Service Design Fringe Festival in London Calling for Entries to a New Competition


The Service Design Fringe Festival in London are calling for entries to a new competition. Arts Thread will be hosting the Fringe Festival in London and are looking for graduate entrants in order to find the world’s best graduate 2017 projects.

This competition is a great opportunity for recent graduates to use the skills that they have been developing in order to compete with people from all over the world. The competition will also be a great experience for those wanting to test their design skills in the industry.

The Student Service Design Awards is brand new and open to design students and recent graduates. The competition has been put on in collaboration with Arts Thread. The focus of the competition is to uncover design talent with the showcasing of the best student projects from around the world.

The deadline for entrants is in two weeks, August the 11th, and application needs to meet a criteria to be judged and progress through the competition. The judges are looking for a demonstration of new and existing service design methods, user research and insight, communication of any problem areas and of the proposed service. The entry must also be original and have an innovative thinking and approach. The guidance for the competition also says that credit will be given for inclusion and diversity shown in the project. Services that are successfully up and running due to a design project are also applicable for the competition as are applicant who have not been on a service design course, or those in a group that have had little or no experience of other service design projects.

The Student Service Design Awards are open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students worldwide as well as those who have graduated or will graduate in 2017. The industry leading judges will select three winners, who will speak at the 2017 Service Design Fringe Festival.


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