Uniform Design Competition March 2, 2011Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Illustration, Industry News, Manufacturers, Organizations and Associations, SCAD, SCAD - Student and Alumni Enterprise , trackback
The SCAD Fashion Department recently launched a project in conjunction with UNICEF and OrtaBlu to design uniforms for school children in Africa.
“The average weekly income in Sierra Leone is 7.00 USD. The average price for a school uniforms is 10.00 USD. Many parents don’t send their children to school because the cannot afford to buy them a school uniform.” OrtaBlu, SCAD, and UNICEF hope to address this problem through YOUR uniform designs!!
The deadline for entry is March 11 and this competition is open to all SCAD students. If you would like to learn more about the competition, visit the OrtaBlu website.
The winner of the competition will win a one week trip to Turkey to visit the main operations of Orta, the company working to develop uniforms for children whose parents cannot afford to buy them. Second Prize is a $700 scholarship, Third Prize is a $500 scholarship.
Designers can work in teams of two or three students. The judges are from UNICEF, VALENTINO, TEEN VOGUE, GQ Magazine Italy among others! If you would like to participate, please register online and email Doris Treptow (if you are a student in Savannah) or Tiffany Horton (if you are a student in Atlanta) to confirm you participation.
- Tiffany Horton