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SHIFT: Social Design Challenge - Cape Town, April 2013

SHIFT: Social Design Challenge - Cape Town, April 2013

Pressmeddelanden   •   Maj 15, 2013 16:17 CEST

This social design intervention hosted in collaboration with Masibambisane Secondary School in Delft took place in Cape Town, 16 - 26 April 2013. Challenge participants included the 10 Fresh Talents, 6 Delft youth and 3 Swedish Design Ambassadors, who were set to task to design and implement solutions to improve the lives of the Delft youth, centered around the school - in just 10days!

South Africa's promising young sustainable designers announced

South Africa's promising young sustainable designers announced

Pressmeddelanden   •   Apr 30, 2013 15:30 CEST

Shift awards its 2012-2013 Fresh Talent winners. Cape Town – The winners of the 2012-2013 Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition, hosted by Shift were announced at the Sustainable Design Awards, at City Hall Cape Town on Friday, 26 April, 2013. Shift is a South African NPO that empowers youth through practical skills transfer for social, environmental and economic sustainability.

Finalists announced for the 2012-13 Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition

Finalists announced for the 2012-13 Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition

Pressmeddelanden   •   Okt 31, 2012 12:16 CET

Today, 31 October 2012 – Shift announced the sixteen finalist concepts for this year’s Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition. Shift is a Non Profit Organisation that aims to raise awareness amongst young South Africans about the role that design can play in developing practical and sustainable solutions to every day challenges.

2012- 2013 Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition: Call for entries!

2012- 2013 Fresh Talent Sustainable Design Competition: Call for entries!

Pressmeddelanden   •   Sep 18, 2012 09:03 CEST

The competition is our main platform to showcase examples of sustainable design and how small things can make a BIG difference. This call to action challenges creatives to think beyond beauty and functionality and consider how design can influence significant positive change to local and global communities and natural environments.

Industrial design improves society

Industrial design improves society

Pressmeddelanden   •   Jun 29, 2012 09:58 CEST

In light of the 6th World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) taking place on 29 June, the Eco Design Initiative would like to acknowledge the vital contribution that industrial design has played in improving our society on an economic, sustainable and environmental front.

South Africa's Fresh Talent competition winners head to Sweden

South Africa's Fresh Talent competition winners head to Sweden

Pressmeddelanden   •   Jun 13, 2012 15:23 CEST

Fresh Talent Competition winners showcase their designs at Form/Design Center in Malmö.

Eyes on the Prize: Exchanging skills and culture for sustainability

Eyes on the Prize: Exchanging skills and culture for sustainability

Pressmeddelanden   •   Dec 13, 2011 09:16 CET

The Eco Design initiative is an action-orientated skills development and culture exchange between designers for sustainability from across South Africa and Sweden. The Eco Design Initiative will host the Fresh Talent Workshop and the launch of Sustainable Design Showcase at Cape Town City Hall and the social design intervention at Sakumlandela Primary School in Khayelitsha, 7 – 16 March 2012.

World class collaborations for sustainable design

World class collaborations for sustainable design

Pressmeddelanden   •   Okt 14, 2011 11:28 CEST

The Eco Design Initiative is pioneering the sustainable movement for South Africa by engaging global youth in a sustainable design program that includes an annual competition, the development of educational content, workshops, exhibitions and international exchanges. The Eco Design Initiative connects South African and Swedish organizations in a knowledge and culture exchange programme.

Eco Design Competition calls South African youth to design their hearts out

Eco Design Competition calls South African youth to design their hearts out

Pressmeddelanden   •   Jun 26, 2011 15:24 CEST

By 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to reach 9 billion people, putting pressure on the “comforts of home” we have become accustomed to. The annual Eco Design Competition, hosted in South Africa asks young creatives for new ways in which to create products and services that will allow for harmonious developments and continuous growth. The Competition is themed Home is where the heat is...

Welcome to the Eco Design Showcase

Welcome to the Eco Design Showcase

Pressmeddelanden   •   Maj 20, 2011 19:29 CEST

An open letter from the Curator

 No Shit! Eco Design Showcase

No Shit! Eco Design Showcase

Pressmeddelanden   •   Maj 15, 2011 18:26 CEST

Shaping our Sustainable Future