South Africa Winner Announced

South Africa

Diana Zitha, a visual arts fashion and textile design student from the Nelson Mandela University earned national honours in the recent South African leg of the SDC International Design Competition after taking first place at the recent nationwide heat.  Diana’s Design for a Circular Economy entitled  ‘Emotional Attachments’ based on the Shangaani tribal culture caught […]

Hong Kong Top Talent Revealed

Hong Kong

Over forty young Hong Kong designers from four institutions across the country entered the Hong Kong heat of the International Design Competition on 8th September at the prestigious Hong Kong Polytechnic University. From a fabulous show of impressive designs, Tsang Lok-yiu, Yoyo, a student of The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong was […]

Portugal Winner Announced

Portugal

We are delighted to reveal Bernardo Resende, a fashion design and marketing student from the University of Minho as the winner of the Portugal heat of the International Design Competition.  Bernardo’s design, Dente de Leão – (Dandelion) impressed the judging panel of fashion and textile professionals including: Cristina Marvão – Textile Designer, Carla Fernandes – […]

Li Shan Heads for Colombo

china

Exciting times are ahead for Li Shan, a fashion design student from Xiamen Academy of Arts and Design, Fuzhou University who was awarded first place at the Chinese heat of the International Design Competition. The competition continues to grow in popularity each year, this is particularly true in China where over 200 entries were received […]

Success for Bangkok University Student

Thailand

Bangkok’s Art and Culture Centre, the hub of Bangkok’s contemporary art scene was the fitting venue for the Thailand heat of the International Design Competition.  Almost two hundred students from nine universities across Thailand attended the event on 27th June at the centre of Bangkok’s flourishing art scene to compete for the chance to attend […]

Galway-Mayo Student Wins Ireland Heat

Ireland

Talented textile print design student Eleanore Curley from the Centre for Creative Arts and Media at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has plenty to smile about after winning the Ireland heat of the SDC, International Design Competition, which took place at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin on Friday 23rd June.  The judges commented […]

Launch of SDC International Design Competition 2018

Australia/New Zealand, Bangladesh, china, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, Worldwide

Competition theme: Colour Communication Competition sponsor: Archroma We are pleased to announce the launch of the SDC International Design Competition 2018. This is SDC’s annual flagship competition, engaging with hundreds of students, universities and designers globally. The competition helps the entrants develop their understanding of colour and the challenges around sustainability in the textile supply […]

SDC announces new President

Hong Kong, uk, Worldwide

SDC has announced the appointment of Professor Philip Yeung Kwok-wing as their new President. The ceremony took place at SDC’s annual Day of Celebration in York. Prof. Yeung celebrates 50 years of membership of the SDC in 2017 and he is an active member of SDC’s Hong Kong region. He gained his ASDC in 1972, […]

Rosie Takes First Place at UK Final

United Kingdom

The 2017 International Design Competition  is really heating up as the first of the international finalists was announced on 19th May at our annual Day of Celebration.  Huge congratulations to Textiles Innovation & Design student Rosie Moorman of Loughborough University, who took first place at the UK final and will represent the UK at the […]

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