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 will go on to the next stage of the competition representing Pakistan at the Grand Final.
Sponsored by Archroma, the event also incorporated the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Textiles, where cash prizes were awarded to the winning students including runner up Amea Khalid from the National Textile University, Faisalabad. Sincere thanks to Pakistan regional competition co-ordinator Dr Mohammad Mohsin for organising an excellent event.
We are also delighted to announce that our representative for the USA this year will be Alex Liandro a fashion design student from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York who impressed the judging panel with his design entitled ‘extraction’ .
We look forward to meeting Alex and Nimra at the Grand Final in November.