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
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.
The Christmas season brings that feeling of looming budget-stretching. Eat out everyday, party cares away - that's how Cape Town does the silly season and, we admit, keeping up can be a strain. Luckily, a selection of lady Cape Town's artists and designers, have brought us empathetic solutions to the seasonal strain. Start off the morning with a Garage Sale. Nope, not used jockstraps and one-eyed teddy bears, this Garage Sale is only a Garage Sale by location. Swinging into the sunshine with lemonade and pancakes as of 10AM, Cape Town artists (including our infamous Faith47) commune to show their wares tomorrow (16th Decmber), in a goods-filled garage. The rendezvous point is Eldorado Garages, 3 Military Rd, Tamboerskloof