The Make it in Design team have truly enjoyed every moment of Summer School 2017 and we do hope you’ve enjoyed it just as much. Today we are delighted to announce our Summer School winners and offer our HUGE congratulations and thanks to you all!
Rachael Taylor: “We have been completely overwhelmed with the unbelievably high standard of work that has been submitted during the Make it in Design Summer School 2017. With breathtaking colour, patterns and textures, and innovative ideas and presentations flooding the galleries, it’s been SUCH a joy to see all your design work! We are so very proud to have a global community of extremely talented students creating world-class design – you are all standing out as major players in the design industry. I personally am so thrilled to see where your designs take you – times like these are so exciting and we are truly honoured to be part of your design journey. Sending out a HUGE and SINCERE thanks for all the time, love and effort you’ve put into Summer School over these past weeks.”
We teamed up again with Fashion Formula for Summer School. Fashion Formula is a fun and easy-to-use online platform whereby customers can create their own printed fabric, wallpaper, accessories or gift wrap. This is a fantastic opportunity to see your designs in physical form and Fashion Formula can ship to anywhere in the world!
Along side the chance to win a free place on an upcoming module from The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design per track, Summer School participants were offered the chance to see their designs come alive in print courtesy of Fashion Formula. Find out more about Fashion Formula in our interview here.
Fashion Formula offered 9 prizes in total, 3 for each track of Summer School based on work submitted to the two trend briefs:
- 1st prize: 3 meters of any fabric from their range and 4 sheets of gift wrap (50 x 70 cm each)
- 2nd prize: 1 meter of any fabric from their range and 2 sheets of gift wrap (50 x 70 cm each)
- 3rd prize: 2 fat quarters of any fabric ( 65 x 48 cm) and 1 sheet of gift wrap (50 x 70 cm each)
This is such a fantastic opportunity to see your designs in physical form and we were are honoured to reveal the winners below as selected by Fashion Formula.
If you are a winner, please email the team at [email protected] so we can arrange to get your file to Fashion Formula!
“Thank you for allowing the Fashion Formula team to be a part of your creative journey. We have loved been involved once again with and really hope to see some of you contributing your designs to our Fashion Formula design community, competing in our design contests or seeing your patterns come to life through our digital textile and wallpaper printing facilities. All the best wishes and success for the future.”
A HUGE congratulations to all of our winners and if you could please contact the team via [email protected] for instructions on how to claim your prize.
If you haven’t done so already then check out all the Summer School galleries here to see what our wonderful students created.
Special Offer Just for You!
Below are some exclusive discounts available for you at Fashion Formula.
- 15% off any orders over £20 until the end of September. This includes all fabrics, wallpapers, cushions, tea towels, quilted blankets and gift wrap.
The discount code for this is : MIID1509
- As an incentive to get started selling or to grow your current shop, we are offering designers 10 free designs to upload to their shop.
Simply create an account or log in, upload the designs to the site (https://www.fashion-formula.com/design/upload) and name/tag them, and set them to ‘public view only’.
Once everything is ready, simply email us at [email protected] with your username and we will set them live for you for public sale
We want to give a HUGE THANK YOU to Patternbank who provided us with all the S/S 18/19 Print Trends for this years Summer School.
Keep an eye out for their TOP PATTERN PICKS from Summer School 2017 announced very soon!
Winter School – coming soon!
Want to be a part of our next awesome global design event? Join our waiting list to hear when registration opens for our Winter School 2018!