The Romo Award for Innovation in Design and Colour


Winner: Grace Joyram

Title of work: Human Landscapes

University: Edinburgh College of Art


We were blown away by Grace’s bold, creative designs and loved her innovative approach that combined expressive drawings and intriguing techniques with a vivacious and joyful colour palette.


£500 cash and a paid internship for up to 6 months in the Romo, Villa Nova or Black Edition design studios, giving firsthand, practical experience of working in the creative hub of a leading textile design house.

Please note – the placement is offered at our head office studios in Nottinghamshire for a minimum of 4 weeks, maximum of 6 months. It will be arranged in conjunction with the prize winner for a time that is mutually agreeable to both Romo and the prize winner.

Image: Grace Joyram, Winner of the Romo Award for Innovation in Design and Colour 2022.


The award will be given to a textile design graduate with a sophisticated sense of colour who demonstrates an exceptionally creative and innovative approach to design.