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SDC International Design Competition 2016 – Ireland Heat

Date: June 24, 2016 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin D08 K521


  • Fashion/Textile design undergraduates from across Ireland are invited to attend the Ireland heat of the SDC International Design Competition to be held on Friday 24th June at National College of Art and Design (NCAD) Dublin, featuring  guest speakers:

    • Janet Best – Natific UK Colour Management and Training
    • Judith Neilly – Group Design/Product Development Manager, Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen

    The day will commence at 10.30 am with guest presentations, followed by the judging of the entries and announcement of the winner.

    Keynote presentations include:

    Janet Best – ‘Tomorrow colours today – Challenging the Tradition ‘

    The transition and the need for the global fashion industry to deliver short orders of colour faster with lower costs.

    Plus three Irish former global winners will give a short talk about their experience since winning the International Design Competition competition.

    Please foward entry forms/register interest with Ireland Regional Co-ordinator, Paul Santokhi


  • Janet Best fashion colour management specialist from natific AG and past colour manager for Marks and Spencer shares insight to the successful technology methods used by many international brands to deliver faster new colours to market, while improving colour quality for shade, sustainability and lower costs.
    Insight to how current traditional processes enforce limitations on improvement, inhibiting the capability of the supply chains to work smarter and faster. Proven methods and technology solutions used by international brands and supply chains to successfully transition to be both more profitable and sustainable. Commercial reliability of digital colour, new SOP’s, colour skills and advanced global certification models. Software managing the full colour process with transparency 24/7. Technology now supports more colour design creativity, while empowering designers to drive the change to fast track

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