We have all been watching the terrible images from the Philippines of the recent typhoon. SDC has made a donation via the Disasters Emergency Committee (http://www.dec.org.uk/) and we would encourage others to do the same. Our thoughts are within everyone in the Philippines who has been affected.
Rachel White from National College of Art & Design (NCAD), Dublin, has been announced the winner of the SDC International Design Competition 2013. Rachel is a textiles student specialising in embroidery, and was successful with her entry entitled ‘Raw Colour’. Official photos will follow shortly but if you pop over to our facebook page you […]
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The closing date for entries for the SDC Innovation Award 2014 is approaching – 30th November – but there’s still time to submit your entry! The SDC Innovation Award is open to all colour-using industries. It has been set up to nurture and encourage innovation across the global coloration industry, and recognises those at the […]
SDC has announced an impressive programme for its forthcoming children’s wear seminar. The presentations include: Nutmeg – The launch of a new children’s wear brand (Katy Percival, Head of Design Nutmeg Clothing, Wm Morrison Supermarkets) Monsoon: Some common challenges (Graham Collier, Technical Compliance Manager) Is my children’s wear safe and legal? (Sue Bolton) A children’s […]
We are delighted to announce two new Company Members from India, Pidilite Industries Ltd and Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd and University of Derby has joined as a College Member. A full list of all our Company and College Members can be found on the SDC website.
ISO has published a draft Publically Available Specification (PAS) for the assessment of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the whole life cycle of textile products. A PAS is written to provide a technical solution to a problem that needs solving. The SDC has the opportunity to comment on the content and ensure that this document […]
Hearty congratulations to Lai Chung-Yan, a student of the Hong Kong Design Institute who was selected as the winner of the Hong Kong Regional Heat of the International Design Competition on October 18th. Chung-Yan was awarded first place by the judges who faced the hard task of selecting a winner from the 97 students who […]
The Pakistan heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2013 was held on Sunday 6th October at Fashion Era Institute of Art & Design in Lahore. Selected students from across Pakistan presented their designs individually to a judging panel of professional Fashion and Textile Designers who had the difficult decision of selecting the top three […]
Sunyavit Duangumporn, a student from Rangsit University was awarded first place at the Thailand heat of the International Design Competition on 9th October. Sunyavit beat off competition from universities and fashion colleges across Thailand to represent his country at the Grand Final in Mumbai. Our thanks to Wiwat Hirunpruk, the judges and all at the […]