But will these awards lead to job opportunities for the students? Peters says, “We are hoping that potential employers who are members of CSD will see the students work on the CSD Directory. There is then the possibility that the students may obtain employmentoffers.” Zheng is currently approaching manufacturers to gauge interest in his cable pasta.
The 2005 competition is now open to all second-year design students both in the UK and abroad. See www.csd.org.uk for an entry form for next year’s contest.
Exhibition: Ailsa Early, BA Museum & Exhibition Design, University of Lincoln for her Kress exhibition trade stand that uses bold, minimal shapes and encourages audience participation.
Fashion: Abigail Briggs, BA (Hons) Fashion, Manchester Metropolitan University for her project exploring movement, which uses circular designs and lightweight fabrics.
Graphics: Pauline Walsh, BA Graphic Design, North East Wales Institute of Higher Education for her seasonal Pret A Manger design concept.
Interiors: Rebekah Hieronymous, BDes Interior Architecture, Napier University, Edinburgh for her temporary festival bar.
Product: Zheng Zheng, BA (Hons) Product Design, Central St Martins College of Art and Design for his cable pasta.
Textiles: Halima Chien, BA Textile Design, Central St Martins College of Art and Design for her ribbon project for VV Rouleaux which explores the theme of ocean life.