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India finalist Announced


The Hilton Hotel, Mumbai hosted the India heat of the International Design Competition on 4th September, when Students from 16 fashion and textile college and universities from across India competed to be the finalist who will represent India at the forthcoming Grand Final in London. The judging panel comprised of well-known designers and professors awarded […]

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Hong Kong Design Institute Success

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, played host to the Hong Kong heat of the International Design Competition on 20th August bringing together undergraduate fashion /textile design students from across the region. Seventy six students from four leading institutions took part – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Clothing Industry Training Authority, Hong Kong Design Institute and […]

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Miriam Triumphs

Australia/New Zealand

Miriam Chadwick, a Bachelor of Design student from Massey University College of Creative Arts, New Zealand scooped first place at the Australia New Zealand heat of the SDC International Design Competition held in Melbourne on 24th August.  Miriam’s design inspired by the intricate Japanese art of paper folding won her a place at the Grand Final […]

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Thailand Finalist Announced!


A fashion design student from a top university in Thailand was awarded first place at the Thailand final of the SDC International Design Competition which was held last week at the prestigious Central Embassy shopping mall in Bangkok. Chattuwan Thaweesak, a 23 year old student from  Khon Kaen University is the first male finalist to […]

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Joe Gaunt Memorial Prize Awarded

United Kingdom

The Joe Gaunt Memorial prize is awarded annually by the SDC to the best full-time, Level 3, Design and Colour Technology student from  Leeds University’s  Department of Colour Science.  This year’s winner Calum Jacobs was presented with a certificate and cheque by Dr Christine Holdstock of Leeds University pictured here with Calum. Joe Gaunt was […]

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South Africa Finalist Announced

South Africa

Kathryn Elliot, a student from Durban University of Technology is celebrating her success in the South African heat of the International Design Competition after taking first place with her winning design “Deep Sea Drifter” which was inspired by jellyfish!   Kathryn is thrilled to have secured her place at the Grand Final and is looking […]

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Mahnur Celebrates Win


Mahnur Rahman a fashion design student from BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) is celebrating after winning the Bangladesh heat of the 2015 International Design Competition. Mahnur, who has recently returned from an exchange programme at the National Institute of Fashion in India is delighted to have won the heat and commented “ I […]

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Portugal Winner Announced


The Portuguese heat of the International Design Competition ‘ Buy less Choose Well’ was held on 21st July at the University of Minho, Guimarães campus. The judges, after much deliberation awarded first place to Lídia Araújo a design student from the University of Minho for her project entitled “Double Face”. Many congratulations to Lidia who […]

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Mengqi is on her way London


A fashion design student from Huizhou University, Mengqi Han seized first place and a trip to the Grand Final amidst fierce competition at the Chinese heat of the International Design Competition . Mengqi’s design entitled ‘Yes or No?’-  sustainable clothing reflecting a Chinese minimalist style, won over the judges and smashed  opposition of over 70 […]

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Success for NCAD student at Ireland heat


National College of Art & Design, Dublin (NCAD) is celebrating three wins in a row at the Ireland heat of the International Design Competition with Textile and Surface Design student Aoife Mullane who picked up first place at the judging heat on 19th June. Aoife dazzled the judges,  expert designers Berni Raeside of Detta Textiles […]

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