Find the creative cutting-edge in The Fringe – the name for the ‘hood’ in the East City
The East City is home to some nifty designers. New and happening, this is an area with a long history, adjacent to the Castle of Good Hope, a relic of earliest colonial settlement.
There are 13 stops listed on the route in this vibey part of Cape Town.
Or download VoiceMap’s My Design District, curated by design fundi Sue Stassen.
Allow at least an hour for this walk, as there are lots of stops along the way. This is the story of two very different cities. There’s the high-end design of trendy spots, in amongst decrepit buildings and unkempt open land that still bares the scars of the past.