Designed for Business

Designed for Business Student Competition

Students in their third year on a full time Bachelor’s Degree, in their first year of graduating or are currently studying a Master’s Degree course from any officially recognised University are invited to enter this inaugural national SBID student competition.

SBID recognise the time, research and financial cost invested in esteemed university education, the outcome aimed at increasing the opportunity to gain employment from the most prestigious, innovative and creative companies from local, national and global to established or start-up. The aim is to connect the next generation of imaginative minds with the creative industries.

About ‘Designed for Business’ Student Competition:

In collaboration with recognised SBID universities, with the support of industry members, competition sponsors and our partner, Be Open Think Tank, students across the creative industries are invited to enter the SBID student competition by submitting their end of year project and propose a Course Leader as Visionary Tutor 2018 in the aim of winning the coveted prizes.

SBID created this equal opportunity across their membership and industry to bring imagination, collaboration, education and business together to improve, celebrate and create great minds and amazing outcomes.

Prizes will be presented to the Overall Winner; five Category Winners; and Visionary Tutors in a ceremony held in on 29th November in London.

The Be Open Think Tank is designed to help brilliant young creatives to shape the future with a commitment to becoming a bridge between the great minds of our time and the promising new minds of the next generation.

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Prize:

One Overall Winner receives the cash prize of £30,000.

Five Category Winner prizes – each category winner receives £1,000.

Visionary Tutor 2018*

*Non-financial prize

 

Dates to remember:

Entries Open                           Friday 20th April 2018

Entries Deadline                     Friday 31st August 2018

Finalists Announced               Monday 29th October 2018

Ceremony                               Thursday 29th November 2018

 

How much does it cost to enter?:

It is free to enter!

Entry Criteria & Categories:

The five creative categories are:

Category 1:    Interior Design

Category 2:    Interior Decoration

Category 3:    Art

Category 4:    Fashion Design

Category 5:    Product Design

and Visionary Tutor Award 2018

 

Eligibility:

To qualify, participants must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree and graduated in 2017 or 2018.

Eligibility for each category:

 

Category 1: Interior Design

Only students participating at SBID recognised interior design universities and schools in the UK are eligible to enter the inaugural student competition Designed for Business.

Students are required to submit a synopsis and images of their final year coursework project as the submission for Designed for Business.

Recognised universities can be found, here

 

Category 2: Interior Decoration

Only students participating at a SBID recognised university or school and on an interior decoration or related course within the UK are eligible to enter the inaugural student competition Designed for Business.

Students are required to submit a synopsis and images of their final year coursework project as the submission for Designed for Business.

Recognised universities can be found, here

 

Category 3: Art

Any students currently enrolled at a UK university or school on an Art related course are eligible to enter the inaugural student competition Designed for Business.

Students are required to submit a synopsis and images of their final year coursework project as the submission for Designed for Business.

 

Category 4: Fashion Design 

Any students currently enrolled at a UK university or school on a Fashion related course are eligible to enter the inaugural student competition Designed for Business.

Students are required to submit a synopsis and images of their final year coursework project as the submission for Designed for Business.

 

Category 5: Product Design

Any students currently enrolled at a UK university or school on a Product Design related course are eligible to enter the inaugural student competition Designed for Business.

Students are required to submit a synopsis and images of their final year coursework project as the submission for Designed for Business.

 

Visionary Tutor 2018

Students are invited to nominate an inspiring tutor for their category to be recognised for encouraging emerging talent so as to realise their full potential.

Designed for Business will present the winning Course Leader from each category with the certificate for Visionary Tutor 2018 at the awards ceremony.

How to Enter! 

  • To enter this year’s Designed for Business student competition for the chance of winning a £30,000 cash prize, click here to see our full conditions of entry

Terms and Conditions:

  • Entries submitted to the SBID student competition on time that comply with the written guidelines will be judged, however, only works of the highest quality and presented in accordance with the guidelines will be exhibited.
  • Works must be emailed to competition@sbid.org

The Society of British and International Design (SBID) is proud to announce its inaugural Student competition; Designed for Business to be held from Friday, April 19th 2018 to 9th August 2018. The objectives of the competition are to identify, recognise and promote talent of young students, their university course and achievements learned.

Sponsors and Partners:

  • Be Open

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