Cape Town creatives give back for Mandela Day

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Cape Town creatives give back for Mandela Day

This Mandela Day Cape Town’s creative community from film makers to designers, gave their 67 minutes to helping transform their communities and build a better world.

Here is Green Renaissance’s Story

“Nelson Mandela gave 67 years of his life fighting for social justice. We are encouraged to give only 67 minutes of our time, taking responsibility for changing the world into a better place, one small step at a time.

We noticed some broken benches along one of our favorite mountain paths, so the Green Renaissance team decided to use our 67 minutes to repair these. We live in a beautiful city, offering amazing opportunities for us to immerse ourselves in nature – now everyone can enjoy the view. Go Play.”

Design Indaba’s Story

“For Mandela Day 2012 Design Indaba joined creative forces with the Boundless Heart Foundation, Cecile & Boyd’s, Xanita, AM Cargo and architect Y Tsai to gift the community of Blikkiesdorp in Delft, outside Cape Town, with their very own library.”

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Design Indaba Expo 2012

Presenting the very best of South African creativity, Design Indaba Expo is a showcase of exceptional design across all disciplines, including advertising, architecture, craft, décor, film, fashion, graphic design, interior design, jewellery, new media, publishing, product design, visual media and more.

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Shove – How design can nudge social behaviour and boost the economy

In this video David Kester (chief executive of the UK’s Design Council), explores ways that design can help nudge social behaviour and boost the economy. Kester talks specifically about design interventions that positively influence healthcare issues and social issues, such as alcohol abuse. He promotes a new design-led approach that turn social challenges into economic opportunities.

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Your Street Challenge

The Your Street Challenge invites creative proposals for how an aspect of Cape Town street life can be enhanced through the power of design.

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