Call for Applications: Eastpak Artist Studio Wildcard Competition

Eastpak Competition

Eastpak, together with Designers Against AIDS and Arts Thread, is offering young design students and graduates the opportunity to win a wildcard entry to the Eastpak Artist Studio (EAST) along with a production budget to turn your winning design into reality.

How to participate?

Prize

Each finalist will receive a budget of €400 and two original Eastpak Artist Studio blank Padded Pak’r® backpacks with which to produce a working prototype of their design. They will also receive an Eastpak travel gear package valued at €300.

The winner of the Wildcard Competition will receive a place alongside some of the world’s most renowned fashion designers, such as Jean-Paul Gaultier, at the Eastpak Artist Studio, with all the prestige and publicity that entails.

The winning design will be integrated in the project’s communication platform. The designer’s creation will be sold at auction and all proceeds will be donated to the charity organisation Designers Against AIDS.

Deadline: June 30th, 2016 Midnight GM

For more information go to www.artsthread.com