Nicole Farhi Graduate Competition
| SKETCH BY JOSEPH MCGEE
Joseph McGee from the Royal College of Art has won the Nicole Farhi Graduate Competition 2012. This sees him undertaking a three month paid internship working alongside the Design Team at Nicole Farhi
A senior panel of judges including Anne Tyrrell, Chair of the BFC Colleges Council; Caroline Rush, CEO, BFC and Nicole Farhi, Creative Director, Nicole Farhi chose the winning graduate based on their portfolio, written case study and final presentation.
Joseph’s presentation showed exceptional design ability but also encapsulated the Nicole Farhi customer.
Nicole Farhi and the BFC would also like to praise the three finalists who came highly commended in the competition, Louise Bennetts, Edinburgh College of Art; Kyle Graham Spires, Royal College of Art and Vic Riches, Kingston University.
Caroline Rush, CEO, BFC commented: “We are pleased to be working with Nicole Farhi on this great competition to showcase the exceptional young talent coming out of UK colleges and Universities. Joseph showed real empathy with and enthusiasm for the brand alongside an exceptional presentation, he is a well deserved winner.”
"I am thrilled that Nicole Farhi in partnership with the BFC will offer a talented graduate the opportunity to experience the fashion business first hand. Joseph’s final presentation perfectly captured the Nicole Farhi customer and we loved his commercial designs and beautiful illustrations. We look forward to Joseph joining the team." - Nicole Farhi, Creative Director
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Image: A print by Joseph McGee