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Part 1 28 June - 01 July 2017
Part 2 05 - 08 July 2017
Business Design Centre, London, N1

ND16 Portfolios on ARTS THREAD


ARTS THREAD is the graduate portfolio partner of New Designers 2016. It hosts New Designers' online graduate portfolios, providing a year round extension and promotion of the show and our exhibiting graduates.

As the world's leading network and platform for new and emerging creatives, for graduates ARTS THREAD offers invaluable advice and information for those dedicated to developing their career.

We are pleased to be working with a partner who shares our values in bringing graduate talent and business together.

ND Graduate Portfolios on ARTS THREAD

Every exhibitor at New Designers is entitled to a free online portfolio with ARTS THREAD.

View ND16 Graduate Portfolios

If you are exhibiting at ND16, create your portfolio by adding your New Designers project to this page

Geodesic Dome Prototype, Annabel Roseveare, exhibiting in Part 1 with Hereford College of Art stand JC53

Geodesic Dome Prototype, Annabel Roseveare, exhibiting in Part 1 with Hereford College of Art stand JC53


The Arts Thread blogging team were onsite for the duration of ND16. Have a read for loads of insight into some of the great projects on display at the show.

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Industry Portfolio Reviews at New Designers 2016

At New Designers 2016 ARTS THREAD will again be offering daily speed portfolio reviews for exhibiting graduates.

Portfolio reviews with be conducted by industry experts from companies such as BBC, WGSN, Paramount Pictures, Handmade in Britain, Arena Illustration, Designersblock, Home of Artisans, Illustration Ltd, Sarah Angold, Hawaii Design, M&S and Mamas & Papas.

To be eligible for a portfolio review you must be a graduate exhibiting at ND16 and have uploaded your portfolio to ARTS THREAD.

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'ARTS THREAD is a pioneer in showcasing young talent. They have been amazingly effective in sharing the global talent of today’s latest graduates, and a great way for Nike Inc. to stay in touch! I’m inspired and thankful for this added resource and certainly grateful for the level of talent they share. Congrats on your great work and thank you for sharing the next generation of creative leaders.'

Betsy Parker, Executive Creative Talent Scout NIKE Inc