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December 18, 2020

IED in Russia for Textile Design Talents 2021

Giovanni Ottonello, IED Art Director, is a jury member of the Fourth International Competition for Textile Designers “Textile Design Talents”, that has been announced by Solstudio Textile Group and SOYUZLEGPROM.

Last year more than 400 designers from 29 countries took part in this competition, including participants from England, Italy, France, Belgium, Denmark, India, China, Israel, USA, Namibia, Indonesia, Puerto Rico and many others.

This year, the contest will take place with the support of the Russian Week of Textile and Light Industry, the Interfabric exhibition, and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia MINPROMTORG – the official partner of IED Group.

IED Italy will grant the main prize for the winner: a Summer course in Textile Design: Trend Forecast, Painting and Printing, held in English at Accademia Aldo Galli – IED Como.

Thanks to its manufacturing production, whose great quality is worldwide known, and to its approach to innovation, Como has been an important centre of the last century artistic avant-garde, with the fine arts academy Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli as a reference point and an essential part of IED network. The academic offer ranges from undergraduate to master programs in textile design and furniture design, up to production and restoration of artworks, drawing fully from the local excellences in material and craftsmanship.

Application deadline: February 7, 2021
Winner announcement: March 1, 2021

Check full regulations and the prize fund on the official web site of the contest.