Applications for Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives Programme close at midnight on 30 October 2019.

A world of exciting, career-enhancing opportunities awaits those who are selected to participate in the Design Indaba Emerging Creative Class of 2020.

Time is running out to join Design Indaba’s career-accelerating Emerging Creatives Programme! There’s space for 50 outstanding young creatives from all sectors – architects, fashion designers, illustrators, furniture designers, jewellers, graphic designers, filmmakers and multi-disciplinary mavericks – and the chosen few will have the chance to participate at the Design Indaba Conference 2020 in Cape Town as well as the Johannesburg simulcast venue.

This unmissable once-in-a-lifetime opportunity also includes return flights to Cape Town, accommodation for the duration of Design Indaba Festival 2020, a profile on, and a year of prolonged national and international media exposure, including online video, web articles and social media posts. An ongoing network of support and exposure is also assured.

The Emerging Creatives Programme has been aiding young designers since 2005, helping to launch the careers of creatives such as Kristin-lee Moolman, Thebe Magugu, Rich Mnisi, Laduma NgxokoloKatherine-Mary PichulikNeo Mahlangu and Andile Dyalvane. Successful entrants gain access to an unparalleled exhibition platform, support, education and mentorship.

Hurry and apply now – applications close at midnight on 30 October 2019!


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