PENSOLE x Allbirds

PENSOLE x Allbirds

March 23–April 10, 2020


Registration Opens: February 13, 2020
Registration Closes: March 9, 2020


PENSOLE x Allbirds: is pleased to announce the launch of PENSOLE’s Master Class in Design in partnership with Allbirds. This hands-on master class features color + material design,  functional apparel & accessories design, and footwear design. 12-students will be selected to partake in a 3-week ‘learn by doing’ program. Students will form teams and be introduced to a curriculum about product creation informed by sustainability. To learn more about eligibility, your design challenge, Allbirds, and our studios download the submission brief below. *YOU MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, OR MEXICO TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS PROGRAM*


By submitting your work for this class, you agree to be bound by and perform your obligations described in the TERMS & CONDITIONS.


Program Information

About & Key Dates

The curriculum will cover the product creation process across color and material design, apparel design, and footwear design. Sustainability focused. 

NOTE: The total number of designers accepted to join the class may change without any notification to the public. Participation in the Master Class does not guarantee eligibility or acceptance for an internship with Allbirds.  Allbirds reserves the right to offer any internships at their sole and absolute discretion.



Free Tuition + Free  Shared Housing

Students are responsible for their own travel + meal expenses



10 NW 5th Ave

Portland, OR


Submission Requirements

Applications close: 11:59 PM PST March 9, 2019

To access information on the submission brief and requirements, please click the following link: Submission Brief

For an example of a FOOTWEAR design submission click here:  Footwear Submission Example

For an example of COLOR & MATERIAL design submissions click here: Color + Material Example

For an example of a FUNCTIONAL APPAREL + ACCESSORIES design submission click here: Functional Apparel & Accessories Example