Over the last four years, Malcolm the Weaver children’s education project has delivered books to over 6,000 Primary Schools around the UK, as well as in Germany, France, America, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
We have had wonderful endorsements and letters of thanks from supporters such as Joanna Lumley, David Walliams, Selina Scott, The Marquis of Bute, Sir David Attenborough, and Her Majesty the Queen.
By Dr K S Murthy, Pidilite Industries Ltd
Charles Darwin said, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones responsive to change.”
The textile industry and fashion industry are global and through online, on demand information, the SDC is ensuring these industries can be responsive to change. Embracing the concept of the ‘circular economy’ SDC EC in conjunction with Rachana Sansad School of Fashion and Textile Design, organised Innovations in Textile Technology and Fashion towards Circular Economy in Mumbai, attended by 200 delegates.
SDC’s Marketing and Membership Officer, Angela Ackroyd, gives her account of the UK heats of the SDC International Design Competition, which took place earlier this year.
The last of the snow melted away just in time for my UK colour tour taking in the UK regional heats of the International Design Competition 2018; this involves long but energising days spent with nervous students ready to face a judging panel and anxious to make the most of the unique opportunity the competition offers; presenting their work and persuading the judges that their designs fulfil this year’s brief ‘Colour Communication’.