Designing our futures: The 2022 RSA Student Design Awards

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  • Creativity
  • Design
  • Environment
  • Social justice
  • Technology

RSA Student Design Awards 2022 | Keynote address and award ceremony

Design Emergency: How can design help us to build a better future?

Join us for this special event celebrating the 2021/22 RSA Student Design Awards programme and the power of design to help us build a better future.

The 2022 SDA keynote address will be delivered by award-winning design critic, author and co-founder of Design Emergency, Alice Rawsthorn.

In her address, Alice will describe how she and MoMA design curator Paola Antonelli are using their research platform, Design Emergency, to explore the work of the global design leaders who are giving us hope by developing ingenious solutions to problems caused by the climate emergency, refugee crisis, abuses of technology and other complex challenges.

Following the address, the RSA’s chief impact officer Andrea Siodmok will present the 2022 awards, sharing an overview of each winning project, and inviting the people behind these inspiring ideas on stage to receive their awards.

The ceremony will be followed by a drinks reception in the RSA Benjamin Franklin Room – all welcome!

The RSA Student Design Awards is a global competition focused around a set of project briefs that challenge participants to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking. Winners receive practical and financial support from the RSA and our partners, as well as the opportunity to join a remarkably diverse community of alumni.

Please note, this event will be taking place both in-person at RSA House and streaming online. Please make sure to select the relevant ticket type when booking - thank you

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