Creative students preparing work for Designed for Business SBID student competition

Student Competition: A chance to win £30,000 in cash!

18:01 17 May in Design Students, Interior News & Business

Creative third year students and recent graduates have the opportunity to win £30,000 in SBID’s new student competition.

The Society for British & International Design and our partner Be Open, have collaborated to launch a new national student competition for final year creative students and graduates across Interior Design, Interior Decoration, Fashion Design, Art and Product Design to submit their final year projects for a chance to win £30,000.

Student competition, Designed for Business, for creative industries in art, fashion, product and interior design

In collaboration with recognised SBID universities, with the support of industry members, sponsors and competition partner; Be Open, students across the creative industries are invited to submit their end of year project and propose a Course Leader to be recognised as Visionary Tutor 2018.

Creative students preparing work for Designed for Business SBID student competitionSBID have created this new life changing, equal opportunity competition in a bid to showcase emerging talent in each of the creative design industries, as well as providing the vital link in nurturing relationships between those completing their studies and professionals working in the industry.

Judges and sponsors will present the overall winner with a cash prize of £30,000; as well as £1,000 to each of the five category winners, and the winning tutors across each category with a Visionary Tutor 2018 award at the exclusive awards ceremony set to be held on 29th November 2018.

Entries are now open and students have until Friday 31st August to submit their entry through the SBID website Category winners will be announced on 29th October, and the overall winner which will be selected from all entries will be announced at the awards ceremony in London the following month.

Creative students preparing work for Designed for Business SBID student competition

Judges will be looking for qualities such as originality of expression, individualism, creative use of materials and presentation skills. Each student or graduate may email one submission per category in one of the following mediums:

  • Art & Design
  • Fashion
  • Interior Design
  • Product Design
  • Interior Decoration

SBID founder, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, says “We are delighted to launch this competition for the benefit of Universities, students and support of Industry members. SBID recognise the time, research and financial cost invested in esteemed university education, the outcome of this competition is 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.  As a core value SBID and Be Open strongly believe in highlighting student activities and the potential the experience brings”.

To find out more about the Designed for Business 2018 student competition, whether you are eligible, or how to enter your project, click here.

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