july, 2014


DOD Keynote: Renny Ramakers

Event Details

At Department of Design, Renny Ramakers will present a keynote entitled, What waste is worth: Designing the pavilion of the Department of Design. She will talk about re-discovering the hidden value of waste in relation to the World Design Capital pavilion. Local waste is used with the involvement of the local community. Many good reasons will be presented to make things out of waste.

Renny Ramakers

Renny Ramakers is the co-founder and creative director of Amsterdam-based design company Droog. She initiates projects, curates exhibitions, and lectures worldwide. Educated as an art historian at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, Ramakers has since been more interested in making history by stretching the borders of design thinking. Her aim is to deliver cutting edge content and unexpected perspectives in an interdisciplinary and a down-to-earth way.Participation: Limited space available; please enquire to rsvp@departmentofdesign.nl.

Parking: Information may be found here.


(Wednesday) 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Department of Design

8 Vrede Street, Gardens 8001 Cape Town, South Africa


Department of Design