New York, NY (PressExposure) May 23, 2011 -- The International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT), Orlando, has teamed up with NFL Superstar Ike Taylor to discover the next hot designer. Mr. Taylor has run a contest for both the graphic and fashion design students to create original designs and concepts for his notable fashion line, Swaggin University. Appealing to a youthful, college demographic, Mr. Taylor, currently residing in Orlando decided whom better than design students to bring exactly that to his line. The contest began on April 15th with Sharon Smith of the fashion design department and Colin Breaud of the graphic design department collecting all entries to be submitted by May 9th for consideration.
Ike Taylor, (Ike T, Swagger U) is known throughout the National Football League as the player with the "Swagg". Inventing the word 'Swagg' in his college days, Mr. Taylor's definition of the word is having confidence, understanding your strengths, knowing who you are and simply having unique style. Mr. Taylor's success on and off the field has been tremendous with his two World Championships, his youth football camp and his dedication to making the world a better place for children through his charity work.
The finalists will be selected on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the International Academy of Design in Orlando, FL at 3:00PM. Mr. Taylor and his publicist CJ Robinson of Tsunami Group Inc [http://www.tsunamigroupinc.com] will be in attendance to view the finalists and hand select the winner. The IADT student chosen will encompass the brand with their designs and be offered an internship with the company, which will lead to further opportunities with Swaggin University.
IADT schools offer Associates & Bachelor degrees programs around the country for students interested in creative design careers. The school prepares participants to enter into the creative marketplaces with degrees in design and technology.
For more information about IADT contact Jennie Sweo at firstname.lastname@example.org and for information regarding Mr. Taylor please contact Tsunami Group Inc [http://www.tsunamigroupinc.com] at 877.730.5590.