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CLOSED | Blinds Direct hosts Student Design Challenge 2021

July 13, 2021


Quality home furnishing brand Blinds Direct has launched a nationwide competition for aspiring degree-level design students. The lucky winner of the competition will be able to see their work on a range of interior decor products that will be available on the company’s website. Sounds great right? Read on to find out everything you need to know including how to enter and the prize itself…

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How to enter

This year the BD Design Challenge will be celebrating individuality. Subsequently, the company are asking for submissions around the question ‘who am I?’, which is sure to be inspiring for many.

Entering the competition couldn’t be easier! Designers simply upload their final design, a scan of their student ID and 200-word biography to a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) service and send the link to [email protected]

For more information on entering, please visit

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The prize

Designers are invited to answer this challenge via a design that’s both abstract yet appealing to the public. The winning entry will appear in a special range of homeware products including:

  • Roman blinds
  • Roller blinds
  • Cushions
  • Lampshades
  • Curtains

Furthermore, the winner will also win £500 and be featured in an article for the December issue of our very own Good Homes magazine and will be invited to provide a quote about their designs and experience.

Additionally, the top three entrants to the competition will be awarded a lampshade and cushion created from their very own design.

Roller blind with purple and blue floral pattern,

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The judging panel

The judging panel is filled with experts from Blinds Direct’s talented design team. Therefore, the judges are primed to use their extensive experience and knowledge in design and textiles to pick a winner from what is expected to be a competitive field

Moreover, our own editor Karen Walker is joining the panel as a guest judge!

Open and closing dates

The competition opens on 12th July 2021 and will run until 31st August.

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About Blinds Direct

 Launched in 2017, Blinds Direct offers every home furnishing product from the Interior Goods Direct group.

The company has over 10 years’ experience in manufacturing high quality interior products and has earned a track record in excellent customer service. Our reputation has helped us to grow and consequently we now manufacture over 3,000 products each week. Our aim is to deliver products to our customers that exceed expectations, both in terms of high quality manufacturing and speedy, reliable customer service.


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