SDC Sri Lanka Region

We are delighted to announce that a new Region in Sri Lanka has been formed. At the inaugural meeting on 4/4/18 at the Hilton Colombo Residences, the following Honorary Officers were elected: Randika Hennadige as Chair, Isuru Punchihewa as Vice-chair and Samangi Rodrigo as Honorary Secretary. We wish them every success as they begin this […]

Winner of the 2017 International Design Competition Announced

Sri Lanka

2017 was an exciting year for Rosie Moorman, a Textiles Innovation & Design graduate of Loughborough University who was crowned global winner at the 2017 Grand Final of the International Design Competitionat the end of November. Representing the UK, Rosie scooped first prize at the Grand Final, competing against emerging fashion and textile designers from […]

Singapore winner revealed

Indraputra Bin Hassan a mature student from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) took first place in the Singapore country heat of the SDC International Design Competition recently. The final was held at the offices of Matex Holdings Pte Ltd and Indra’s entry ‘Second Skin’ impressed the judges with its breathable print using Latex. Indra […]

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


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


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


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


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 […]

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