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RECO Young Designer Competition 2017

DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPETITION

Indorama Ventures PCL proudly presents RECO YOUNG DESIGNER COMPETITION 2014. Our competition aims to encourage students in the high schools, colleges, and art schools, as well as freelance designers, or anyone interested, to join us in the competition of eco-friendly product design. Competitors may use waste products made from PET, polyester, or other materials in their creation. The compIndorama Ventures PCL proudly presents RECO YOUNG DESIGNER COMPETITION 2017. Our competition aims to encourage students in the high schools, colleges, and art schools, as well as freelance designers, or anyone interested, to join us in the competition of eco-friendly product design. Competitors may use waste products made from PET, polyester, or other materials in their creation. The competition is divided into two categories, product design and fashion design.

This year’s competition is special as previous winners from 2011-2016 will compete with one another to find the Champ of Champs under the ECOFIT theme.

Conditions of the Production of Model Products
 
Product Design
Fashion Design
Materials uses
At least 60% of the product made from PET or polyester
Use ECORAMA, the recycled fiber from Indorama Ventures as a compulsory material
Use waste product for designing and producing in beneficial way
At least 60% of the product made from PET or polyester
Use ECORAMA, the recycled fiber from Indorama Ventures as a compulsory material
Use waste product for designing and producing in beneficial way
Amount of work
One product, not larger than 1.0x1.0x1.8 meter
**The term ‘Products’ used in this competition refers to anything designed for any types of uses, such as decorations or appliances.
One outfit, including matching shoes/accessories
Budget per team
Up to 12,000 THB
Up to 12,000 THB
Three best designs (TBA)
The three best-designed products must be completed and ready to be displayed in the national design event, BIG+BIH 2017.
The three best-designed outfits will be sponsored to develop a collection with 8 ready-to-wear items.


SCHEDULE OF RECO YOUNG DESIGNER COMPETITION 2017
December 22, 2016  |  Factory Visit for competitors to IVL’s PET recycling plant
December 23, 2016  |  Workshop on materials’ manipulation
Product Design
Fashion Design
January 18, 2017 Presentation 1 January 10, 2017 Presentation 1
    January 16, 2017 Presentation 2
February 17, 2017 Presentation 2 February 9, 2017 Semi-final round (announcement of three best designs)
    March 16, 2017 Fitting with Models
FINAL ROUND
March 21, 2017 Announcement of Winners


Qualification of Competitors:
  • The competitors in this special edition are by invitation only. This includes the previous champions of RECO and other eligible Thai young designers selected by the committees of the competition.
AWARDS
The winners of Product Design and Fashion Design will be awarded as following:

PHOTO GALLERY

Final Event
Semi-Final Round
Presentation