Helen Hamlyn Design Awards 2012
Organised by the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art, this award scheme aims to encourage graduating RCA design students to engage with social issues and develop new concepts through user research. Five major awards will be given to design projects that can improve people’s lives. Sponsors include AgeUK, Clearblue, GMW Architects and the Technology Strategy Board. For more details see: hhcd.rca.ac.uk
Sustain Awards 2012
The annual Sustain Awards recognise graduate work that demonstrates excellence in sustainability thinking. The shortlisted projects will form the Sustain Show, to be held in the RCA galleries during the London Design Festival in autumn 2012.