British Art Student takes top prize at international student design competition
on Monday,June 14,2010 21:06
Student design competitions are an excellent way for hopeful design professionals to make a name for themselves and launch their careers in their chosen field. One design student that seems to have a bright future ahead of her is Rachel Youngman, a contemporary applied art student, who has taken top honors at a prestigious design competition hosted by furniture manufacturer and sales firm, Habitat.
Youngman, who studies at the University of Hertfordshire, was tasked with designing and creating a product that could prove to be a top seller at the sales chain. The company tends to focus on more unique and abstract slants to traditional furniture items.
Her winning design was a sizable vanity mirror that featured ornate sandblasted trees and leaves running the length of items frame, according to ThisIsLocalLondon.com. For her efforts, Youngman will be gain a week's worth of direct experience working with designers for Habitat and possibly see her design in stores in the coming years.
Other entries recognized in the international student design competition include Ashley Beeputh's origami paper bowls and Ruta Goitom's signature beach bag.
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