Open Call: Design Council – Ones to watch 10 Sep

The Design Council are searching for 70 talented up-and-coming designers to showcase as part of their 70th anniversary celebrations. The chosen 70 designers will be featured in their Ones to Watch digital showcase and promoted as part of their 70th birthday celebrations. Winners will also receive a Design Council One to Watch swing-tag and digital stamp which can be attached to their portfolios. The 70 selected designers  will be invited to Design Council events and networking opportunities.

If you are a designer whose work has vision, ambition and innovation – with the potential to build the UK’s reputation as a world leader in design then nominate yourself as a One to Watch. All you need to do is fill out the entry form to be considered for the award.

Fill in the entry form by the 1 October, winners will be announced in November. Fill in the application form here.

Entries are welcome from anyone working or studying in the UK across any design discipline, including:

Visual: graphic design / illustration
Digital: animation / game design / moving image
3D: industrial design / interior design / furniture design
Craft: textile design / interior decoration / jewellery design
Built environment: architecture / landscape design / urban design
Service / experience: design management / service design / interaction design
Spatial: exhibition and display design / TV, film and set design
We welcome entries from any level:

School students studying design or working on a design project (aged 14+)
College or University students studying design or working on a design project
University graduates (graduated within the last 3 years)
Self-trained or new to design (working in the field for less than 3 years)


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