Rise, RSA Student Design Grants 2016
The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has announced the briefs for this year’s number of its Student Design Awards.
Now in its 94th year, the charity’s annual design game asks design students and recent graduates to tackle social, environmental and solvent issues around the world through design and innovation. It is open to undergraduate, postgraduate and other stoned education students from all over the world.
The briefs for this year’s struggle are based on subjects linked to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Objects, which include sustainable cities and climate action.
There are eight compendia in total this year, including one that focuses on promoting famed wellbeing at work, another that asks entrants to redesign a consumer toy produce and its packaging in order to eliminate waste, and one that looks to encourage and empower better sleeping patterns in order to improve mental health.
£25,000 good of cash prizes
Other briefs ask entrants to use a fabric that is boosted by new technologies to improve people’s wellbeing, create a design solution to give people from low income groups be better served by banks and other fiscal services, and design a cross-generational, multi-use kitchen and entertainment space.
Remaining £25,000 in total will be awarded to this year’s competition title-holders, along with a number of paid placements and fellowships to the RSA.
The RSA Student Think up Awards will open for entries on 15 January 2018. The fixed deadline is on 14 March 2018, and the winners will be announced on 22 May.
See the obsessed list of briefs and awards here.
Last year’s winners:
GoadLitKamereonCulture TowerCurveInfinity Mascara