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STUDENT TEXTILE DESIGN CHALLENGE

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The Advanced Textile Productions (ATP), Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI), Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) along with the Fabric Structures Association (FSA) are announcing their 2015 Student Design Challenges (SDC).

1st place in each Student Design Challenge will receive $6,000+ Prize Pack with your original textile product design*

Deadline May 29, 2015

 

Advanced Textiles Student Design ChallengeMore information >>

1. Use textiles as a major component
2. Design for aerospace, medical, military, safety/protective or other wearable and non-wearable textile technology applications

 

Fabric Graphics Student Design ChallengeMore information >>

1. Use textiles as a major component
2. Transform a space through noncommercial fabric graphics

 

Fabric Structures Student Design ChallengeMore information >>

1. Use textiles as a major component
2. Design a fabric structure measuring 600-2300 sq. meters to provide shelter and architectural interest for a public or commercial site

 

What to submit:

Project description including:

  1. Written product/design specifications
  2. How the project achieves its purpose
  3. Why the product/space was designed
  4. Evidence showing that this is an original design
  5. Anything unique or complex about the project which may not be evident in the photographs or specifications
  6. References or materials cited
  7. What attributes or advantages did fabric provide that other options couldn’t/didn’t
  8. What makes fabric a preferred choice over materials.
  9. Digital images
  10. 4-8 digital images of the project, including design illustrations.
  11. Image resolution must be no less than 300 dpi.
  12. At least one two, one each from different angles of the images must be an overall view of the project. Additional images should show significant details.
  13. Images and documents should be submitted for Window Platform in .doc(English), .jpg, .bmp, .tiff, .ppt or.pdf.

*1st place receives $1,500 cash prize and trip valued at $4,600 to IFAI Advanced Textiles Expo & Specialty Fabrics Expo, October 2015 in Anaheim, CA for a team of 3.

For more information visit the website HERE
Or contact Brianna Watke blwatke@ifai.com or Jill Newman jmnewman@ifai.com.

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