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First Semester of 2013 has been a busy time for 3rd Year students in our Digital Textile Design and Industry Course. The BATD program has strong and valued relationships with our Industry Partners and we work closely with them to ensure that graduates have relevant Digital Textile Design skills when entering the workforce.

We had the pleasure of working with Country Road again this year. Students were asked to develop a range of on trend print repeats for Country Road Accessories and Fashion Departments known as “The Iconics” range. Working to tight deadlines and creating “on brand” designs was a key challenge.

(Left to right) Ariel Mazo, CR Textile Designer, Rachel Kelly, CR Textile Designer, Monique DeJong CR, Graphics Studio Manager, Bree Ellett, 1st Prize winner RMIT, Manna Ly, 3rd Prize winner, Sophie Holt, CR Creative Director, Camilla Stirling, 2nd Prize Winner RMIT, Bree Dhaliwal, CR Textile Designer

Country Road generously awarded the top three students with cash prizes and an internship to Bree – our 1st prize -winner. Awards were presented at Country Road’s head office on Thursday 20th June.
Below are examples of the winning designs. Congratulations to Bree Ellett, Camilla Stirling & Manna Ly.

First Prize Winner Bree Ellett – “Solsken” for Country Road

Second Prize Winner – Camilla Stirling – “Layered Tranquility” for Country Road

Third Prize Winner – Manna Ly – “Kami” for Country Road

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