23rd May 2005
TWO TOP DESIGN AWARDS
A Graphic Design student at the Hull School of Art and Design has won two prestigious Design Directions Awards from the Royal Society of Arts.
Matt Nicholson (22) dreamed up a new service for Ideal-Standard, incorporating designs and brand concepts, for his entry in the ‘Brand New’ category of the awards.
envisaged a state-of-the-art urban park and drew on his experience of working
Matt won both the Wally Olins Opportunity Award from the RSA and the Ideal-Standard Designer’s Award.
His £5,500 cash prizes will allow him to undertake business training and buy IT equipment and will support his ambition to launch his own business.
“It was a
fantastic experience to get involved in such a prestigious scheme,” said Matt.
“To be a
Matt’s work is now on display in an Online Exhibition at www.rsa-design.net
RSA Design Directions encourages emerging young designers to engage with the broader social and environmental context in which they will work.
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