Are you an emerging designer looking for guidance from leading brands in the design industry? 

We have on hand the brilliant, Marianne Shillingford, Founder, Colour In Design Award Creative Director, Dulux, to provide career changing advice. Discover what this professional’s trend predictions are for 2022, what their brand would be if they were a design invention and why ND is important to her and this brand.

What are your predictions for 2022 design trends and themes?

2022 design trends are set to be strongly focussed on the big concerns that weigh heavily upon us and the legacies they will leave for humankind. 

Design is solving problems of the future in elegant and uplifting ways so it’s a great time to be young and creative – in fact it’s got to be THE most important time ever to be young and creative. 

If your brand was a design invention/solution/product/technique what would it be?

It would be a high speed elevator to a place filled with possibilities and endless resources for designers who want to make a positive difference to the world using the power of colour.   

Why is New Designers important to you/your brand?

New designers is where you get to see and ‘feel’ the next big thing in design.  It’s an unmissable celebration of creativity across multiple disciplines – the must visit destination for anyone serious about design and it’s future.