Digital Arts student in running for Britain’s Best Budding Designer

A design by a student at Kent has been shortlisted from over 250 to put her in the final 12 of the competition to find Britain’s best budding designer.

Rihanna Taylor, who comes from Northampton and studies Digital Arts at the University’s School of Engineering and Digital Arts, was inspired by her final year project proposal for her degree which created an interactive website that can be used as an educational resource to learn about British history.

The 12 finalists will now design a range of templates for products, to be judged by a panel of industry experts: Jim Thacker, Editor of Computer Arts magazine; Pete Rope, founder of digital design agency ArtScience, and Andy Duke, Head of Design at digital marketing agency Stickyeyes.

The ‘UK’s Best Budding Designer’ competition was launched by online print retailer instantprint to find and recognise an aspiring designer worthy of the title and to help designers to break into the industry.

Rhianna could win £1,000 and have the opportunity to see her work showcased on