CHAMPIONING THE FUTURE OF DESIGN

Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches.

New Designers presents the work of 3,000 hand-picked graduate design talents from around the UK.

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.

For 2021, ND took place online for the second year. Browse the 2021 digital events which took place from Wednesday 30 June – 10 July below. 

→ Explore over 3,000 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. 

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.

ND FUTURES

Tailored to foster the next generation of designers and provide the best insight into pursuing a creative career.

Watch this year’s online programme here.

APPLY FOR ONE YEAR IN

For Talented Designers Launching Creative Businesses, this is your pre-show mentorship to get your business market-ready!

EXPLORE EMERGING DESIGN TRENDS

Discover innovative designs from over 3,000 emerging talents from this year’s ND Class of 21 through the University profiles.

ND EDUCATES

Hosted online for the 2021 digital event ND presented a range of talks and discussions suited to every design discipline. The talks are now available to listen to on demand, catch up on the conversations here.

Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches.

New Designers presents the work of 3,000 hand-picked graduate design talents from around the UK.

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.

→ Textiles & Fashion
→ Costume Design
→ Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
→ Ceramics & Glass
→ Contemporary Design Crafts

→ Furniture 
→ Product & Industrial & Spatial Design
→ Graphic Design 
→ Illustration & Animation
→ Motion & Digital Arts

WHAT’S ON

NEW DESIGNERS 2022 SAVE THE DATE:

WEEK 1: 29 JUNE - 2 JULY & WEEK 2: 6 - 9 JULY

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