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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Margarida Heads for London


Margarida Freitas is looking forward to a “unforgettable experience” in London at the Grand Final of the International Design Competition later this year.  Margarida,  a second year Fashion Design and Marketing undergraduate from the University of Minho was recently awarded first place at the Portuguese heat of the competition, impressing the judging panel with her […]

Claire Celebrates Success at Ireland Heat


Claire Malone, a BA Textile Surface Design student from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin is celebrating being named ‘Top Talent’ at the recent Ireland heat of the SDC International Design Competition in Belfast. Some incredible designs from institutions across Ireland were submitted for the judging heat but Claire’s digital print design ‘Rarity’ […]

New York’s Finest


Introducing Michael Vargas, winner of the USA heat of the 2018 International Design Competition. Michael, a Textile Development and Marketing undergraduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York impressed the judges with his design ‘Calm’ at the recent heat securing his place at the Grand Final in London later this year. Michael comments: “I’ve […]

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