New Designers 2017

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Posted On 21st July, 2017 Share Post
  I was really excited to get a place to exhibit at One Year On, it was my aim for my first year working solo so I was chuffed that they wanted me to do it. It was a great catalyst for me to start making new work, something that I had been putting off since graduating as I started my first in house design position soon afterwards and found myself with little free time. I worked Monday to Thursday at my day job, then spent Friday to Sunday
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Posted On 19th July, 2017 Share Post
  Furniture designer Ben Perkins, founder of Studio Perki, sums up his time at New Designers 2017.    If I were to sum up my experience at New Designers 2017, the three words that spring to mind are insightful, mesmerising and grateful. At the moment I'm not planning to collaborate with anyone from the show but thus could change within the year if the right project comes along. For me One Year On was incredibly valuable on a
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Posted On 18th July, 2017 Share Post
  Illustrator Jen Leem-Bruggen on her experience of showcasing her work in the One Year On section of New Designers 2017.   If I had to sum up my experience of showing at New Designers in three words I’d say it was fantastic, collaborative and insightful. Exhibiting at New Designers was an amazing learning experience. I had some great conversations with clients who admired my illustration work and purchased prints, so hopeful
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Posted On 17th July, 2017 Share Post
  We'll be featuring a series of interviews with One Year One exhibitors and #ND17 Award winners about their experience exhibiting at New Designers. First up is Hannah Croft who exhibited her textiles in One Year On under the business name MUUNA.    Participating in One Year On 2017 has been a fantastic learning curve for me and an amazing experience for presenting my work for the first time independently and as a business. As
New Designers 2017
Posted On 13th July, 2017 Share Post
  Here are some of our favourite trends from Part 2 of #ND17!   Furniture for the ‘Nomad Generation’ With a generation facing escalating housing prices and steep rents, emerging designers have embraced and responded to changing living requirements with space efficient furniture. A good example of this was Bethany Luscombe, winner of the New Designers 100% Design Award, who created a multi-purpose sofa, dining table and d
Aesthetica Cover Issue 77 June July
Posted On 11th July, 2017 Share Post
  Intelligent, beautiful and informative, Aesthetica is one of the leading publications for art, design and photography. The bi-monthly publication highlights some of the most important artists at work today, both established and emerging, through detailed features and stunning imagery. Each edition includes in-depth coverage of new exhibitions and artists, photography, film and performance, making it a go-to-guide for all art and culture