Sleep When You’re Dead 24 Hour Design Competition

January 21st – 22nd

The Furman Department of Art along with the Master of Arts in Strategic Design (MAS-D), will kick off the annual 24-hour student design competition with a networking social on Friday, Jan. 21, from 5 to 6 p.m. The social is open to the public.  Following the networking event keynote speaker, who will be announced in January will lead a lively discussion on design and the cultural impact it has on today’s world.

Teams of 4-5 Furman undergraduates are paired with one MAS-D student.  These teams have 24 hours to come up with a solution to the creative brief delivered after the keynote speaker.  Teams must present their work to a panel of judges who are design professionals from the southeast.  Judges will provide critical feedback for the students. Prizes are award for Platinum, Gold and Silver along with the coveted Most Innovative award.


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    Different Majors Represented Last Year

Are you an undergrad? Yes? Then it’s time for you to sign up to lose one night of sleep in exchange for an amazing opportunity to engage with a problem, find a solution, have fun, and most importantly expand your creative skills.

The only thing we ask is that you dedicate a full 24 hours to this experience.  January 20th starting at 5 p.m. until January 21st at 5 p.m.  We can’t wait to see you there.

How will you learn?