Designing Careers High School Programme

Thu 11 2016 - Fri 12 2016 @ 09:00 - 12:00
  • Venue:   Design Education Wing, 1st floor, CT City Hall
  • Event Host:   Open Design
  • Admission:   Pre-bookings only
  • Contact: Sune Stassen,

About the event:


11 August – 12 August

15 August – 19 August

The programme includes various activities. Listen to engaging presentations by top tertiary design schools about design-related study and career options. Visit the One-Stop Design Shop, an exhibition featuring the top tertiary design schools from the Western Cape. Other exciting activities like movie shorts and the opportunity to meet and spend some quality time with an iconic SA designer will educate learners about the values and impact of design in everyday life.

The Designing Careers High School Programme runs every weekday. This pre-booked event is fully booked and there is currently a waiting list. If you want your school to participate and be added to the waiting list, please contact Sune Stassen.

What’s New?

Designing Careers has invited some of South Africa’s most well-known designers to speak to learners visiting City Hall for the Designing Careers programme. Who will be your mystery speaker on the day? Here’s a sneak peek of who might meet.


Architect Luyanda Mpahlwa from Design Space Africa
Architect Y. Tsai, from Y Tsai Design Studio
Artist Heath Nash
Crafters studio Monkeybiz
Zizipho Poswa and Andile Dyalvane from Imiso Ceramics
Furniture designer Haldane Martin

OPEN DAY 13 August at Cape Town City Hall

Come back with your parents and friends on 13 August for the Designing Careers Open Day, when tertiary design schools are hosting workshops and a number of designers from different industries will give you a greater insight into various career options.


Location: Design Education Wing, 1st floor, CT City Hall
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