Arts Thread has launched the International Design Graduate Present 2023 with GUCCI returning because the unique sponsor for his or her fourth consecutive 12 months.

Launching on the identical time is the International Design Graduate Present’s digital gallery & tales on Google Arts & Tradition.

Google Arts & Tradition Tales
Google Arts & Tradition Pocket Gallery

Similar to earlier years, Arts Thread will showcase the entire best end-of-year work from all artistic college students graduating this 12 months in each artwork & design class, reminiscent of visible communication, movie, trend, textiles, inside, structure, visible arts, up to date craft, industrial & product design and extra.

Final 12 months’s International Design Graduate Present was an enormous success with 5489 entries representing 117 nations from 439 greater training establishments, surpassing the earlier 12 months’s achievement. There was a mixed editorial and social attain of 23 million. During the last 3 years tons of have gained employment or launched their very own manufacturers due to this proactive initiative – making it the one international showcase of graduating artists & designers worldwide.

This 12 months sees Arts Thread’s International Design Graduate Present associate with Google Arts & Tradition GA&C to create an space on the GA&C web site showcasing the success tales of earlier International Design Graduate Present winners in addition to a digital gallery for the winners from 2022.

The collaboration with Google Arts and Tradition signifies that college students’ work will attain an additional viewers which will help launch their unbiased companies or acquire employment throughout the artistic industries.

The International Design Graduate Present 2022 noticed nice success, with much more artwork and design college students from throughout the globe submitting their last finish of 12 months tasks onto the Arts Thread digital platform than in 2021. International Design Graduate Present 2022 stats:

  • 5,489 entries in complete to the net showcase
  • 117 nationalities
  • 439 artwork & design universities/faculties worldwide took half
  • 500 college students had been shortlisted from the entries obtained by our panel of unbiased professional judges
  • 187,352 votes solid within the public vote
  • 150 Business judges  

The International Design Graduate Present 2023 is now open to all artwork and design college students graduating within the Educational 12 months 2022-23 – i.e. September 2022 to August 2023 (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate) in any associated artistic self-discipline, positioned wherever on this planet. 

College students have till August thirty first 2023 to add their end-of-year tasks onto the Arts Thread platform. A group of unbiased judges will slender the work all the way down to a shortlist of creatives whose work might be displayed on The jury will select their winners and there can even be a public vote, which is able to permit the worldwide viewers to see the submissions while voting for his or her favourites.

As in earlier years, Arts Thread has invited among the most revered creatives from around the globe to decide on their favorite designers & artists from the shortlist. The International Design Graduate Present Judges are:

High-quality Artwork, Images and Craft 

Alison Cole The Artwork Newspaper / Andrew Durbin Frieze / Mark Westall FAD Journal /Atty Tantivit ATTA Gallery / Chantelle Purcell Artist Hive Studios / Chris Cheung XCEPT / Dan Goode Making Goode / David Hershkovits Paper Journal / David Sandu Assamblage & Romanian Jewellery Week / Dima Abdul Kader & Nikki Meftah Emergeast / Emily Hlavá? Inexperienced / Freya Murray Google Arts and Tradition Lab / Gaynor Andrews The GoldsmithsCentre / George Livieratos / Holinka Escudero The Jewelry Activist / Iona Rowland / Iris Qu /James Nicholls Maddox Gallery / JB Jones & Bella Neyman NYC Jewellery Week / Justyna Teodorczyk Gallery of Artwork in Legnica / Karen Olson American Craft Council / Keith Brymer Jones MAKE Worldwide / Ninette Murk Magnificence With out Irony  / Peter Manning Prefab77 / Piyush Suri Handmade in Britain / Rosemary Steen Design & Crafts Council Eire / Sam Barzilay Photoville

Digital, Visible Communication and Movie 

Aaron Skipper TBWAMedia Arts Lab / Aurélia Durand / Ayo Fagbemi Explorers Membership Studio / Barry Fantoni / Ben Lavender Trustpilot / Cosimo Surace Stranger & Stranger / Dave Gibson Draught Design / Dina Amin Tinker Studio / Eliza Williams Inventive Evaluate / Francis Wong WARC / Garry Moses Yane Duggal / Ged Equi Caffeine Partnership / Gion-Males Kruegel-Hanna HEAD / Glen Tarr gt&i / Harry Hoskyn Spring Studios / Ilaria Pasquinelli  Cannes Lions / Jonina & Bradley Skaggs Skaggs / Keiran Mistry YouTube Inventive Studio EMEA / Lars Denicke Pictoplasma / Lianne Llewellyn The Worldwide Rising Movie Expertise Affiliation / Lisa Nappin Avatar Inventive / Luke Inexperienced & Fraser McNiven Studio Goblin / Marcus Werner Willow Glen Movies / Matthew Treasarden Nike Maxim Younger Gorilla Editors / Nathan Jurevicius / Nebojša Jovanovi? Sarajevo Movie Pageant / Nicholas Yearwood MangoTree / Nizzar Ben Chekroune Nception NFT / Piers Fawkes PSFK / Priscilla Ober Mary Kay / Rana Sidahmed Avery Dennison / Sandra Borszcz The Massive Draw / Sarah Fonder PRINT Journal / Sasha Vidakovic SV Design / Sheridan Demyers Operating Movies / Will Bernard Bathtub & Physique Works

