BE OPEN and SBID Announce Designed for Business Overall and Category Winners at the House of Commons

BE OPEN and SBID Announce Designed for Business Overall and Category Winners at the House of Commons

BE OPEN think tank and the Society of British & International Design (SBID) announce the winners of Designed for Business, the new national competition that showcases emerging talent, promotes equal opportunities and nurtures relationships between students and the working world.

Finalists, along with key names from the design business community and academia, gathered at the House of Commons for the prize-giving ceremony. The entries were judged by an esteemed panel from across the creative industries including Sebastian Conran Associates, Amazon UK, Christie’s Education, John Lewis, Amara, HG Designworks and VitrA, as well as creative educators from a number of the UK’s leading universities. 

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BE OPEN’S Ranking of Educational Programmes in CIS, Central Asia and Oceania

BE OPEN’S Ranking of Educational Programmes in CIS, Central Asia and Oceania

BE OPEN foundation, a humanitarian organisation set up by the international businesswoman and philanthropist Elena Baturina with the aim to foster creativity and innovation, has finished the Ranking of Educational Programmes in Architecture and Design in CIS and Central Asia, Oceania and Australia.

The comprehensive study involved analysis of more than 160 programmes selected from 75 schools from the target regions. In accordance with BE OPEN’s research methodology, top programmes have been arranged into groups according to specific sets of criteria:

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Designed for Business: £30,000 Prize Winner Revealed at the House of Commons November 29, 2018

Designed for Business: £30,000 Prize Winner Revealed at the House of Commons November 29, 2018

Designed for Business Competition finalists and key names from the design business community and academia will gather at the House of Commons, Westminster, Thursday evening for a glittering prize-giving ceremony, the culmination of the year-long competition that involved the leading schools across the country that teach creative disciplines.

It is a unique collaboration between The Society of British & International Design (SBID) and BE OPEN, the humanitarian think tank founded by international philanthropist and entrepreneur Elena Baturina.

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