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SDC Midlands Region – Evolution and Design Leicester – half-day seminar @ DMU

Date: May 10, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: De Montfort University, Vijay Patel Building, The Gateway, LE1 9BH


  • On Wednesday 10th May the SDC Midlands Region is staging a half-day seminar ‘Evolution and Design Leicester’, hosted at De Montfort University and held in the Design Wing of the Vijay Patel Building in the Lecture Hall on the 4th floor.

    Welcome and reception with tea and coffee from 1pm with the Mayor of Leicester, Sir Peter Soulsby, starting the proceedings with the opening address.

    Speakers include:

    Sophie Kinns – Childrenswear print designer, Joules – ‘Design within retail’

    Gillian Proctor MDes RCA – Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for Contour Fashion, School of Design, De Montfort University – ’70 years of Evolution & Design in Contour Fashion’.  Followed by Jessica Prebble, a graduate of Contour Fashion, now with a successful lingerie brand Tuttie Rouge

    Tea & coffee break

    Graham Clayton – Chief Executive, SDC – ‘Lifelong learning colour education pathway’

    John Dakin – Director, VeriVide Ltd – ‘There is no colour without light’

    Q&A session chaired by Kathy Dickinson, Senior Lecturer, NTU and Chair of SDC Midlands Region

    Come and join us and be part of an interesting, informative and exciting afternoon!

    To book your place please contact Pam Morris, email:

    The fee for members is £20, non-members £30 and students £5.  DMU final year students are free.

    Payment to be made online or by cheque made payable to SDC Midlands Region and posted to: Pam Morris, 10 Starmer Close, Cosby, Leicester LE9 1SL

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