Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Nutmeg: the value of an internship

SDC member Rebecca Diggle is a Decorative Arts graduate from Nottingham Trent University. She won the UK heat of SDC’s International Design Competition in 2013, and was runner up in the grand final which took place in Mumbai, India. Below she writes about a recent internship SDC organised for her at Nutmeg, and which was supported by an SDC bursary.

On the 20th October I started a four-week internship with Nutmeg, the children’s clothing line of Wm Morrison Supermarket. This position was organised through the SDC and Nutmeg and was a wonderful opportunity for me to experience design in a commercial situation.

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Jessica McGowan – from Ulster to Turkey via an SDC award

As an educational charity, SDC supports students in a variety of ways. In Northern Ireland, every year we award a prize to the students who show the best use of colour in their final year presentations. This year Paul Santokhi (Chair of the NI region) had the pleasure of presenting the award of £100 to student Jessica McGowan. Paul was very impressed with Jessica’s work.

Jessica was on the BA (Hons) Textile Art, Design and Fashion Course at the University of Ulster and graduated with a 2:1.The judges for the SDC award selected the winner from 62 final year students. We spoke to Jessica about her work and what she’s been up to since graduating.

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SDC International Design Competition: Top tips on how to win!

Since the SDC International Design Competition was first launched in 2002, literally thousands of students have entered, and we’re now open to entries for the 2015 competition. We’re often asked for advice and tips from students and tutors on what the judges are looking for, so we’ve taken a lighthearted look at how to ensure your entry stands out from the crowd.

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