On 29 June 2012, the City of Cape Town will host the official signing ceremony for the Host City Agreement for the World Design Capital 2014 designation. This agreement binds the City to meet the requirements before and during 2014 as World Design Capital.
The day also marks World Industrial Design Day which was established with the aim of promoting awareness of the profession and highlighting the contributions that designers have made to improve the economic, social, cultural and environment quality of life throughout the world. You can read more about World Industrial Design Day here.
The first of many ‘Design Storming’ sessions will also take place the weekend following the signing of the Host City Agreement. These sessions will focus on one aspect of life that could be improved through design solutions. You can also get involved in changing people’s life in the City of Cape Town. If you’re interested follow this link.