Student Competition Ukraine

Get me 2 the Top Ukraine

The Get me 2 the Top Ukraine student competition is organised locally by the SBID UKRAINE office.

The competition is separated into the following categories:

–  Universal Product Design 

–  Public Space

–  Product Design

–  Educational Design

–  Private  Space 

Judging Process:

The competition consisted of a two-tiered judging process. The first saw a technical panel of judges from Ukraine select finalists in all categories which was passed on to a panel of judges in the UK who decided upon the winning entries and the overall winner.


The overall winner will receive a 3 month (all expenses paid) internship with a leading UK Design practice. Winners from all 5 categories will be given a half yearlong virtual or full-time mentorship with minimal salary in a leading design agency in Ukraine.

Each winner will also receive an honorary SBID international associate membership, valid for one year and have their project featured in the relevant issue of eSociety magazine.


The SBID Get me 2 the Top competition is open to all students and graduates who have studied or are currently studying an interior design or an interior architecture course at degree level in Ukraine. Students are still eligible to enter the competition 2 years post graduating/graduation.


The competition will be open for entries on 1 September, 2017. The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2018. The competition is now closed and winenrs announced in March 2018.

Ukraine Judges

Olena Dobrovolska

Multi-award winning Interior Designer

Valeriy Kuznetcov

Product & Interior Designer

Yuriy Zimenko

Product & Interior Designer

Nataly Bolshakova

Multi-award winning Interior Designer, SBID Ukraine Director

Julia Danilova

The founder of DOMIO HOME INTERIORS Comp, SBID Ukraine Director

Lev Partskhaladze

Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine

Igor Abramovych

Projects curator at the Contemporary Ukrainian Art Problems Institute

Nina Vasadze

Co-founder of Mersedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days

UK Judges

Vanessa Brady OBE

SBID Founder and International Interior Designer

Diana Celella

Founding Director of The Drawing Room Interiors

James Dilley

Head of Interior Design and Hospitality at Jestico + Whiles

Simon Williams

The Director of the British Council in Ukraine

Wendy Anderson

International Academic Coordinator, University of the Arts London

Dr. Ken Wilder

University of the Arts London

Maximum Number of Submissions:

Each participant may submit several projects to any of the 5 categories: Private Space, Public Space, Educational Design, Product Design, Universal Product Design.

Original Work:

By submitting an entry, the entrant warrants that it is his/her original work and that they and SBID have permission to publish the material.

All projects will be submitted in a PDF document (no larger than 10MB) incorporating text and images (i.e. a text document with the images dispersed throughout the project or at the end). Maximum 10 images per submission. The text should be no more than 1000 words which clearly include the student’s name, course, course title, university, chosen category and a rationale (description) of the project.

All information must be given in English.

How to Apply:

To enter the competition, please click here for further information.

Sponsors and Partners 

  • Poliform
  • UAL
  • Nataly Bolshakova
  • Domio
  • Leks
  • 7Ci
  • Propm
  • Intelsyti
  • DonStream
  • British Council
  • ArchiCAD
  • Mystetskyi Arsenal
  • UNDP
  • National Assembly of People with Disabilities
  • British Embassy Kyiv
  • Міністество регіонального розвитку і ЖКГ
  • AVG
  • Manders
  • Vodafone
  • British Airways

Media Partners

  • eSociety
  • Elle Decoration
  • Archi Blog
  • FAQ
  • HIS
  • ID-Interior
  • NM House
  • Domus Design
  • Pragmatika
  • Commercial Property

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