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17 Jul 2017

Daventry Express Newspaper – Award-winning student leads way in game design

Today I was featured in my local newspaper and on their website for my RSA Student Design Award winning multicultural board game, The Culture Tower. I would like to thank the Daventry Express newspaper for featuring me, and I would also like to thank Falconers Hill Academy and the children for assisting me with my market research. They were very helpful in filling out questionnaires about their board game habits and cultural identities, as well as being incredibly enthusiastic in […]

02 Jul 2017

BBC Radio Northampton Interview 2017

This evening, I was very lucky to be featured on Mark Dean’s amazing BBC Radio Northampton show for my RSA Student Design Award winning multicultural board game, The Culture Tower. This was an absolutely wonderful experience and I am extremely grateful to Mark and the BBC Radio Northampton team for featuring me on the show. In the interview, I talk about my award winning project including; how I came up with the idea, the purpose of the game, how the […]

20 Jun 2017

Northampton Chronicle and Echo – Northampton Design Student Leads The Way In Changing Cultural Misunderstanding With Her Award-Winning Game

A classroom game, which teaches children to confront the issues of cultural misunderstanding, has led to a University of Northampton student winning a competition. Culture Tower is the brainchild of Antonia Lowe, who is in the final year of the BA (Hons) Interior Design course, and is an inclusive, collaborative game that lets children work together to construct a sculptural tower with question cards so they end up creating a visual collage to help them understand the different cultures we […]

01 Jun 2017

Designing Our Futures: Announcing The 2017 RSA Student Design Award Winners

I am exceptionally pleased to announce that today the RSA announced that I had won an RSA Student Design Award for the Beyond Borders Brief, for my project The Culture Tower. BEYOND BORDERS – sponsored by Marketing Trust with additional support from The Chartered Institute of Marketing BRIEF: Create a campaign, service, product or environment designed to promote inter-cultural understanding Winner of the Marketing Trust Cash Award of £2000 Antonia Lowe, University of Northampton Culture Connects – Culture Tower: a fun and educational […]

05 Apr 2017

2016/17 RSA Shortlists Announced

I am really pleased to announce that I have been lucky enough to be shortlisted for the 2016/2017 RSA Student Design Awards for the Beyond Borders Brief. Please see the article below from the RSA, a link is also available at the bottom of the page. Congratulations to all 2016/17 finalists! The first stage of judging – anonymous shortlisting – wrapped up yesterday, and we are excited to announce the full shortlist below. The final stage of judging is a […]