Vogue, Equipment and Textiles 

Alan Scott / Alexis Katana Gucci / Angela Fusco Balmain / Anna La Germaine Vogue Politique / Ayotunde Rufai Jendaya / Bernie Thomas / Beth Esponnette Unspun / Billie Whitehouse Wearable X / Branko Popovic FASHIONCLASH / Daren Abney Lenzing / David Clementoni Italian Artisan / Debbie McKeegan TEXINTEL / Desolina Suter Première Imaginative and prescient / Doreen Adusei Vogue Works / Ebru Ercon Athleta / Edwina Kulego Informa Markets / Emma Lundgren Amazon / Gayle Smith / Hannah Lane Redress / Helen Palmer WGSN / Jane Kellock USP / Jay Solanki Qasimi / Jeff Banks / Jennie Rosen Swedish Vogue Council / Jens Laugesen / Jonathan Cheung / Julia Browne Melbourne Vogue Hub / Julian Vogel ModusBPCM / Kat Holmes Whet Inventive / Katie Greenyer Pentland Group / Kristina Szasz Hugo Boss / Lee Holman Tommy Hilfiger / Lee Myers Zefyr / Leslie Holden & Sean Chiles, The Digital Vogue Group / Lilith Hovhannissian 3.1 Phillip Lim / Mark Warburton Purdey / Matteo Bellentani Clarks Originals / Mizue Koda Everlane / Natalia Koter IBEFF / Neil Elliott Patternbank / Nikita Jayasuriya The Mills Fabrica / Orietta Pelizzari & Matteo Bardi Mattori / Paul Glynn Nordstrom / Paul Vogel / Phil Dickinson LuluLemon / Rocco Gaglioti FNL Community / Sacha Gomez Purple Model / Sara Sozzani Maino Vogue Italia / Sarah Rutson / Satish Tailor Vollebak / Shane Cullen Hole inc / Simon Ungless / Sonia Martin BREW Inventive / Sophia Lewis Closed / Stefano Martinetto Tomorrow / Steven Burns Levis / Stuart McArthur Nike / Susanne Tide-Frater / Tamsin Blanchard Vogue Open Studio / Tricia Carey Lenzing / Zaid Affas / Zihaad Wells True Faith / Zak Maoui GQ

Product, Structure and Interiors

Adrian Jankowiak Nairobi Design Week / Alberto Perazza Magis / Chris Livaudais Giving Gravity / Clodagh / David Morris Design Alternate / Dr Jenny Russell Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA / Ellie Stathaki  Wallpaper* / Ewa Dominiak / Federica Bertolini Azimut Benetti Group / Gabrielle Kennedy DAMNº Journal / Howard Lichter Arc’teryx / Ilene Shaw NYCxDESIGN / Ilona Gurjanova Estonian  Affiliation of Designers / Ingrid van der Wacht Dutch Design Basis / Iza Rutkowska Varieties and Shapes Basis & Zoochitecture Studio / Jamie Drake Drake/Anderson / Jose Cabaco adidas / Jose dos Santos Signify / Luca Putteman United Nations IOM / Madeleine Lucke Architectural Digest / Maha Kutay & Woody Yao Zaha Hadid Design / Maja Lalic Mikser Affiliation / Matteo Battiston Luxottica Group / Max Fraser Dezeen / Mazbahul Islam Safewheel / Milan Dinevski Protokolektiv / Nick Chubb IDC / Oli Stratford Disegno / Phillip Hollander Houtlander / Pia Engvad The Lego Group / Richard Elder / Sebastian Conran Conran & Companions / Stig Hansen Democratic Eyewear / Stuart Constantine Core77 / Thabisa Mjo Mash. T Design Studio / Tim Wykeman MillerKnoll / Tim Marlow OBE Design Museum / Tom Meades Gomi Design


WHO CAN APPLY: Free to use and open internationally to all artwork and design college students graduating within the Educational 12 months 2022-23 – i.e. September 2022 to August 2023 (undergraduate and postgraduate) in any associated artistic self-discipline, positioned wherever on this planet. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: August thirty first 2023 23.59 NYC 



Katie Dominy, Co-Founder ARTSTHREAD

Arts Thread is immensely proud to be partnering with Gucci for the fourth 12 months on the International Design Graduate Present. We look ahead to constructing on the success from final 12 months, offering but extra alternatives for the artists and designers graduating this 12 months.

About Gucci 

Based in Florence, Italy, in 1921, Gucci is likely one of the world’s main luxurious manufacturers, led by President and CEO Marco Bizzarri and Inventive Director Sabato De Sarno. Following the Home’s centenary, Gucci forges forward into the subsequent hundred years, persevering with to redefine luxurious whereas celebrating the creativity, Italian craftsmanship, and innovation on the core of its values. Gucci is a part of the worldwide luxurious group Kering, which manages the event of a sequence of famend Homes in trend, leather-based items, jewellery and watches. Uncover extra about Gucci at

About Arts Thread 

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Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD journal Founder and co-publisher of Artwork of Dialog and founding father of the platform @worldoffad