NEW DESIGNERS

NEW DESIGNERS

CHAMPIONING THE FUTURE OF DESIGN SINCE 1985

CHAMPIONING THE FUTURE OF DESIGN SINCE 1985

London's Most Established Graduate Design Showcase

Week 1: 26 - 29 June 2024 | Week 2: 3 - 6 July 2024

London's Most Established Design Showcase Week 1: 26 - 29 June 2024 | Week 2: 3 - 6 July 2024

Business Design Centre | London

New Designers is an annual London showcase of the UK’s most innovative emerging design talent. Since its inception 39 years ago, New Designers has provided a platform for over 3,000 graduates every year to present their visionary ideas to industry professionals and the public. The event takes place over two weeks, with different disciplines highlighted in Week 1 and Week 2, spanning fashion, textiles, furniture, product design, illustration, and more. 

New Designers is an annual London showcase of the UK’s most innovative emerging design talent. Whether you’re a design enthusiast, a student, or a professional in the industry, New Designers is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the future of design.

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CHAMPIONING THE FUTURE OF DESIGN SINCE 1985

Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches, New Designers presents the work of 2,500 hand-picked graduate design talents from around the UK. 

New Designers is the longest running and leading design showcase in the country and we remain determined to champion and support the UK grassroots design sector. 

This year is its 38th anniversary and will bring together 200 flagship university design courses who will be showcasing the country’s finest design students.

We connect these future leading lights with the industry for creative exchange, collaboration and recruitment.

Exploring every corner of design, ND provides a focal point for the next wave of designers to meet industry employers, buyers, media, trend predictors and a design hungry public.

Join us at the Business Design Centre, Islington, N1 0QH

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→ Explore over 2,500 graduates work to find new design talent to join your business through the University profiles

 Discover the design stars of the future that you are usually able to meet at New Designers virtually ND AWARDS

ND EDUCATES: TALKS PROGRAMME

Now live! Book your place to attend inspiring talks, hosted by industry leaders covering the latest trends and topics facing the design community between 1 – 10 July.

TALK: STARTING YOUR JEWELLERY AND PRECIOUS METAL BUSINESS

Join us and learn how the Goldsmiths’ Centre can support you to develop your jewellery and precious metal business, from technical and inspirational opportunities, to business courses and workshops.

Book your free place today.

TALK: MAKING IT - WELCOME TO YOUR NEW CAREER WITH COCKPIT ARTS​

Cockpit Arts Head of Business Incubation David Crump and a panel of makers speak about building their practices and what they wish they’d known when they were setting out.

Book your free place today. 

ND PROGRAMME

ND Awards is our highly prestigious awards programme, supported by 30+ leading industry partners who reward and recognise the design stars of the future. Our Awards Evening Tickets and Multi-Day passes give you exclusive access to our awards evening to ensure you get a sneak peak of these graduate talents. The top prize is the coveted ND Designer of the Year award. 

ND EDUCATES is our programme of inspiring talks, workshops and practical advice from leading professionals in the design industry aimed to prepare graduates for employment. Hear from leading brands and designers as they offer unique insights into the latest design trends, offer practical career advice as well as discuss key themes within the design sector.

New Designers Schools Days focus on helping young students take the first steps in their design career; by attending they will be able to see what their future could look like and speak to the leading design university courses to get all of the advice they need to help inform their decisions. 

New Designers is committed to nurturing students keen to embark on a future in the design industry. Discover our online talks tailored to foster the next generation of designers and provide the best insight into pursuing a creative career.

CALLING ALL CREATIVES AND CRAFTERS

This year enjoy a curated programme of nearly 400 events across London, London Craft Week 2021 returns for its seventh edition to showcase exceptional craftsmanship and creativity from emerging and celebrated makers.

ND CONNECTS - JOB BOARD

Launched for the first time this year, the New Designers Online ‘job board’ was a great opportunity to advertise design company’s graduate job vacancies on a complimentary basis and to boost emerging talent’s transition into a creative career. View vacancies here.

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New Designers 2024

Week 1: 26 – 29 June  

Week 2: 3 – 6 July