We’re on a search for South Africa’s most innovative entrepreneur and industry pioneers!
Between 10 August 2018 to 10 September 2018, you can submit your entries and stand a chance to work collaboratively with industry leaders and established designers across various industries to develop a quality prototype or grow your startup business.
A bright idea lies at the root of any new product development. This idea should then be screened for viability and it is at this point where many entrepreneurs make the fatal mistake of getting married to their idea, trying to force it to work against all odds.
Design plays a crucial role in manufacturing, and manufacturing forms the cornerstone of industrialisation. The SABS Design Institute is actively elevating design in this country to a place where it would be reckoned as an essential step in the manufacturing process.
“The Design Institute continues to contribute to the development of enterprises by facilitating the application of design innovation approaches to a range of socio-economic challenges.”
Egoli Textiles produces African textiles and fashion, inspired by indigenous designs.read more
Annabel knew from a young age that she had what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.read more
Lerato is a leader in her own right, setting an example for ladies in the automotive space.read more
The SABS DI with our partners salutes women who are making strides in the entrepreneurial space.read more
With the visit of ico-D to the Design Institute, I have pondered the issue of history.read more
Beware of getting married to your product idea. What do I mean by that?read more
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