Design is for Tomorrow: exhibition & events

Its nearly time for the 3rd annual Open Design Festival in Cape Town. The official opening is on the 12th August, and closing on the 23rd of August, with many events surrounding it.

For full details go to their site here.


Vintage Fashion Expo 2015 – This weekend

(See bellow for a competition the win tickets.)

The Vintage Fashion Expo 2015 – Event Details:

Where: The German Club, 6 Roodhek Terrace, 105B Hope St, Gardens, Cape Town (South Africa)
When: 28 & 29 March 2015. 10am-5pm.
Tickets: available through for R55 or at the door for R65. Tickets are limited and early booking is recommended.

For inquiries, contact The Vintage Experience at or on 073 863 5232

Potters Market in Rondebosch this weekend

Saturday 21st March 2015.

Entrance is free… Open all day, but arrive early to see the full variety before stalls sell out.

Where: corner of Campground and Sanddown, 7708 Cape Town, Western Cape

There is a playground in the corner to keep te kids busy, and food stalls if you want to make an outing of it.

Please feel free to reply with your thoughts about it, specially your favourites.


CatT’s Pick of the Design Indaba Expo 2015

I once again had the priveledge of attending the Design Indaba Expo. As a former product designer, I was pleasently surprised. The product and innovative design seemed more varied and interesting than in the past. Here follow my favourites, and a few chosen by my kids.

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watt scooter’s story continued…

eLabs Watt Scooter has a new chapter to add to what I wrote last year.

They have just won the Design Indaba innovation award for their practical & sustainable commuter solution.

For more information directly from Design Indaba, click here.

For my interview with the creators, click here.

Well done gentlemen!