New Designer of the Year Award in association with Creative Conscience & the Business Design Centre: Social Impact Design Award

SPONSORED BY:

Creative Conscience

PRIZE: At Creative Conscience, we are fortunate to have support from many great designers and practitioners working in the creative industry and can provide contacts and advice to assist the development of your design career. We aim to help the winning project towards becoming a reality.

The Business Design Centre is pleased to offer a £1000 prize to the winner of this award, and a £500 prize to the runner-up.

OVERVIEW: Using your skills and talents, we want you to create or build on a project that has benefit and impact, improving society for the better.

RELEVANT FOR: All Disciplines.
Textiles & Fashion, Costume Design, Ceramics & Glass, Jewellery & Precious Metalwork, Contemporary Design Crafts, Furniture, Product & Industrial Design, Spatial Design, Visual Communications (Graphic Design, Illustration & Animation, Motion & Digital Arts).

DOWNLOADING THE BRIEF: To access the brief, please read and agree to our Terms and Conditions, by clicking the link below. Once you have agreed to the Terms and Conditions a button will appear, allowing you to download the brief.

Submit your entries by Friday 14 August (23.59PM).

WINNER NAME:

Naomi McIntosh @nomimaci

UNIVERSITY:

Interior & Environmental Design, DJCAD, University of Dundee

TITLE OF WORK:

The Lade

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

The Lade is a family-centred community hub designed to help tackle the issue of child poverty. Making use of an abandoned jute mill, it is powered using sustainable technologies and provides support, learning opportunities and life skills to youngsters facing disadvantages.

AWARD BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

This brief provided a chance for the designers to use their skills and talents to create or build on a project that has benefit and impact, improving society for the better.

JUDGES COMMENTS:

Naomi’s project was visionary and also unique. Its potential within a community could create lasting change. By working with the next generation we can build significant impact within society.

AWARD PRIZE:

At Creative Conscience, we are fortunate to have support from many great designers and practitioners working in the creative industry and can provide contacts and advice to assist the development of your design career. We aim to help the winning project towards becoming a reality.

The Business Design Centre is pleased to offer a £1000 prize to the winner of this award, and a £500 prize to the runner-up.

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