AATCC received 88 entries from various colleges and universities for its tenth annual design competition. This year’s theme, Boardwalk, had students to showcase their talent in textile design by creating a swimwear collection for 18-30 year olds. Color palettes could be chosen from the PantoneView Colour Planner Summer 2014.
See the full competition guidelines.
Awards include first place cash award of US$1,000 along with a copy of Pantone’s Cotton Passport and US$100 Spoonflower gift certificate, a US$750 award for second place and US$100 Spoonflower gift certificate, and two US$100 awards for honorable mentions and US$50 Spoonflower gift certificates.
- 1st Place – Whittled Sands by Emma Sidoriak, University of Delaware
- 2nd Place – Architectonic Armory by Mercedes Garcia-Reyes, Kansas State University
- Honorable Mentions
AATCC would like to extend appreciation to all judges:
Carrie Yates, Manager, Product Development at Cotton Incorporated
Erica Christianson, Nike Swim Designer at Perry Ellis International
Jessica Wright, Print & Pattern Developer at Nike
Julie Lotz, Senior Design Manager at Spanx
Stephanie McCarrey, Designer at Spanx
Tracy Marciano, Senior Swim Designer for Nike at Perry Ellis International
For further information, contact Suzanne Holmes; +1 919 549 3537