Competition Opening 2020

The SBID student design competition first launched in 2018 in collaboration with Be Open to give students a life changing opportunity to win £30,000 cash!

If you are a final year and graduate creative student studying Interior Design, Product Design, Interior Decoration, Fashion, or Art & Design; simply submit your final year project for your chance to win! 

You can also nominate your tutor for their chance to win the Visionary Tutor Award 2018.


About the Competition:

In collaboration with recognised SBID universities, with the support of industry members, sponsors and our competition partner, Be Open Think Tankstudents across the creative industries were invited to submit their end of year project and propose their course leader with the aim of winning coveted prizes.

SBID created this new, life-changing, equal opportunity design competition in a bid to showcase emerging talent in each industry as well as providing the link in nurturing relationships between those in study and the working industry.

Judges and sponsors presented the overall winner with a cash prize of £30,000 and five category winners with £1,000 each at the awards ceremony held on 29 November 2018 at the House of Commons in London.

SBID Winners Announced
Judges artwork for student design competition, Designed for Business
Entry Category artwork for student design competition, Designed for Business
FAQ artwork for student design competition, Designed for Business

Partners and Supporters:

  • Be Open
  • VBF
  • HG Designworks
  • VitrA
  • Axminster Carpets
  • Sebastian Conran
  • Amara
  • Tha Cass
  • Amazon
  • John Lewis

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