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05 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
33 leading South African designers to showcase at Cape Town exhibition »
A group of 33 leading South African designers will present their new product ranges of small furniture, lighting, home tex...
29 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#cocreateDESIGN Festival launches in Cape Town »
  The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL is a new initiative of the N...
01 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth gain valuable experience through EPWP programme with CDI »
  The CDI has been providing great opportunities for young people to gain valuable experience in vario...
30 November 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Robben Island history and heritage inspires CDI skills training project »
  The Robben Island Museum has established a Community Beneficiation Craft Development Centre that...
30 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet our CDI member: Bili Beadwear »
  Bili Beadwear handcrafts beaded removable bra...
28 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Entries open for National Craft Competition 2018: R50 000 Platinum Award »
  The CDI will this year again be participating on the judgin...
27 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Designing a positive future for the challenge of plastic pollution in the ocean »
  The CDI was part of an initiative that saw five students from the Cape Peninsula Universi...
27 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
R33million boost for job creation and innovation in SA »
(Left to Right) Najwah Allie-Edries, Deputy Director General Employment Facilitation within the Jobs Fund; Mariette Willia...
02 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cape Town named Africa’s first UNESCO City of Design »
The Woodstock Exchange - one of Cape Town's design hubs   Statement by the City’...
11 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DISF recipients make strides with their innovations »
  It’s been six months since seven Western Cape entrepreneurs received grants of up to half a million...
06 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grandt Mason - Designing with sustainability in mind »
    Our Product Support Co-ordinator David van Staden...
06 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI launches at Joburg Art Fair with top public and private sector leaders »
    We recently hosted a special event at the FNB Joburg...
06 October 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
CDI members achieve over R190 000 in sales at international conference »
  An approach by Turners Conferences to facilitate the recrui...
06 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Super Workshops across SA get businesses skilled up for growth »
As part of our mandate from the Department of Small Business Development to facilitate business development interventions...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Success for CDI members at Decorex – R115 000 in sales »
Seven of our CDI Western Cape members had the opportunity to showcase at Decorex Joburg, the décor, design and lifestyle...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peek gains over R1.8m in media exposure »
In the six months since we launched www.peek.org.za – our game-changing online platform dedicated to showcasing beautifu...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Business Neighbourhood – Q & A with ceramic artist Madoda Fani »
Article written by Kit Heathcock and published in the Sunday Times Neighbourhood, 27 August http://yourneighbourhood.co.z...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI members showcase at Maison et Objet Paris 2017 »
    A group of 10 local producers and CDI members are in Pa...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI launches academic partnership with Spier Arts Academy »
We have entered into a special partnership with the Spier Arts Academy in Cape Town in which we are integrating our busine...
06 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI survey shows value of design retail in Cape Town is over R400m »
The Watershed is the craft and design node at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town The Craft and Design...
05 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SA’s first craft and design directory launched »
  A new book cataloguing hundreds of beautiful South African craft and design...
11 August 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Update from Erica Elk: We’re changing our name! »
We’re changing our name! From this moment on we are no longer CCDI but the CDI. The Craf...
02 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI helps Westlake community create vision for the future »
  The CDI, with the assistance of Anne Marie Hanna of Commpost, facilitated a vibrant community vision...
02 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
City of Cape Town clinic staff use design thinking to improve patient service »
  Three City of Cape Town Clinics have been participating in a #...
02 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q & A with ceramics artist and designer Lisa Firer »
    Public spaces such as restaurants can open up many door...
02 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peek grows as businesses from all nine provinces sign up »
  Sun necklace by Mzamose arts and crafts based in Mpumalanga...
02 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join us at Open Design Festival Cape Town 2017! »
  The CDI has partnered once again with Open Design Cape Town,...
20 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Discount: Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 2017 Conference and Expo »
CDI members – claim your discount! Be part of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneur...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BLC2 launches with focus on upgrading of informal homes »
  The second iteration of the Better Living Challenge (BLC) was officially launched on 30 June at an e...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BLC2 hosts first Design + Build workshop »
Participants in the Design Build Workshop at the CDI   The Better Living Challen...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dassault Systems SOLIDWORKS donates 3D design software to CDI »
CDI’s David van Staden (left) with Quintin Burger from MECAD Systems  ...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI takes workshop for early stage businesses to three more provinces »
The group of participants from Kimberly, Northern Cape during a workshop   After the...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Business Neighbourhood - Q & A with Glenda Pieters »
Article written by Kit Heathcock and published in the Sunday Times Neighbourhood, 14 May 2017 http://yourneighbourhoo...
05 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI members find success at Design Joburg: R290 000 in orders secured »
    Lesego Maloka of Pone Creatives participated in D...
22 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI and Knowmads partner on pioneering learning journey »
  C hanging one’s outlook on life – participants at the Craft and Design Institute Knowmads lear...

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