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BIID Student Design Challenge 2018

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The BIID Student Challenge is back! Now in its fourth year, this one day CAD-free design competition is
open exclusively to final year Interior Design and Interior Architecture
degree students from across the UK. The event is being generously
hosted once again by renowned design company Herman Miller in their stunning Aldwych showroom in central London.


are inviting course directors to select a team of 6 students to travel
to London and compete on behalf of their university. Teams will be
given the top secret design brief on the day and will have just 6 hours
to develop a design proposal, before presenting their designs to a
judging panel led by BIID President Gilly Craft. First, second and
third place will be awarded to the designs that have met the brief in
the most creative and original way.

Attendance to this event is £50 + VAT PER TEAM consisting of 6 students and 1 optional course director, leader or
lecturer. Lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.
We will provide paper and students are asked to bring pencils, pens,
modelling materials and anything else they might need along with them. No computers or tear sheets will be permitted.

To download the BIID Student Design Challenge information pack please click here


addition to a fun and unique experience for students, this day also
provides them an opportunity for mentoring with a practising


Final year Interior Design and Interior Architecture degree students.

are anticipating that this event will be extremely popular, so if you
would like to send a team along to represent your university please book
your place as soon as possible. The deadline to apply is Friday 26th October 2018.

you have secured one of the exclusive team registrations, the BIID will
then contact you for your details and the names of your 6 competitors.
If you have any questions about the competition, please do not hesitate
to get in touch via email, or by telephone on 020 7628 0255.


Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great
importance on design, the environment, community service and the health
and well-being of our customers and our employees. Innovative ways to
improve the performance of our customers’ organisations have become our

Our award-winning furniture and related services and technologies are
available through dealers and retailers around the world. Whether your
world is an office, a school, a home or a hospital – and whether you are
a customer, an employee, a shareholder or a member of our community –
we work hard to create a better world around you.

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