SHAPING INNOVATION THROUGH ADAPTIVE PRODUCTS

Istituto Marangoni partners with Poliform UK to offer a brand new scholarship that will cover 50% of the tuition fee, valid for the MA in Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion Design Womenswear, Luxury Accessories Design and Management starting in Feb 2019.

For a chance to be the winner, participants need to submit a work in line with Poliform UK’s theme: “Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections. Designs should utilise geometric form within its structural resolution.”

Choose your course of interest and submit your work:

Interior Design: 15 interior drawings and a mood board for a commercial space that reflects the proposed theme. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Product Design (Contemporary Furniture Design): 15 design drawings and a mood board that reflects the proposed theme. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Fashion Design Womenswear: 15 design drawings and a mood board of a womenswear collection that reflects the proposed theme. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Luxury Accessories Design and Management: 15 design drawings and a mood board of a collection of accessories that reflects the proposed theme. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

REGULATION

Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections

1.   Creative Project

Interior Design: to produce 15 interior drawings and a mood board for a commercial space that reflects the proposed theme: “Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections”.

Designs should utilise geometric form within its structural resolution. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Product Design (Contemporary Furniture Design): to produce 15 design drawings and a mood board that reflects the proposed theme: “Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections”.

Designs should utilise geometric form within its structural resolution. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Fashion Design Womenswear: to produce 15 design drawings and a mood board of a womenswear collection that reflects the proposed theme: “Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections”.

Designs should utilise geometric form within its structural resolution. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted.

Luxury Accessories Design and Management: to produce 15 design drawings and a mood board of a collection of accessories that reflects the proposed theme: “Develop a series of malleable adaptive products inspired by Poliform’s collections”.

Designs should utilise geometric form within its structural resolution. The work must be accompanied by a brief text (max. 400 words) to explain how the selected themes were interpreted. 

2.   Criteria of participation

The scholarship competition is open to all UK and EU applicants of Istituto Marangoni Masters degree courses in Interior Design, Product Design (Contemporary Furniture Design), Fashion Design Womenswear, and Luxury Accessories Design and Management, with a 2:1 or 1st class honors degree (Merit, Distinction or equivalent) in their undergraduate course. Applicants must prove their English proficiency through an IELTS test, with a minimum mark of 6.5 on all items.

Participation is individual – group submissions are not allowed.

3.   How to participate

Participation in the competition is free.

Applicants must submit, through upload on the dedicated platform, a single digital document (PDF) containing:

  1. your reference research and write your own interpretation of the theme, also describing the design goal that you want to achieve through your project (max 400 words overall);
  2. your project described through drawings and/or imagery. One mood board (with title of the collection) and 15 design drawings. Drawings must be two per page (max) and scanned in a 300dpi resolution.

Furthermore, in order to verify their eligibility for the designated Master Course, applicants are required to upload:

  • Copy of the university degree or equivalent
  • Copy of University Transcript or equivalent
  • Passport scan
  • Signed Personal Statement
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • CV
  • IELTS for UKVI

Please submit your application in English.

Entrants to the Scholarship and the prize winner(s) will be bound by the Istituto Marangoni Ltd “General Terms and Conditions for Students” (2019/20 version can be found here).

4.  Calendar

  • January 21st, 2019 > Deadline for submission of registration and for submission of the creative project.
  • January 24th, 2019 > Meeting of the jury composed of professionals will select the successful candidate.
  • January 25th, 2019 > Notification of the winner.

5.   Jury

The jury will be composed of top industry professionals, as well as Istituto Marangoni and Poliform UK representatives:

  • Mattia Crippa – CEO • Poliform UK
  • Bronwen Harris – Managing Director • Poliform UK
  • Charlotte Gorse – School Director • Istituto Marangoni London
  • Giusi Lara – Director of Education • Istituto Marangoni London

6.   Evaluation criteria

  • Consistency with the brief
  • Innovative and excellence in execution
  • Validity of the proposal from an aesthetic and functional point of view
  • Synthesis and clarity of the concept

7.   Prize

The winner of the Poliform competition will be awarded a 50% scholarship that  covers the tuition fee for the relevant Masters course that will be held at Istituto Marangoni London School of Fashion and Design, during the February intake of 18/19.

