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December 5, 2018

IED in Russia

Giovanni Ottonello, IED Art Director, will be attending as mamber of the panel the second contest for young textile designers Textile Design Talents 2019, that has been announced by the company Solstudio Textile Group on November 15, 2018.

The contest will take place with the assistance of the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry (SOYUZLEGPROM) and with the support of the Russian Week of Textile and Light Industry, the INTERFABRIC exhibition, and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia – the official partner of IED Group.

Earlier this year IED Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MINPROMTORG with an intend of a further development of international research and education projects.

The Textile Design Talents Solstudio Award contest is aimed at supporting talented textile designers, drawing the attention of all branch professionals to them, and creating conditions for better application and development of their outstanding capabilities in the industry.

The competition brings together a strong international panel: Alessandro Colombo, B.U. Director RATTI S.p.A., Italy; Elsa May, Fashion department Première Vision, France; Izabel Wharton, Editor, print & graphics WGSN, England; David Shah, Publisher & CEO Metropolitan Publishing BV, Netherland. Moreover, Russian leading textile specialists will be present: Alena Akhmadullina, Founder of the brand Alena Akhmadullina; Andrey Razbrodin, Founder & CEO of company Dargez, President of the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry; Alexandra Kaloshina, Founder of Solstudio Textile Group; Irina Rybaulina, Head of the Department Textile arts and Ornaments, Moscow State Textile University named by A.N.Kosygina.

Application deadline: February 17, 2019
Winner announcement:
March 19, 2019

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

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