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The 15th Istanbul International Fabric Design Contest 2021

Participants are invited to submit 4 different fabric designs in conformity with contest theme and technical requirements.
stage:
Enter
prize:
$9031
Overview

Challenge Overview

The Istanbul Textile And Raw Material Exporters’ Association (ITHIB) has announced the 15th Istanbul International Fabric Design Contest 2021.

The contest is open to textile professionals and college, university or design academy students or graduates.

Top three finalists will have the opportunity of a visit to Première Vision Paris February 2021 and 6-months foreign language education. The first contestant will be given monetary award of 7,600 Euro, the second 3,800 Euro and the third 1,900 Euro

Guidelines

Challenge Guidelines

Fabric designs should be addressed to outfits and be applicable to industrial production.

 

The competition themes for this year’s competition are:

  • All That Shimmers — All the strength and glimmer you look for is in the nature. All you have to do is to look and see.It unrolls all the glimmering textures you need in front of you with all its generosity. Inspiration is in the reflections, from water to air, from air to water…
  • Ethically Made! — We need sustainability in all areas of life and for this everyone must express oneself with manner of clothing and lifestyle in the most natural possible way without falling victim to fashion or trends.
  • Eco Intelligence — Now we are more responsible towards the nature with every step we take… The balance between what is natural and what is human-made is the interaction space of design…
  • Earth Lab — Takes its strength and story from the earth! Solution lies in nature again! While nature is giving fabrics its own texture, taking responsibility for it falls to our share!

Designers shall be evaluated with respect to the following criteria:

  • The designer’s creativity
  • Originality and novelty of the design
  • Suitability for improvement and applicability of the techniques used for the fabric design
  • Selection of materials and material – design compatibility
  • Properties that enhance the fabric’s added value and technical characteristics
Timeline
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