Analysis Triangle Park, N.C.; Livingston, N.J. – College students are invited to showcase their design skills to win money and recognition by collaborating within the worldwide 2021 AATCC and Runway of Desires Basis Style For All Scholar Design Competitors.
The 2021 theme challenges college students to create or rework an adjunct (luggage, belts, jewellery, footwear, and so forth.) that reimagines trend and performance for individuals with disabilities. All equipment MUST be textile primarily based!
College students might choose any incapacity, ie. wheelchair customers, individuals with autism, sight impaired, crutch/walker customers, individuals with cerebral palsy, or different challenges.
Equipment may maintain medical tools discreetly whereas being multipurpose for the consumer, be a product that features higher for somebody primarily based on their incapacity, make wanted tools extra purposeful and trendy, and so forth. (ie. purposeful options that may assist somebody be extra unbiased of their every day lives, and/or maintain wanted objects like feeding pumps, insulin pumps, catheters, suction machines, emergency remedy, displays, braces, communication units, fidgets, or different objects.)
Runway of Desires Basis will award a minimal of US$5,000 scholarship to the first-place winner. The award shall be given at Runway of Desires Annual Style Revolution Gala and Style Present in NYC in September 2021. The winner can have the chance to showcase their design earlier than the highest leaders within the trend trade.
The competitors flyer might be accessed here.
To enter, full the online submission application.
Winners shall be notified Might 11, 2021.
About Runway of Dreams Foundation: Runway of Desires Basis is a nonprofit group that works towards a way forward for inclusion, acceptance, and alternative within the trend trade for individuals with disabilities. By consciousness campaigns, adaptive runway reveals, wardrobe grants, scholarship applications and faculty golf equipment, the Runway of Desires Basis is empowering individuals with disabilities with alternative, confidence, independence, and magnificence.