New Designers 2017


New Designers Part 1

28 June – 01 July 2017 Awards Preview 28 June

Design disciplines:
– Textiles & Fashion
– Costume Design
– Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
– Ceramics & Glass
– Contemporary Design Crafts
– One Year On

New Designers Part 2

05 – 08 July 2017 Awards Preview 05 July
Design disciplines: 
Furniture, Product & Industrial Design
– Spatial Design & Interiors
– Graphic Design
– Illustration & Animation
– Motion & Digital Arts
– One Year On

Opening Times

Wednesday 28 June & 05 July 3.00pm – 9.00pm
VIP Preview: 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Awards Preview Evening: 6.30pm – 9:00pm

Thursday 29 June & 06 July
10:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday Late: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Friday 30 June & 07 July 10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday 01 & 08 July 10:00am – 5:00pm

Ticket Types

Tickets are now on sale for New Designers 2017.

Advance ticket prices end at midday on 26 June.

View ticket information for ticket types and prices.

   Ticket Types


Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street London N1 0QH
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There is full disabled access to the Business Design Centre, please call 020 7288 6475 for further details. Large bags and rucksacks will not be permitted inside the show.

A cloakroom is available at the venue at a cost of £1 per item. Animals (with the exception of registered assistance guide dogs for the blind) are not admitted to the venue.

Travel Information

Public Transport

Angel Station: 
5 minute walk
(Northern Line)
Highbury & Islington: 
15 minute walk
(Victoria Line, National Rail, London Overground)
King’s Cross St Pancras:
10 minute walk
(Victoria, Circle, Northern, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan Lines, National Rail, Eurostar)


The following bus routes all stop near to the Business Design Centre on Upper Street 19, 30, 73, 43, 38, 56, 341 and 476

By Car

Visitors are strongly recommended to use public transport where possible as Upper Street and the surrounding roads are very busy shopping areas.

There is on-site parking at Upper Street Car Park (SatNav N1 0PW), for which it is recommended that you pre-book your space.

Parking at Upper Street Car Park:

– Outside the congestion zone
– Open 24/7
– All parking is under cover
– Fully covered by CCTV
– Has a car wash/valet facility on site
– Has Electric Vehicle charging points
– Free bicycle parking
– Motorcycle parking
– ParkMark registered
– Maximum Vehicle Height is 1.9m 
Please note: there is a minimum stay period of 4 hours and a booking fee of £2.50 applies.

Eating & Drinking

New Designers, Islington and the surrounding areas offer an abundance of cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy during your visit. Or take a seat in the venue café, overlooking the show, for hot lunches, coffee and homemade cakes.

School Trips

Inspire your students with a trip to New Designers. School students and teachers are invited to come and view the very best in UK graduate design, talk directly to college tutors and graduates and find out more about the courses on offer within higher education.

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