Student Design Competitions

The Real Leather. Stay Different. Student Design Competitions 2022, in association with our friends at ArtsThread, have now closed.

To showcase the beauty, durability and sustainability of leather with original and innovative designs, we called upon students and recent graduates worldwide to show us their talent by entering a design in one of three different categories – clothing, footwear and accessories.

We received hundreds of outstanding designs from entrants all over the world and you can now view all the shortlisted entries by clicking on the competition titles below!

International Shortlist

Taiwan Region Shortlist

UK Shortlist

Nordic Shortlist


Open to Students and recent grads worldwide
Educational Materials

Want to learn more about how using leather cuts waste, landfill and carbon? Or about its durability, versatility and timeless style?