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Monday, 16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mors up-cycles to success with CDI assistance »
CDI member Mors has had a fruitful and long-standing relationship with the CDI and has benefitted from numerous programmes...
Monday, 09 July 2018
Weaving rugs into works of art - Nkuli Mlangeni »
The Ninevites specialises in hand-woven rugs like the Imitha rug (Photos: Simon Berg), courtesy of Mail & Guardia...
Friday, 06 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beader empowers unemployed women »
Yolisa Mathayo (above) attended the CDI's product of place workshop recently. With craftin...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local artist Charles Small benefits from CDI's “Product of Place” training »
  Local artist Charles Small has created a body of work consis...
Friday, 08 June 2018
Grant funding available for growing South African SMEs »
The Craft and Design Institute (CDI) has today opened a new application round for its R12.8million Growth Fund to boost SM...

Announcements
Tuesday, 13 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Please note: The CDI phone lines are down as we switch systems »
Please note: our telephone service providers are in the process of porting us to a new telephone management system and ou...
Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Important message: Please be aware of fraud »
  It has come to the attention of the CDI that our name is being used fraudulently by an individua...
Wednesday, 05 April 2017
Product Support bookings: Due to an adjustment in our system - bookings via telephone only »
  Product Support bookings Due to an adjustment in our system -...
Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Please note: our next calendar of business workshops will be available on 14 April 2017 »
  Please note that our next calendar of business workshops will be available on 14 April 2017.
Monday, 27 February 2017
Change in Product Support bookings for March 2017 »
Due to an adjustment in our scheduling system we are for the month of March 2017 taking bookings via telephone only....

Other News
Monday, 21 November 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scoring high with arcade machines that make learning fun »
  Young entrepreneur Regina Kgatle grew up in Hammanskraal in Gauteng, where she was surrounded by ent...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Don’t be afraid – core design skills for the future »
Rael Futerman from the UCT d-school speaks at the CCDI Design Human Capital Forum at Open Design...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The power of narrative in human-centred design »
  We recently chatted to Anne-Marie Hanna, a video producer and...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weaving the threads of Cape Town artisanal fabric »
How can a service design approach help local textile artisans create a sustainable future? Francesco Mazzarella, PhD Res...
Friday, 29 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The imagined becomes real at Open Design Cape Town »
    Curious about the Steve Jobs factor? Ever thought of cr...

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