International and Independent Category Winners

Posted by Poppy Parry on March 14 2019

Design Ventura

Last week the Design Ventura team celebrated the top three shortlisted schools in the International and Independent Category.

Duncan Sanders, Head of Trading and Sevra Davis, Head of Learning at the Design Museum started the event by handing out the awards.

We are happy to announce the prizes awarded were:


THIRD PLACE
International Community School
Cubic Maths – A game that helps children learn maths, three cubes make up sums that you answer against an opponent.

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SECOND PLACE
Lady Eleanor Holles School
SCRATCH IT
– An A6 calendar where you scratch off each day to reveal a fun design fact.


FIRST PLACE
The St Michael Steiner School
The Copper Line
– A science kit, where a battery, magnets and copper wire produce electromagnetic waves to propel a ‘train’ through a ‘tunnel’. 

After the prize giving, Peter Ayres from Beep Studio talked to students about his journey to becoming a designer and then lead the group in a fast paced workshop exploring how they can use drawing to communicate their product ideas.

Tea and cake made the perfect end of a fun afternoon celebrating great designs.

Well done teams!

All photos ©Richard Heald Photography/Design Museum