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The RSA Student Design Awards challenges emerging designers around the world to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking.


Van de 900 internationale inzendingen wint Simon Van Pottelberg in de categorie ‘One Man’s Waste’ e



Design a way to help eliminate the concept of waste within developed societies by promoting it  as a valuable material resource.


Winner Eddie Squires award

Simon Van Pottelbergh, LUCA School of Arts (Belgium), Product Design.

Plyjeans: a new material made from waste denim that utilises its existing fabric structure. Plyjeans comprises stacked layers of denim from old jeans that can be cut, milled, and bent to make furniture and other objects – at the end of their life, these can be shredded and the fibres reused.

Docent: Luk van der Hallen

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