Enter: 14-19 Student Design Competition with the Design Museum

FOUNDER COLLEGES: We are running a 14-19 Student Design Competition in partnership with the Design Museum and Shape Arts. The competition theme is: surprise. Please put your students forward.

The 14-19 Student Design Competition is run annually by the Design Museum and is open to young people aged 14-19 who are currently studying on UK design courses, or who take a keen interest in design.

This year Creative & Cultural Skills is pleased to be working in partnerhsip with the museum and Shape Arts to examine how we can make design more accessible and how the design industry and education can support each other at local level. 

Competition summary

This year’s competition has a particular focus on SURPRISE.

This 2014-15 brief asks students to explore the following questions through their design development:

  • How can design use surprise to change the way things are seen and experienced?
  • How might an element of surprise be introduced into London’s Design Museum to create positive, but unexpected experiences for its users/visitors?

Competition design briefs

Proposals are to be submitted in relation to one of the following design categories: 

  • Architecture / Built environment
  • 3D Product / Furniture
  • Graphics / Interactive
  • Fashion / Textiles

How to enter

All submissions must be comprised of three A3 design sheets submitted electronically. 

Please read the competition outline for full details, including how to enter. 

Founder Colleges wishing to take part in the 2014-15 competition should contact Aine Markey, CCSkills Programme Director.

The submission deadline is 09:00 on Monday 8 December 2014. Please refer to the full instructions before submitting.