The UK final of the SDC International Design Competition 2017 takes place in York on 19th May as part of SDC’s Day of Celebration. We will be welcoming the finalists from SDC’s regions in the Midlands, London, North of England, Scotland and West of England/South Wales. The main focus for the competition is colour, and this year the students have been challenged to include the theme ‘design for a circular economy.’ We’re pleased to introduce the judges.
with thanks to Dr Cat Blackwell, SDC’s Education Manager
Huddersfield University design students investigated colour in the circular economy during a workshop with the SDC. The students examined different fabric samples in teams to find out where the fibres came from, how colour was applied, what the potential applications were for that sample, and how it fits in to a circular economy.
By SDC member Adam Pursell
Held at SDC’s Perkin House Head Office in Bradford, Dr Mike Bartle gave the third lecture under the ‘Mike Crabtree Memorial’ banner. It’s maybe worth noting, that SDC’s North of England regional committee made the decision that the Mike Crabtree lecture was to be one that focused on historical events.