Jony Ive, Prince Charles partner on sustainable design competition

Former Apple design chief Jony Ive and Prince Charles on Friday announced the launch of a design competition that will give students from London’s Royal College of Art a chance to explore and create solutions for a more sustainable future.

Ive and CharlesTerra Carta Design Lab has invited 2,300 students, including alumni who graduated between 2011 and 2021, selected from the RCA’s architecture, arts & humanities, communication, and design schools, reports Wallpaper. They will work together in multidisciplinary teams to “create small designs that can make a big impact for the world’s transition to a sustainable future,” a press release says.According to the lab’s mission statement, participants will be able to investigate “local initiatives to restore biodiversity, reduce greenhouse gases, support developing countries, and catalyse a new economic and social model that realigns people with their environment.”

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