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Design Will Save the World? Live Magazine SA & British Council Connect ZA launch

 Design Will Save the World? Live Magazine SA & British Council Connect ZA launch

In celebration of this year’s World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, Live Magazine SA and British Council Connect ZA will host the first of their #CreativeHustles for 2014 – Design Will Save the World?– in Johannesburg and Cape Town. #CreativeHustles are a series of FREE events for young people, aged 18 to 30 years, to engage with established creative industry professionals and arts practitioners.

Taking place at Cape Town Creative Academy on Wednesday 26 February and University of Johannesburg’s FADA Gallery on Monday 3 March, young people will have the chance to hear from, and speak with, leading South African and international designers.  Three emerging young designers from each city will also pitch their problem-solving products or ideas to the panel of design experts and the audience.


Daniel Charny – UK curator and founder of Fixperts
Mark Henning
 – freelance designer and co-member of the design duo Blackhat and Nimbus
Jana Scholze – curator of contemporary furniture and product design at the V&A Museum

Zahira Asmal – founder and managing director of Designing South Africa

Mokena Makeka – creative & managing director of Makeka Design Lab cc

Greer Valley – creator and co-owner of Kushn, a pan-African leather goods and design studio

Francois Jonker (facilitator) – Academic Coordinator at Cape Town Creative Academy


Daniel Charny – UK curator and founder of Fixperts

Sindiso Nyoni – contemporary illustrator, activist, street-artist, and multi-disciplinary graphic designer 

Sphiwe Giba – one of the emerging creatives for Design Indaba Expo 2014

Chris Bradnum – industrial designer and University of Johannesburg lecturer 

Christa Van Zyl – lecturer  at the Faculty of Communication Design, University of Johannesburg

The Cape Town #CreativeHustle is supported by 
Cape Town Creative Academy. The Johannesburg #CreativeHustle is supported by FADA Gallery. There are limited places available, so registration is essential to secure your place. Registration is available here

For more information about the #CreativeHustles, visit or follow @LiveMagSA @Connect_ZA #creativehustles.

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