Open Design Festival Cape Town 2019
18th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
A dynamic and diverse design-focused city-wide festival that acts as an interactive platform attracting participants from across diverse demographics and communities. The Open Design Festival is based in Cape Town, lasting 10 days and celebrates the impact of design as a driver of economic, environmental and social development. The festival aims to be accessible to all, and particularly encourages participants from a wide range of backgrounds and communities. The Open Design Festival states that its mission is to ‘develop a culture of design’ that will in turn cultivate future socio-economic growth.
Design is the unifying thread that links innovation, education and community as the building blocks of a sustainable, inclusive, prosperous society. The festival brings these concepts together in a programme of inspiration, discussion and discovery.