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Ajeeta Takes First Place at India Heat


Step forward Ajeeta Tiwari, a student from the School of Fashion and Technology, Pune, proud winner of the International Design Competition India heat held on 9th August in Mumbai.  Despite severe flooding in the region on the day, over sixty entrants from nine colleges across India entered the judging heat where Ajeeta’s designs, stood out […]

Pride of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

SDC Region Sri Lanka are proud to announce the winner of the Sri Lankan heat of the International Design Competition is Reanna Kahandawala, a BA (HONS) Fashion Marketing and Design student from the Academy of Design, Colombo. The top ten finalists selected at the initial round of judging in July from Sri Lanka’s fashion and […]

Hong Kong Winner Announced

Hong Kong

A BA (Hons) Fashion Design student from the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong took the top prize at the recent Hong Kong Final of the International Design Competition.  Entrants from the top four fashion and textile institutions in Hong Kong battled it out for the prestigious prize of representing Hong Kong at […]

Bangladesh Finalist Annnounced


The recent Bangladesh heat of the International Design Competition showcased the best designs from fashion and textile undergraduates from across the country.  The judging heat was held last week at the iconic Glass House, home to American and Efird international textile group. After a closely fought battle Shuvadra Banik Nitu, a student from BGMEA University […]

China’s Top Design Talent

Huizhou University clothing and costume design underagraduate Qingye Wei has been named as China’s Top Design Talent at the recent heat of the International design competition where entries from participating universities and colleges from across China were welcomed.  The judging panel, a range of experts with experience spanning the fashion and textile industry spent a […]

Ireland Finalist Announced


Congratulations to Chloe Ballard, a ‘Textile, Art, Design and Fashion’ student from The University of Ulster who took the top prize at the recent Ireland heat of our annual flagship competition, the International Design Competition. Guest judges Julie Hall, Head of Creative Design at Bedeck and Susie Page, Design Manager, Magee Weaving were inspired and […]

SDC awards the prestigious Perkin Medal

United Kingdom, USA, Worldwide

At the SDC’s recent Day of Celebration Professor Mas Subramanian was awarded the Perkin Medal ‘for unique and outstanding contributions to the coloration industry through the development of a Novel Blue Pigment.’ The SDC’s most prestigious award, the Perkin Medal was last awarded in 2005 and is awarded only in exceptional circumstances. The award of […]

First Finalists of 2019 Announced

Pakistan, USA

This years International Design Competition is heating up as our first finalists of 2019 are announced representing Pakistan and the USA. Over two hundred entrants attended the first heat of the year hosted by the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore where Nimra Shafiq from Lahore College for Women University was awarded first place and […]

Success for Sarah in York

United Kingdom

‘Calmer Chameleons and Moody Monkeys’ was the title of the winning entry at the UK Final of the International Design Competition held on Friday 10th May during our Day of Celebration.  Despite tough competition from the winners of this years UK regional heats for the coveted position of UK Finalist, Sarah Gotheridge, a BA Art […]

SDC announces new President

United Kingdom, Worldwide

Sue Bolton has been announced as the new President of the SDC. The ceremony took place at the SDC’s annual Day of Celebration held recently in York. Sue joined the SDC in 1974. She went to Bradford University to study for a Bachelor of Technology degree in Colour Chemistry and Colour Technology. Sue became a […]

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