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Awards and Achievements

29 Apr 2019  

gdcTHiNK

18 May 2019
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Use gdcTHiNK to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea. When life throws you a lemon, make lemonade: Identify the lemons that life throws at you every day and create lemonade. Use the design thinking process to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea (an invention, interventio [...]

22 Aug 2016   webgap

Loeries 2016 Winners

We have us some winners! Well done to Stefan and Tyler from our 3rd year graphics and to Mikela from honours Interior Design!!!

29 Apr 2019  

Blood Drive May 2019

24 May 2019
00:00 - 00:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Greenside Design Center is partnering with Rainbows and Smiles and SANBS to raise awareness and Blood Donations for Kids with Cancer. May is Brain cancer awareness month. THE REALITY ABOUT CHILD HOOD CANCER IN SA... Every year in South Africa, almost 1000 children are diagnosed with cancer. Our soci [...]

03 Apr 2019  

Open Day in July

27 Jul 2019
09:00 - 13:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Come and join us on our open day. Get to see our students work and see our amazing facilities. Chat to a staff member about starting your world class career in design. Contact: 011 646 1984 | info@designcenter.co.za | www.designcenter.co.za

02 Apr 2019  

Behance Portfolio Day

11 May 2019
10:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

GDC, UJ, Open Window and Vega will be hosting a Behance Portfolio Review on the 11 May 2019 from 9am to 3pm.This event is for all exit level students at these institutions.This year Gdc is hosting the event at their premises.Key industry players will be attending and giving their valuable feedback t [...]

02 Apr 2019  

DATE NIGHT PORTFOLIO NIGHT

17 Jul 2019
18:30 - 22:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Greenside Design Center holds your creativity in very high regard. And it is with this in mind that we have chosen to beg of you (from a rather extensive shortlist), a couple of hours of your time. We humbly request your creative genius on: Wednesday the 17 July from around 6:30pm – to crit our st [...]

19 Feb 2019  

CREATIVE CAREER CONVERSATION

02 Jul 2019 - 03 Jul 2019
09:00 - 16:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Experience two days of innovative design thinking - BLOW YOUR MIND!Day 1: Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 09:00 - 15:00Look to get your creative juices flowing as you complete a gdcTHINK design thinking challenge and see what GDC has to offer.Day 2: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 09:00 - 16:00Visit some of the top [...]

24 Jul 2018   webgap

Adobe Design Achievers 2018

GDC is proud to announce we have 21 Semi-finalist projects in the Adobe Design Achievers this year. Out of the 56 Semi-finalists is South Africa we have 21 of them which is amazing. Well done to all the students and lecturers who helped craft these projects and please congratulate these students if you have them in your groups.  

01 Aug 2017   webgap

Adobe Design Achievers 2017

Adobe Design Achievers 2017 will be getting a taste of GDC! Of the 6496 entries submitted worldwide,11 GDC students have made it through to the semi-finals.

20 Oct 2016   webgap

GDC ranked in the 2016 Loeries Official Rankings

Its official, GDC is ranked amongst the top 10 Educational Institutions in the official Loerie rankings for 2016. Official rankings provide an authoritative and independent indication of who’s who in the brand communications industry.

19 Oct 2016   webgap

ISTD AWARD 2016

Congratulations to Bianca Stuart and Taurai Mtake (Honours in Visual Communication) and Siane Powers (Honours Multimedia Design) who were successfully admitted to the membership of the International Society for Type Designers (ISTD). Bianca was awarded a merit - well done Bianca!

27 Sep 2016   webgap

THE IDEA COLLECTIVE

The IDEA Collective team believes that the role of design and other creative activities and tools are vital to develop core life skills in all children and promote creative intelligence for South Africa and Africa at large. This will not only increase academic performance and personal development, but is the backbone of developing human capital en masse and a workforce that is better equipped to d [...]

27 Sep 2016   webgap

See how GDC students shine

Check out GDC’s awesome record of placements in local and internal design competitions. Placements in just the last three years…

15 Sep 2016   webgap

International Verification

International mobility has become increasingly important, and a key concern for many scholars is assurance that their qualifications will be recognised in other countries. Since 1993, GDC has sought and maintained connections with international players to ensure that our graduates ban be assured that their portfolios will meet international expectations. In the 1990’s GDC achieved this through a [...]

15 Sep 2016   webgap

The proof is in the pudding

So what happens to GDC graduates once they finish their studies? You can check out more on our alumni page, but here we acknowledge the impressive feat of students who have gone on to study their Masters at world-renowned design universities abroad. When we say world-renowned, we mean top ranked art and design institutions that are literally known as the best of the best. Google them and you’ll [...]

