Student Design Competition

Taiwan

Region

The Real Leather. Stay Different. Student Design Competition celebrates the beauty, sustainability and versatility of leather, while recognizing the innovation and craftsmanship that the new generation has to offer.

Here you will find all you need to know about how to enter, the brief, updates on the competition and articles to educate and inspire you.

Good luck – you could be the winner of the 2022 RLSD trophy, feature in the annual coffee table book and much more

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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.

Enter in any of four categories

1

Apparel

2

Footwear

3

Accessories

4

Design

How to

enter

To sign up for this year's competition please speak to your participating college.

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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?