The Royal Doulton Tableware Award

SPONSORED BY:

Royal Doulton

PRIZE: The prize given includes a two-week internship with our design team based at the UK headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent; a chance to see new product realisation from concept through to launch and gain invaluable inside knowledge of the design process within a global design-led company. A Royal Doulton 16pc dinner service of your choice will also be gifted. A £500 monetary prize is also offered.

OVERVIEW: With a view to the future, your personality and Royal Doulton’s design ethos, uncover the next new trend in contemporary tableware.

RELEVANT FOR: Ceramics, Contemporary Design Crafts.

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).

Rachel Elinor Toye 1

WINNER NAME: Rachel Toye @rachelinor

UNIVERSITY: BA Textile Design, The Glasgow School of Art

TITLE OF WORK: Snippet

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This collection of contemporary printed tableware encourages bringing statement colour and print into the home. Hand-drawn designs are Inspired by texture and colours found in vibrant cities from materials like concrete, wood and metal. The aim is to inject colour and happiness onto something tangible and useful every day.

AWARD BRIEF DESCRIPTION: With a view to the future, the designers personality and Royal Doulton’s design ethos, the designers were asked to uncover the next new trend in contemporary tableware.

JUDGES COMMENTS: Rachel Toye fulfilled our brief perfectly, understanding the changing needs of the modern consumer with fresh and innovative designs that beautifully express her own personal style. Rachel’s designs also demonstrated a clear understanding of the Royal Doulton brand ethos; sharing the plate, the story and a life made of meaningful moments.

AWARD PRIZE: The prize given includes a two-week internship with our design team based at the UK headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent; a chance to see new product realisation from concept through to launch and gain invaluable inside knowledge of the design process within a global design-led company. A Royal Doulton 16pc dinner service of your choice will also be gifted. A £500 monetary prize is also offered.