American Hospital, its foundation's “100. It is launching the “Patient Apron Design Competition” for young talents among the innovative projects it has realized in different fields.
Applications for the contest, in which fashion designer Mehtap Elaidi will serve as a consultant, as well as the jury members, each more valuable than the other, will continue on the website until April 28, 2021.
The American Hospital, which has carried out many pioneering works in the health sector so far, emphasizes the medical design, which has become more important during the pandemic period, with the message "Reflect Your Imagination to its Designs" and addresses its students and graduates studying in the fashion and / or textile design departments of universities. Chief Physician of the American Hospital Dr. Fashion designer Mehtap Elaidi will also advise the contestants during the contest, where İsmail Bozkurt is the jury chairman. In addition to the Apple Watch, which will be awarded to the winning contestant, his designs will also come to life in the American Hospital patient gowns. The top three ranking names will be awarded the General Portfolio Evaluation Award with Özlem Kaya, Co-Chair of the Fashion Designers Association.
Chief Physician of the American Hospital Dr. Ismail Bozkurt Fashion Designers Association Co-President Ozlem Kaya, fashion designers moonlight Elaidi, Dilek Hanif, Kutoğlu Idle and Niyazi Erdogan, Parsons - The New School of Design, the former dean Burak Cakmak, Instyle Executive Editor Spring fate, Vogue Turkey Fashion Director Ceylan Atınç and influencer Rachel Araz, the details of the competition, which will take place in three different stages, will be as follows:
First Stage: Online Assessment
In the first stage to be held between April 30 and May 11, 2021, the selection committee consisting of experienced representatives of the fashion and textile industry and the American Hospital will examine and score the application documents and presentation files of all participants online, and a pre-jury evaluation will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
Second Stage: Consultant Meeting with Fashion Designer Mehtap Elaidi
The 10 participant finalists who passed the first stage will be invited to the online preliminary interview to be held on Monday, May 24, 2021 with the consultant of the competition, Mehtap Elaidi. At this stage, the contestants will be asked to send the layout printouts of the designs in the categories of "Woman", "Male", "Child" and "Birth" and provide information about their projects online. After the interviews, they will complete their design and design presentations with the guidance of Mehtap Elaidi.
Third Stage: Online Oral Interview
The 10 participant finalists who passed the first stage will be invited to the online interview that will take place with the selection committee on Thursday, 27 May 2021. At this stage, the contestants will be asked to inform the selection committee about their projects online.
Announcement of Results
Following the completion of the interviews, the 31 winners of the competition will be announced on Monday, May 2021, 3 and simultaneously announced on the following websites:
Contest Participation Conditions: 3rd and 4th year students studying in the Fashion and / or Textile Design department of any university, or those who have graduated from a Fashion Design department in the last 5 years can participate.
Participants should prepare patient gowns in the categories of "Woman", "Male", "Child" and "Birth".
Designs should be wearable and manufacturable.