Cape Town’s bid story

The City of Cape Town's successful bid for World Design Capital 2014 was coordinated by the Cape Town Partnership, in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders and supporters.

Anticipation: Watch as Cape Town celebrates during a pre-announcement party

In anticipation of the World Design Capital 2014 announcement, the Cape Town Design Network hosted a pre-announcement event at The Assembly. Cape Town for World Design Capital supporters gathered to celebrate the impending announcement in the festive and jubilant atmosphere. The event featured Pecha Kucha style talks by Mokena Makeka, Zahira Asmal, Matthew Buckland, Zayd Minty, and Andre Vorster. Produced by One.Dog.Chicken, the video captures the excitement and vibrant mood in Cape Town on the eve of the World Design Capital 2014 announcement.