09 Mar 2017  

gdcTHiNK

18 May 2019
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Use gdcTHiNK to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea. When life throws you a lemon, make lemonade: Identify the lemons that life throws at you every day and create lemonade. Use the design thinking process to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea (an invention, interventio [...]

09 Mar 2017  

Blood Drive May 2019

24 May 2019
00:00 - 00:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Greenside Design Center is partnering with Rainbows and Smiles and SANBS to raise awareness and Blood Donations for Kids with Cancer. May is Brain cancer awareness month. THE REALITY ABOUT CHILD HOOD CANCER IN SA... Every year in South Africa, almost 1000 children are diagnosed with cancer. Our soci [...]

09 Mar 2017  

Open Day in July

27 Jul 2019
09:00 - 13:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Come and join us on our open day. Get to see our students work and see our amazing facilities. Chat to a staff member about starting your world class career in design. Contact: 011 646 1984 | info@designcenter.co.za | www.designcenter.co.za

09 Mar 2017  

Behance Portfolio Day

11 May 2019
10:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

GDC, UJ, Open Window and Vega will be hosting a Behance Portfolio Review on the 11 May 2019 from 9am to 3pm.This event is for all exit level students at these institutions.This year Gdc is hosting the event at their premises.Key industry players will be attending and giving their valuable feedback t [...]

09 Mar 2017  

DATE NIGHT PORTFOLIO NIGHT

17 Jul 2019
18:30 - 22:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Greenside Design Center holds your creativity in very high regard. And it is with this in mind that we have chosen to beg of you (from a rather extensive shortlist), a couple of hours of your time. We humbly request your creative genius on: Wednesday the 17 July from around 6:30pm – to crit our st [...]

09 Mar 2017  

CREATIVE CAREER CONVERSATION

02 Jul 2019 - 03 Jul 2019
09:00 - 16:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Experience two days of innovative design thinking - BLOW YOUR MIND!Day 1: Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 09:00 - 15:00Look to get your creative juices flowing as you complete a gdcTHINK design thinking challenge and see what GDC has to offer.Day 2: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 09:00 - 16:00Visit some of the top [...]

09 Mar 2017   webgap

Adobe Design Achievers 2018

GDC is proud to announce we have 21 Semi-finalist projects in the Adobe Design Achievers this year. Out of the 56 Semi-finalists is South Africa we have 21 of them which is amazing. Well done to all the students and lecturers who helped craft these projects and please congratulate these students if you have them in your groups.  

09 Mar 2017   webgap

Adobe Design Achievers 2017

Adobe Design Achievers 2017 will be getting a taste of GDC! Of the 6496 entries submitted worldwide,11 GDC students have made it through to the semi-finals.

09 Mar 2017   webgap

GDC ranked in the 2016 Loeries Official Rankings

Its official, GDC is ranked amongst the top 10 Educational Institutions in the official Loerie rankings for 2016. Official rankings provide an authoritative and independent indication of who’s who in the brand communications industry.

09 Mar 2017   webgap

ISTD AWARD 2016

Congratulations to Bianca Stuart and Taurai Mtake (Honours in Visual Communication) and Siane Powers (Honours Multimedia Design) who were successfully admitted to the membership of the International Society for Type Designers (ISTD). Bianca was awarded a merit - well done Bianca!

09 Mar 2017   webgap

THE IDEA COLLECTIVE

The IDEA Collective team believes that the role of design and other creative activities and tools are vital to develop core life skills in all children and promote creative intelligence for South Africa and Africa at large. This will not only increase academic performance and personal development, but is the backbone of developing human capital en masse and a workforce that is better equipped to d [...]

09 Mar 2017   webgap

See how GDC students shine

Check out GDC’s awesome record of placements in local and internal design competitions. Placements in just the last three years…

09 Mar 2017   webgap

International Verification

International mobility has become increasingly important, and a key concern for many scholars is assurance that their qualifications will be recognised in other countries. Since 1993, GDC has sought and maintained connections with international players to ensure that our graduates ban be assured that their portfolios will meet international expectations. In the 1990’s GDC achieved this through a [...]

09 Mar 2017   webgap

The proof is in the pudding

So what happens to GDC graduates once they finish their studies? You can check out more on our alumni page, but here we acknowledge the impressive feat of students who have gone on to study their Masters at world-renowned design universities abroad. When we say world-renowned, we mean top ranked art and design institutions that are literally known as the best of the best. Google them and you’ll [...]

09 Mar 2017   webgap

Loeries 2016 Winners

We have us some winners! Well done to Stefan and Tyler from our 3rd year graphics and to Mikela from honours Interior Design!!!

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