New Designers 2017

Awards Previews

Our Awards Previews demonstrate the design industry’s support and recognition of creative excellence. During these evenings our sponsors demonstrate their support for emerging UK design talent and creativity by presenting a series of prestigious Awards to the year’s most talented graduate designers.

Part 1 Awards Preview
Wed 28 June 2017, 3pm – 9pm

Part 2 Awards Preview
Wed 05 July 2017, 3pm – 9pm

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Join the celebration

With a VIP Pass or Preview Ticket you can enjoy access to the show on either Wednesday from 3pm onwards, being among the first to meet this year’s exhibitors before celebrating creative excellence and innovation at the Awards Preview Evenings. 

Our exclusive Awards Preview Evenings see a series of industry sponsored Awards presented to the most exciting designers at New Designers 2017 – the household names of the future.

The Awards Preview Evenings and presentations get underway from 6.30pm, with each Part’s show officially opened by a leading design industry figure. 

Book Tickets

Please note, if you have received an invitation to the Awards Preview Evening from an exhibitor, this invitation is only valid from 6.30pm.

Look back at industry awarding new designers including Hallmark, Sky, Virgin, John Lewis, the Goldsmiths Company and more.

2016 Awards & Winners

Our 2017 Awards will be announced in May. Sign up to our mailing list to be the first to find out new and returning sponsors ready to award the next generation of design talent. 

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2016 Show Openers

Part 1 Awards Preview Evening | Wed 29 June 2016 | Opened by Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler

Best known for his illustrations of The Gruffalo, award winning illustrator  Axel Scheffler will officially open the evening at the awards presentation at 6.30pm.

Part 2 Awards Preview Evening | Wed 06 July 2016 | Opened by Antony and Richard Joseph

Joseph & Joseph

Antony and Richard Joseph, the brothers behind the beautifully designed household products Joseph Joseph  will officially open the show at the second Awards Preview Evening.