The best of South African creativity, all in one place. Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March 2013.

Event Information

  • Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 20:00
  • Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 20:00
  • Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 18:00
Venue • Cape Town International Convention Centre

Tickets available at the door or from Computicket

Adults: R70

Pensioners and students: R50 (at the door only)

Ages 10-18: R40 (at the door only)

Under 10s: Free

Design Indaba Expo is a showcase of the very best South African design products. Bespoke, curated and 100% local, it's all about creative distinction! 

South African creativity is blossoming and there is no better place to experience it than at the annual Design Indaba Expo.

Design Indaba Expo 2013 takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March 2013.

As the country's premier showcase of high-end, homegrown design, Design Indaba Expo is also the only platform that welcomes advertising, craft, decor, fashion, product design, industrial design, new media, publishing, visual art, jewellery design and graphic design, all under one roof.

In 2012 Design Indaba Expo covered an additional 1 000 squares metres of floor space and welcomed more than 40 000 visitors over three days.

For more information about Design Indaba Expo, please click here or contact the Design Indaba office on +27 21 465 9966 or email diexpo@interactiveafrica.com.

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Design Indaba Expo 2013 features a tightly curated consortium of designers and entrepreneurs. Of the more than 350 exhibitors showing their work, approximately 115 are new to the Expo, including 40 gifted self-starters in the Emerging Creatives section.

MBOISA 2013 finalists to be announced.

Design Indaba has invited Li Edelkoort to curate an exhibition of South African design, which will be a feature stand located at the centre of the Expo.

Thursday, 28 February, 2013 - 10:00 to 19:00

Buyers welcome breakfast served at 10:30.

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 20:00

Experience the best of South African creativity at Design Indaba Expo. Book Now!

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 10:30 to 19:00
Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 11:30 to 16:30
Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 13:30 to 14:00

Announcement of Design Indaba Expo 2013 Innovation Award Winner and Most Creative Stand Winner

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 15:00 to 15:30

Daniel Charny, independent curator and cofounder of creative projects consultancy From Now On, launches his new international project Fixperts in South Africa, calling on designers to share the creative and social values of design

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 18:00 to 20:00

Turn up the volume! DStv moves you with live performances by hot local music acts AKA, accompanied by DJ Fanatic, and Moneoa.

Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 20:00

Experience the best of South African creativity at Design Indaba Expo. Book Now!

Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 10:30 to 19:00
Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 10:30 to 11:00
Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 11:00 to 16:00
Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 12:00 to 12:30

Jane Raphaely, chairperson of Associated Media Publishing, shares more tales from her autobiography, JANE RAPHAELY Unedited.

Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 15:00 to 15:30

Anthony Silverston, director and creative producer at Triggerfish, talks about the making of  “Adventures in Zambezia”

Saturday, 2 March, 2013 - 18:00 to 20:00

Turn up the volume! DStv moves you with live performances by hot local music acts Gazelle and Planet Lindela.

Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 10:00 to 18:00

Experience the best of South African creativity at Design Indaba Expo. Book Now!

Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 10:30 to 17:00
Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 11:30 to 12:00
Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 12:00 to 16:00
Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 13:00 to 13:30
Sunday, 3 March, 2013 - 16:00 to 16:30

Announcement of winner of Most Beautiful Object in South Africa

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