8.   Results and publication

Following the decision made by the Jury, the winner of the scholarship competition will be announced via e-mail and telephone. The final project and news will be published on Istituto Marangoni website and related platforms. The selected candidate for the scholarship shall confirm his/her acceptance of the scholarship within 5 working days, after which time the scholarship will be considered as expired and may be redistributed.

9.   Rights and use of the delivered outputs

The copyright, design right and any other intellectual property rights in any programme materials, examination papers and any other documents or items that Istituto Marangoni Ltd (London School), 30 Fashion Street E1 6PX (v.a.t. number 810274857) prepare, produce (which shall include any materials prepared or produced by our employees, contractors or agents) or otherwise provide in connection with your Programme belong to us, or our licensors. You may not use the materials, documents or other items detailed in term for any commercial purpose.

If you create intellectual property rights (IPR) during your studies or research, the standard position is that, subject to term below, you will own such rights, unless you and Istituto Marangoni Ltd agree otherwise. You agree to allow us to use photographs or video clips of any works created by you, including your Scholarship entry as a Scholarship applicant or while you are a Student for any marketing or promotional purposes, including for use in our prospectuses, website and/or on our social media channels.

10.   Liability

Candidates agree to the following rules on intellectual property rights and industrial property rights in relation to the projects delivered to the promoters (Istituto Marangoni Ltd and Poliform UK) of the scholarship competition.

They guarantee and ensure that the outputs are their original work have not been entirely nor partially copied from any other work, source or material, and to their knowledge, they do not infringe on any copyright of any third party.

In the case a part of it belongs to a third party, they guarantee and ensure that they have requested the permission and/or authorisation to transfer to the Istituto Marangoni Ltd. that output, and that in any case, they undertake to relieve the Istituto Marangoni Ltd. from any liability for the use of material that is developed, designed and/or produced by third parties.

11.   Indemnity

By participating in the scholarship competition, the applicants agree to absolve and indemnify the promoters (Istituto Marangoni Ltd and Poliform UK) from any negative consequence resulting from the infringement of the rules and more generally, from any negative consequence resulting from the use of the projects.

12.   Information on the treatment of personal data

Personal data collected as a result of the application to the scholarship competition will be used for the following purposes: the selection process and its related purposes: the processing of personal data will be executed using manual and electronic tools closely related to the purposes for which they were provided; they could be disseminated through websites and social networks connected to Istituto Marangoni Ltd.

In case of refusal to provide the requested data in order to participate in the scholarship competition, the application form may be rejected or the potential candidate excluded. Personal data collected as a result of the scholarship competition application will be registered in the Istituto Marangoni Ltd. database, holder of the treatment.

People to whom the data collected as a result of the application to the scholarship competition are considered the holders of the related rights, among them, the confirmation of the existence of their personal data and their provision in an intelligible form, the cancellation, the transformation into anonymous form, or blocking of data processed unlawfully, as well as the updating, rectification, integration and to oppose the treatment for any legitimate reason. By participating in the scholarship competition, the candidates give their consent to the aforementioned treatment of data.

13.   Consent to the use of personal data

Candidates authorise the Istituto Marangoni Ltd. to use their personal data and their image, as well as to take videos, photos, registrations and to consign their image through third parties and with any tools, video, photo and television and the activity related to the scholarship competition. They grant to the Istituto Marangoni Ltd. the right of use the said “material” in the context of the publishing products directed by Istituto Marangoni Ltd. and in the context of the institutional website and social networks.

For further info on how to submit your application, please contact: scholarships@istitutomarangoni.com.

 

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Total Prize: $ 10,000.00