16 May 2018

Press Release | Design-A-Bag Competition Winners Announcement 2018

Design-A-Bag Online Competition is pleased to announce the winners of 2018. The judging panel consists of representatives from Giordano, All Saints, Jayne Fashion Consultancy, The Arsutoria School, Korea Colour & Fashion Trend Centre, Edizioni AF and OO Agency Paris.

Lemniscate Handbag designed by Ho Kuan Teck of Singapore was selected Best Overall Design out of the 3 finalists who received a 4-week bag design course in Milan valued at USD 4,200 with USD 1,000 accommodation allowance at the prestigious Arsutoria School on top of the final prizes.

Lemniscate Handbag

Ho Kuan Teck, Singapore


Chan Tak Kei, Hong Kong

Origami Tablet Sleeve

Mohamed Khudrathulla, India

Three finalists were offered a free trip to Hong Kong to attend Design-A-Bag Online Competition events held last March with USD 500 cash prize to spend plus one year subscription to www.arstrends.com

One online favourite design was voted by our Facebook audience. The “Circular Bag” from Spain was the winner for this category with 345 likes. The winner received one year subscription to www.arstrends.com

Circular Bag

Camino H. Allende, Spain

The winner stories will be released on our APLF blog at www.aplf.com. For further information about the competition details, visit www.designaccess-fa.com

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