Glamorgan students finish in top three of design awards

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    University of Glamorgan students Aleksandra Rajska and Sara Foster have won recognition in the top three of a prestigious UK-wide design award.The students’ designs for cutting-edge bars were judged by a panel of 15 top Interior Designers and industry professionals against entries from across the UK, as part of the Satelliet-Browns Student Design Challenge. The awards were presented on Wednesday June 16 at an awards ceremony in the BarShow 2010, London.

    Aleksandra, whose design for a “Laputa Graffiti Bar” won second place, said: “This competition was a valuable insight into the reality of designing for the commercial hospitality industry, and we were delighted to reach the top three.”

    Sara Foster’s “Jonnie’s Bar” design was also placed in the top three, and she added: “I was really overwhelmed that my design was chosen: it has given me more confidence that I can achieve in this profession.”

    Course leader Dr Erica Liu said, “Design competition is part of the curriculum of our course BA (Hons) Interior Design, it gives our students opportunity to compete on a national level and gain recognition from the industry. We are thrilled to receive this high profile award and be part of the exciting show in London this year.”

    Daniel Fountain / 21.06.2010

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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