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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...
Sunday, 27 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We have moved! Please note our new address at the V&A Waterfront »
We have moved! After 17 years located as part of what was known as the East City – we have moved to a new green...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Artist and designer Nic Hester develops new sculpture at CDI »
Artist and designer Nic Hester came to the CDI to get assistance with a new art project – creating a sculptural portrait o...
Monday, 07 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDI plays pivotal role in serious game development »
  Serious About Games, a project the Craft and Design Institute ( CDI) has been a partner on since...
Monday, 16 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DISF recipients win prestigious awards »
Two of the seven recipients of the second round of the CDI’s Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF) have won prestigious award...

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....

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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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