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AATCC winners announced

Industry News | June 23, 2014 | By:

Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) has announced four winners out of 88 entries for its tenth annual 2014 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer Student Design Competition.

This year’s theme, Boardwalk, asked college and university students to showcase their talent in textile design by creating a swimwear collection for 18-30-year-old women. Color palettes were chosen from the Pantone View Color Planner Summer 2014.

Awards included a first-place cash award of $1,000, along with a copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport and a $100 Spoonflower gift certificate; a second-place cash award of $750 and a $100 Spoonflower gift certificate; and two honorable mention cash awards of $100 each, along with a $50 Spoonflower gift certificate.

The winners are:

  • First place: Whittled Sands by Emma Sidoriak, University of Delaware
  • Second place: Architectonic Armory by Mercedes Garcia-Reyes, Kansas State University
  • Honorable mention: Bali Tides by Jordynn Beckman, University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Honorable mention: Native Pride by Elizabeth Gilligan, Drexel University


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