tangerine judge London’s first live sketching competition for Product Designers

On your markers, get set, go!

Sketch Off- Battle of the Grads, London’s first live sketching competition for Product Designers, brought together the crème de la crème of design graduates from across Europe to London, where they battled it out to be named, “Best Sketcher “in front of a live audience.

*The eight finalists warming up before the sketch-off

Dan Flashman, design lead at tangerine, formed part of the expert judging panel, alongside representatives from the organisers Adrem + leManoosh, and designers Antony Joseph (Joseph Joseph), Nick Sandham and Richard Seale (SeymourPowell), and Tej Cauhan (Tej Cauhan).

*Organiser Alex Nys of Le Manoosh introducing the 2nd challenge: Design language interpretation

Eight participants from different universities, took part at the live Sketch-Off event on 4th October 2017, showcasing their product design talents in four 20-minute sketch challenge rounds; ranging from a wearable to a bathroom plunger. After four gruelling rounds, the winning graduate, John Glynn, won an internship with the event sponsor and the Runners-up also benefited from special prizes.

*Participants working on their creations

*Congratulations to John Glynn, winner of the Sketch Off 2017

“We were thrilled to been part of the inaugural Sketch Off event. The judging panel had its work cut out, as there was some real talent on display! As a design consultancy, it’s great to see the skills of top graduates in action,” says Dan Flashman, tangerine Design Lead, “The event was a lot of fun and we hope to be involved again in the future.”

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