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Business Design Centre New Designer of the Year 2013

Part 2


BDC New Designer of the Year Henry Franks

*Image - Henry Franks, winner of the Business Design Centre New Designer of the Year (Part 2) in 2013

Henry Franks

University: Northumbria University

Stand Number: FP36

Project: Range of products inspired by dyslexia

Judges Comments:

Henry reimagines everyday objects with the various attributes of dyslexia. He joyfully combines utility with human behaviour resulting in a clever, well rounded collection, brimming with unique ideas.

Award Prize:

Winner Receives

£1,000 cash prize sponsored by the Business Design Centre.

£1,000 worth of legal advice & services from specialist intellectual property lawyers, Briffa, including a year's free membership to their DesignProtect insurance service.

£2,000 worth of invaluable accounting and taxation advice from Creative industry accountancy experts; Rhodes & Rhodes.

Dedicated ½ day focus with creative sector PR consultancy, Four Colman Getty, worth £500.


Part 2 Judges:

Nina Jenkins - Senior Designer Manager, Virgin Atlantic Airways
Anthony Dickens - Director / Owner, Anthony Dickens
Ben Leedham - Creative Director, Barclays
Joe Ferry - Head of Brand Experience, Vertu
Dan Ziglam - Director / Owner, Dead Good
Daniel Nelson - Freelance Online and Social Media


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