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IE Velocity 2020

IE Velocity 2020

16 Jul - 19 Jul 2020

We are delighted to announce our IE Velocity 2020 Event for all our Members, Graduates, Continuing Students, Alumni and associated Practitioners.

IE Velocity 2020 is a virtual design festival that aims to connect the capabilities of our students with practitioners and live projects and explore different ways to interact and share the power of our subject.

IE Velocity 2020 INitiatives include:

IE Velocity 2020 Launch Party: Thursday 16th July 2020 from 7pm
Join our live music virtual party with special guest appearances to celebrate the end of an incredible academic year. Pick the music room of your choice and get ready for a fun evening!

IE Velocity 2020 Silent Review Conversations: Friday 17th July 2020 from 10am - 5pm
Sparked by the shortlisted IE 2020 Awards, please join our panel of world class Educators and Practitioners as they review the shortlisted works. A superb platform to learn through the plurality of design visions and its interpretations.
Don’t miss to find out the winners for the National Awards and the special IE Velocity2020 Awards !

IE Awards 2020 @ IE VelocityFriday 17th July 2020 from 5pm - 7pm
IE 2020 Awards, following the Silent Review which will showcase the Award submissions, please join us for the Awards announcements hosted with Special Guest appearances.

IE Velocity 2020 INTalks: Saturday 18th July 2020 from 10am - 4pm
Connect with our leading interiors academics, judges and other industry guests during their virtual INTalks to learn more about a variety of subjects related to Interiors, Interiority, Environmental Design and other spatial disciplines.

IE Velocity 2020 Instagram INTerviews: Sunday 19th July 2020 
Follow our IE Instagram account and check our Instagram Interview posts to discover diverse design approaches, methods and career advice to successfully enter the professional world.

IE Velocity Sunday StretchSunday 19th July 2020 from 11am - 1pm 
Join our London Southbank front walk live stream to discover the live footfall and city insights of one of London's most iconic location.

IE Velocity Afternoon Fete: Sunday 19th July 2020 from 3pm - 6pm
Enjoy an interactive afternoon tea party with Interiors most vibrant community from 3pm and take part in the closing finale of IE Velocity 2020 with a cup-cake, biscuit and tea making completion from 5pm - 6pm.
Interior Educators also recognises that universities are now facing many challenges and, in order not to put a financial burden on members, we have set up a Crowdfunding to cover IE Velocity 2020 expenses: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/ie-velocity-2020

Additional communications will include awards details, festival event invitations and associated links.

Velocity 2020 Awards

Competitions open for entries!

The Interior Educators awards for UK student writing and final degree studio projects in 2020 are open for submissions. Winners will be announced at IE Velocity 2020 on Friday 19th July.

IE Velocity 2020 National Studio Project Award

Final Year Student Awards
Submissions close at 5pm on Monday 6th July 2020

This award, for the most innovative, comprehensive, well-researched and appropriately communicated final year student’s studio project, is open to all IE member programmes. Entry requires respective Programme Leaders to nominate and upload a final year student’s studio project as 1 pdf with up to 5 pages - it will be reviewed online so paper size doesn't matter.

There will be three award winners, each receiving £100

For further details please visit www.interioreducators.co.uk/studio-award/

Judges to be announced

IE Velocity 2020 National Writing Award

Final Year Student Awards
Submissions close at 5pm on Monday 6th July 2020

This award, for the most innovative, comprehensive, well-researched and critically informed dissertation, journal, essay or report by a final year student, is open to all IE member programmes.

Entry requires respective Programme Leaders to nominate and upload the complete text from a final year student.

There will be three award winners, each receiving £100

For further details please visit www.interioreducators.co.uk/write/

Judges to be announced

Additional awards for final year students

Submissions close at 12 noon on Friday 10th July 2020

Additional awards for final year students in the following categories:

  • best sketch or exploratory drawings
  • best maquette or exploratory models
  • best orthographic drawings
  • most resolved material innovation
  • best short film (to be judged via youtube link or similar)
  • best live project (external facing/collaboration/competition

One nomination per programme for each category.

For further details please visit www.interioreducators.co.uk/in-show-awards-2020

Progressing Student Awards

Submissions close at 12 noon on Friday 10th July 2020

These awards are open to all IE member programmes.

  • best sketch or exploratory drawings
  • best maquette or exploratory models
  • best orthographic drawings
  • most resolved material innovation
  • best short film (to be judged via YouTube link or similar)
  • best live project (external facing/collaboration/competition)

One nomination per programme for each category for any student, not final year.
Winners will be announced at IE Velocity 2020 the 17th of July 2020 at IEVeloCity2020

For further details please visit www.interioreducators.co.uk/progressing-student-awards-2020