create seating and related products for the flat pack market. The easy-to-assemble STRATFLEX™ range is manufactured from Finnish plywood and combined with frames made from locally sourced and sustainable Saligna timber. Its natural finish expresses the inherent qualities of the material. The initial
The annual Design Indaba Conference and Expo kick off in Cape Town at the CTICC from the 27th of February to March the 3rd 2013. The Indaba is a showcase of the very best South African design products and designers. Bespoke, curated and 100% local, it's all about creative distinction! The Design Indaba Expo is the only platform that welcomes advertising, craft, decor, fashion, product design, industrial design, new media, publishing, visual art, jewellery design and graphic design, all under one roof. This year the Expo welcomes a host of new-comers including popular pop-up food shops and even the Cape Town Food Trucks. For the full programme of events at the Expo including Pecha Kuchas, Fashion Shows and DIY workshops visit
Cape Town was awarded the prestigious status of World Design Capital 2014, this title is appointed to cities that are dedicated to using design for social, cultural and economic development. This just goes to show, that Cape Town and her people are one of the most creative cities in the world. As a young boy, Andrew Lundin discovered his passion for woodwork and developed his skills into a full time profession as a jack of all creative trades. Andrew is a carpenter, masonry-man, joiner, and furniture designer; it’s because of guys like Andrew that Cape Town is the creative beauty she is. “I love small spaces and the challenges involved with making them functional as well as aesthetically beautiful,” explains Andrew. “I
Cape Town Awarded World Design Capital 2014 – A Win For Cape Town, South Africa and The African Continent.
Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for the year 2014, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. The sought-after accolade was awarded to the Mother City this morning at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei. Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, accepted the award on behalf of Cape Town, South Africa and the African continent. In her acceptance speech De Lille said: “It is an honour for me to be addressing you here today as mayor of the first African city to be named a World Design Capital. A city belongs to its people and it must be designed for and with them and their communities. For many years, people have been applying innovative solutions to our challenges.