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Focus International - Design Challenge

Lee Renner

28th January 2019

Guest Lecture By: Lee Renner

Focus International - Design Challenge

This is the first of our design challenges for the 18/19 academic year.

Spaces are limited to 30 across the University.

On the day of the challenge the brief will be set by the company and you will work in interdisciplinary teams before presenting your ideas to a judging panel at the end of the day.

The winning team will win a £250 ellesse voucher.

Who are Focus International?
Focus International, based in Huddersfield is a market leader in design, sourcing, distribution and promotion. They nurture a range of high profile consumer brands in both the UK and international markets, navigating ever-changing consumer trends to deliver outstanding product ranges and strong brand identities. They work with high profile brands such as ellesse, Certified and Henley's. They are part of JD Sports Fashion plc.

Focus work closely with The University of Huddersfield offering placement opportunities and graduate roles.

Please note: The intellectual property for any ideas generated during this challenge will be held by Focus International and you will be required to sign a waiver agreeing to this before the event.

Date and Time

28th January 2019

08:45 AM-05:00 PM




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