Different by Design
Greenside Design Center is an internationally acclaimed, specialist design college focused on nurturing creative and innovative thinkers. Our philosophy is based on being Different by Design in order to train graduates to bring fresh ideas and new thinking to design tasks.
• Each of our programmes are benchmarked against local and international standards to ensure each student receives the highest level of quality design education. • Our curriculum is modelled on workplace scenarios to give students a practical understanding of how they can use their skills in the real world. • Students have access to lecturers, resources and the latest software to help them fulfil their course requirements and hone their skills.
WHAT WE OFFER: • Graphic design courses for the visual communicators interested in learning good design principals and creating beautiful visual compositions. • Multimedia design courses for the tech-savvy individuals ready to marry their design ideas with the digital world. • Interior design courses for those that think in three dimensions and want to create spaces that positively affect how we live life, every day.
Greenside Design Center is committed to providing students with the best resources for their design journey. Choose us today to start yours and see why we are Different by Design.
Congratulations to our students for their amazing 10% projects and their wonderful presentations on Friday. The 10% project is Greenside Design Center’s unique answer to the call for community engagement in higher education and is where the college dedicates 10 percent of its teaching and learning time to improve the life of communities through design. The initiative sees students working in mul [...]
Innovation is part of our DNA and exciting things are always on the brew at GDC. On Saturday 28 July Greenside Design Center hosted a gdcTHiNK design thinking workshop to foster innovation and entrepreneurial thinking skills. Innovation Brew: How Might We Reinvent Coffee challenged participants working in teams to identify and solve a customer pain point in order to serve up the perfect cup of j [...]
The institute represents the interests of design professionals, design protagonists and design educators from numerous design disciplines including Visual Communication, Multi Media, Product, Fashion and Interior Design, but not confined to these. The central aim of the institute is to stand as a unified body to empower design professionals and facilitate growth in the Afrikan design industries as [...]