Designer of The Future Award

SPONSORED BY:

The Conran Shop & The Marandi Foundation

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OVERVIEW:

This is an open brief, an opportunity to submit relevant designs from your degree for consideration.

The winner will present an idea or design that has viable commercial potential. Retail success is founded on an understanding of production design and the ability to produce consistent quality items in volume and at perceived value. For lifestyle products packaging is also a consideration.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

23:59 Friday 28 May 2021

PRIZE:

Mentorship and product development investment worth up to £40,000. This comprises:

  • a cash prize of £3000 to support the development of the winner’s design career.
  • an exceptional opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience with a work placement/internship of between 3-6 months at The Conran Shop headquarters in London.

The prize winner will be asked to provide exclusivity to The Conran Shop if it decides to consider commercial development and production. The panel will clarify terms and conditions of mentorship and product development opportunity with the individual upon completion of the competition.

RELEVANT FOR:

  • FURNITURE
  • PRODUCT DESIGN
  • INDUSTRIAL & SPATIAL DESIGN