National, May 2022: THE Park Hotels, pioneers of luxury boutique hotels in India, in association with Elle Décor India, organized ‘THE Park Elle Décor Student Contest’ for the ninth consecutive year during India Design ID 2022, as Strategic Design Partners. The contest aims to promote young designers in the country, and gives them an opportunity to think out and beyond the box and present product designs that tell a tale of the current world we are living in—the post-pandemic hour. Through this content students also get a chance to work with prominent design icons and industry stalwarts.
The winners whose products were built with purpose, sensitivity and viability towards the post-COVID-19 world will get a special showcase at India Design ID 2022. It is the India’s most definitive design week, where leading minds from the Indian and International design fraternity converge for engaging design dialogues.
Speaking on the association and the contest, Ms. Priya Paul, Chairperson, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels Limited. said, “It gives us immense pleasure and pride to collaborate with India Design ID as its Strategic Design Partners for the ninth consecutive year. THE Park Elle Décor Student Contest new thought of promoting budding designers with a concept of current world and post pandemic world will bring innovative ideas to the platter. I congratulate all the winners for the exceptional showcase of thoughts and look forward to working with them in the future.”
THE Park Elle Décor Student Contest welcomed entries across the four categories- Hybrid Living, Sustainable Solutions, Reimagining crafts, Public Space Interventions. To participate, students are nominated by their college HOD/ Dean or send in their creations independently. The entries are shortlisted by Ms. Priya Paul, Chairperson, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels Limited., along with Mrudul Pathak Kundu, Editor, Elle Décor India.