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SDC North of England Region AGM and regional heat of the International Design Competition 2019

Date: March 5, 2019 12:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Location: Perkin House, Bradford BD1 2PX


  • Colleges and universities from across the North of England are invited to submit entries for the regional judging heat of our annual competition which will be held on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at Perkin House, Bradford. The afternoon will begin at 12.30pm with a light lunch followed by a student workshop and the judging. Entries will be judged by a panel of textile creatives and specialists with extensive experience in the industry including:

    Linda Hodgson,  Textile Designer, Design Manager – Sharps Fabric Printers

    Laura Greenwood, Creative Designer & Trend Forecaster – Scarlet Opus 

    Jamie Shackleton, Trend Researcher and Designer for Interface

    The regional AGM will be held at 6:00pm prompt.  This will be followed by a complimentary buffet available from 6:30pm and a presentation from guest speaker Jamie Shackleton from  Interface.

    The winner of the competition will then be announced followed by presentations to 50-year members.

    Full programme for the day to be confirmed.

    For more information and to reserve your place at the presentation, contact






  • Jamie Hannah Shackleton is a Designer, Trend Forecaster and Material Researcher. In 2017 she graduated from Leeds Arts University with a First Class Honours degree in Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design. Jamie is currently working as a Product Designer within the flooring industry where her personal interests in advanced technology, future wellness, and sustainable practice play a huge role in her design work. Jamie will be discussing her transition from university to working life and introducing us to her current role at Interface.

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