SDC and CDIA sign Colour Index collaboration agreement

SDC and the China Dyestuff Industry Association (CDIA) today (16th April 2014) signed an historic collaboration agreement on the future development of Colour Index (www.colour-index.com).  Colour Index is the world’s most authoritative method of dye and pigment classification and its ongoing development ensures it remains a vital resource for users and manufacturers. The agreement was […]

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SDC Innovation Award finalists announced

It gives us great pleasure to announce the finalists in the SDC Innovation Award 2014.  The award is designed to recognise those at the pinnacle of achievement in coloration innovation.  We had an overwhelming response, and received entries from a wide range of sectors and 17 countries.  There are two categories for large scale organisations […]

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Dr Parik Goswami joins EQAB

The Education, Qualifications and Accreditations Board (EQAB), is happy to announce that as part of its long term plan for continuity it has recruited Dr Parik Goswami ASDC CCol, Lecturer in Textile Technology, Centre for Technical Textiles, University of Leeds, UK.  EQAB’s responsibility is to oversee the educational provision of the SDC, the main aim […]

Heriot-Watt Success at Scotland Heat


Heriot Watt University played host to the 2014 Scotland Region Heat of the SDC International Design Competition on Wednesday 19th March which featured the judging and guest presentations from industry professionals Sheila Mary Carruthers, Design Consultant and Textile/ Jewellery Designer, Collette Paterson. The judging panel of professional designers enjoyed viewing top quality entries from students […]

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Daniel Matthews takes first place at the North of England regional heat


Top creative talent from across the North of England was on display at the North of England Regional Heat of the SDC International Design Competition held at Perkin House in Bradford on 12th March . Against tough competition, Daniel Matthews, a BA(Hons) Surface Design student of Huddersfield University took first place with his design ‘Intertwine […]

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Loughborough University Student Wins 2014 Midlands Regional Heat

Nottingham Trent University’s Newton Building was the beautiful architectural setting for the Midlands regional heat of the 2014 SDC International Design Competition which took place on 19th February.  Students from universities and colleges across the Midlands region presented their work to the judging panel of industry professionals who were impressed to see the exciting work […]

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