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The SDC is the world’s leading independent, educational charity. Our mission is to educate the changing world in the science of colour. SDC is a professional, chartered society. Becoming a member gives access to SDC’s unique qualifications including the elite Chartered Colourist status. We have an international network of regions and activities.

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International Design Competition 2018 Global Winner Announced

Congratulations to Lucy Polson, a textile design, sustainable coloration student from Massey University, New Zealand who was named ‘global winner’ of the 2018 International Design Competition at the prestigious grand final on 26th November.  Hosted at the historical Artworkers’ Guild, London, the event also incorporated a half day seminar ‘Colouring The Future’ with respected industry […]

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Bombay Exhibition Centre, Off Western Express Highway, Goregaon (East), Mumbai - 400063 Maharashtra, India.

SDC International’s Innovation Summit-2019

Bombay Exhibition Centre,NSE Nesco Complex, Off Western Express Highway, NESCO, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063

SDC North of England Region: 25 years of textile sustainability – have we seen material change?

University of Manchester, C2 Renold Building, Altrincham Street, Manchester M1 7JA

SDC London Region – Speed Mentoring Session: Careers in Fashion, Textiles & Colour

London College of Fashion, John Prince's Street, W1G 0BJ

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