Design Institute

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What is the SABS Design Institute?

The SABS Design Institute is the official national design promotion body of South Africa. Its mission is to be a centre of knowledge and a catalyst for the delivery of design. It focuses on unlocking socio-economic value through design and is committed to support the realisation of new ideas into sustainable enterprises.  Visit our website​

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Bright ideas?

Visit the Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Centre, a port of call for designers, innovators and entrepreneurs who need help to bring their products or services to market.


Get inspired

Attention designers! Visit our blog page for all the design news you need to know.


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What we do:

  • Product design & development
  • Concept development
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Corporate identity design
  • Brand development
  • Packaging design
  • Business coaching services​

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Our Website

The Design Institute is a valuable resource for South African designers. It can help move your bright idea to the next level. Visit our website​ to get inspired. It’s packed with articles, blogs, events and educational news, as well as links to great local and international design resources.

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