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Commission: Design the Entrance Doors for The English Folk Dance and Song Society


Calling emerging artists (individuals or groups), who have the skills to design, make and incorporate their work into the doors being fabricated by Dorma UK Ltd.

The commission is open to:

– Students / apprentices / undergraduates from any background living in the United Kingdom
– Students of a specialist school, further education college or university
– Individuals who have graduated/completed their vocational education within the last 7 years
– Self-taught and have set up their business within the last 7 years.

Possible mediums could include glass, metal, timber, paper, fabric, synthetics, paint, ceramic and leather. Other appropriate materials will be considered.

The winner will receive £3,000 towards the costs which they incur, bespoke business mentoring / portfolio review by Dan Goode of Making Goode (value £300), a celebratory event, publicity and more. Design may be: – fixed to the inside of the double- glazed door units, or incorporated within them – attached to the inside of the fixed double-glazed side panels and/or glass panels above the door opening facing towards the entrance steps.

DEADLINE: Friday Feb 28th

How to Apply

SUBMIT: – your CV – photographic (JPEG) or videos to examples of your existing work – an example of a technical drawing and budget breakdown from a previous project. – a written statement (maximum 400 words) or a short video (Vimeo/YouTube) or a Mp3 sound recording explaining how you have interpreted the commission – a concept drawing or sketch of your design. For more details: https://www.artscraftanddesignaward.co.uk/ To Submit: bit.ly/2Pi6Qlc