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Remake Design Challenge 2022

Think Outside the Box

cardboard box with remake logo

Calling all young and young at heart designers to think and design inside, outside and around the box.

Win up to £100 cash!

This country throws away an incredible 12.5 million tonnes of paper and cardboard and 1 million tonnes of textiles every year. Can you come up with a fantastic new way to reuse some of this?

To enter our challenge, you need to create an innovative and practical, storage or display item for something in your home, made from old cardboard and textiles.

It must...

  • • Be made of primarily reused cardboard and textiles
  • • Have a base that is no more than 75cm x 75cm and with a max height of 1m
  • • Be structurally robust and stable
  • • Be transportable and easily moved
  • • Have a specified end use and clear purpose
  • • Be visually eye catching
  • • Have no sharp edges, be inoffensive, clean and not contaminated
  • • Be inspiring to others
  • • Include a creative use of textiles either in construction or decoration

Need some ideas? Head across to our pinterest page for some inspiration as well as some great hints and tips

Age Categories

Category Age First Prize
Primary 5 - 11 years £50 cash
Secondary 12 - 17 years £100 cash
Young Adult 18 - 25 years £100 cash
Young at Heart 26 years and above £100 cash

Online applications are available below, or you can apply by visiting the Remake shop. To help you source your materials you can pick up a £5 voucher at Remake once you have applied.

When you have finished your make, send in between 3 and 6 pictures that you think best illustrate what you have made to izzy@remakescotland.co.uk. Remember to include at least one that shows the model being used for its intended purpose. The shortlist will be drawn up by a panel of Remake staff.

The top 5 entries in each category will be invited to a showcase exhibition at Remake on the 19th and 20th of August and the final top prizes will be awarded by a panel of independent experts on Saturday the 20th August.

Online Application Form

Please note that all entries will be displayed on Pinterest. By entering a finished design you are permitting Remake Scotland to use your entry images for promotion purposes. Don't forget to visit the Remake shop to claim your £5 voucher for materials after you've submitted your application. Entries close on August 6th, 2022.

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