Student Design Competition

Nordic Region

2022 COMPETITION CLOSED

The Real Leather. Stay Different. Nordic Student Design Competition 2022, in association with our friends at ArtsThread, has now closed. Thank you to all the talented students who participated!

Scroll below to explore the Winner’s designs and the final shortlist.

DISCOVER THE SHORTLISTED ENTRIES BELOW:

Designs that celebrate the beauty, versatility & sustainability of leather and champion slow style.

Designs must be made of at least 50% leather from cow hide.

Any other materials used must be natural or organic materials, for example wood or any natural fibres.

No fur or exotic skins. Our mission is to cut waste and utilise materials that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

Plastics must only be used where no natural alternatives are available.

PRIZES

We will shortlist finalists in each category before the judges choose category winners and an overall winner who will see their design professionally made and promoted in a capsule collection, as well as taking home the trophy and featuring in the RLSD 2022 coffee table book.

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Educational Materials

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