Ratti supports Solstudio Textile Design in “Textile Design Talents 2019”
The company Solstudio Textile Group is holding the second contest for young textile designers: a competition targeted to international textile designers and aiming to draw the attention of all branch professionals to them, and create conditions for better application and development of their outstanding capabilities in the industry.
The competition declares a broad understanding of textile design, combining that notion with surface design: from pattern creation for fabric and clothing to ornaments used in interior environment, accessories, footwear and any other surfaces related to main trends of fashion and light industry development.
Applications will be collected from 15 November 2018 to 17 February 2019 on solstudiodesign.com . Contest winners will be announced and awarded on 19 March 2019.
The competition brought together a strong international jury: Alessandro Colombo, B.U. Director Ratti S.p.A., Italy; Elsa May, Fashion department Première Vision, France; Izabel Wharton, Editor, print & graphics WGSN, England; David Shah, Publisher & CEO Metropolitan Publishing BV, Netherland; Giovanni Ottonello, Art director IED Istituto Europeo di Design, Italy. Also there are Russian leading textile specialists.
The main prize for the contest winner is one-week paid practical training at Ratti S.p.A.