Design Centre is
located in Newlands,
Cape Town, and is the result of a financial and property bequest by
Cecil Michaelis. The Project is situated in the farm buildings of the
historic site of Montebello. These buildings and land have a colourful
history, being the birth place of Ohlssons Brewery and Continental
Montebello Design Centre
home to a broad spectrum of designers and artists, from jewellers to
painters, film makers to landscapers.
is one of Cape Town’s
best kept secrets
with over twenty arts and craft studios and workshops, a historic
greenhouse and nursery, a forge, and stunning restaurant and organic
deli farm shop.
PROD (product design, research and opportunity development)
programme is an outreach project run as part of Montebello Design
Centre’s mandate to promote craft and design.www.prod.yolasite.com
Montebello Design Centre is a Non Profit Company.
Directors: Mr Tom Boardman,
Mrs. Claire Graaff, Mr Dudley Cloete-Hopkins, Mrs
Irene Menell, Dr Frank Raimondo, Dr Franklin Sonn, Prof Max Michaelis, Ms Erika Elk, Ms Delicia Forbes, Mr Stephen Granger, Ms Mel Hagen, Mr Roelf Mulder, Ms Irene Staehelin.