Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront development is to have a new five star hotel with interiors by Wilson & Associates. The 320-room Table Bay Hotel, part of South Africa’s Sun International chain, is set to open in June 1997. The Dallas-based consultancy worked in tandem with its Johannesburg office, which now employs about 10 design staff on the project. The group is currently designing interiors for hotel ventures in Mauritius, the Seychelles and Gaborone in Botswana.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Design studio Start has created Folio, an online platform where the university’s 20,000 art and design students can upload their own work, and like and share other people’s.
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has redesigned the tennis tournament’s logo, drawing inspiration from its existing flaming ball symbol.
Else creative director and partner Dave Dunlop traveled to Austin Texas to find out how designers are increasingly embracing socially responsible tech solutions, which have “inclusion and empowerment” at their