Life as a football kit design student

Posted by John Devlin

I was contacted recently by twins Samuel and Thomas Phillips who are both studying Level 2 Sportswear Design at University College Falmouth. They were telling me all about the course and the work they are doing designing kits. One of the projects is designing a strip for their local side Perranwell AFC and they have set up a blog documenting their work. There’s some really great ideas there (especially their handling of the “stripes” problem!) and its a fascinating step by step look at how a football kit design comes together and what life as a sportswear design student is like.

I’m sure you’ll find their story interesting! Find out more at:

3 Responses to “Life as a football kit design student”

  1. Tim Says:

    Read this a few weeks ago after they posted it on another forum. Really interesting blog, but I’m afraid to say I do not like the final shirts at all. The top panel in a slightly different third colour is not a good idea at all.

  2. James Says:

    to be fair, i think the printers just messed up with the colours. the top panel was supposed to be the same colour as the stripes.

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    […] Author, John Devlin, an email a while back during our 2nd year and he wrote an article about our football kit project. Since then we have kept in touch through email and twitter, often finding ourselves deep into […]

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