A design challenge with a twist! Product Runway puts teams of design professionals from multiple disciplines in a fashion design competition design and create (yes we mean fabricate) a garment or accessory (or both!) out of standard architectural finish materials such as tile, upholstery, carpet, and wallcoverings. Each team will have 2 hours to conceptualize, design, and build their creation. Dont worry guys, this year models are provided!! At the end of the challenge, each teams design will get to walk the runway and show off their creation to a team of judges and all of Wichita’s design community!
Can’t participate in the challenge?! No problem! Join us for cocktails, mingle with fellow colleagues, enjoy the show, and make sure to vote for your favorite team!
Schedule of events:
Participant Check-in 5pm
Challenge Begins 5:30pm
Doors Open [Cockatils and Appetizers Provided] 7pm
Runway Show 7:30pm
Check out some photos from last years show here! :
About IIDA Mid America Chapter – Wichita City Center
IIDA (International Interior Design Association) was founded in 1994 as the result of a merger of the Institute of Business Designers (IBD); the International Society of Interior Designers (ISID); and the Council of Federal Interior Designers (CFID). IIDA supports design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through a network of 15,000+ members across 50 countries. IIDA Wichita City Center is a branch of the IIDA Mid America Chapter, which includes City Centers in Wichita and Kansas City.
IIDA advocates for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.