ND AWARD WINNERS

Meet this year’s New Designers Awards winners. All our winners created boundary breaking designs which were innovative and visually stunning.

There are 33 award winners spanning every design discipline. Each award category has been supported by a leading industry name.

View all our winners below. If you missed the online award ceremony you can watch it again below.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

This year’s ND AWARDS Ceremony included two incredible keynote speakers, ceramic artist Kate Malone and WeTransfer’s Creative Director, Nessim Higson.

Watch the Award Ceremony to hear their words of wisdom, encouragement and guidance to all graduating members of the ND Class of 21.

Nessim Higson

NESSIM HIGSON

WETRANSFER, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Nessim Higson is Executive Creative Director of the Studio at WeTransfer where he is in charge of the creative brand, identity, and visual language of the company.

Kate Malone Photo courtesy of Adrian Sassoon by Sylvain Delue

KATE MALONE

CERAMIC ARTIST & THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN JUDGE

Working across decorative arts, large-scale public projects and glaze research, Kate produces designs with hand skills at the core of the collection enabling and conveying a sense of pleasure within the materials.

ND AWARDS SPONSORS

Want to see who our award sponsors are? Head over to the Sponsors page to see who is behind the ND AWARDS 21.

Please note the entry deadline for ND AWARDS 2021 has now passed.

DEADLINE: MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 28 MAY

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KEY INFORMATION

  • Click on the award title below to view the brief in full, read all brief overviews before clicking the download button
  • Once you have read and reviewed all briefs click the download button
  • After submitting your information on the form, all briefs will be listed and available to download
  • There is no limit to the number of awards you can respond to, but each entry must be tailored to that specific brief
  • Entries are to be submitted online (full details are supplied in each brief)
  • New Designers will take place 30 June – 3 July (Week 1) and 7 – 10 July 2021 (Week 2)
  • The ND AWARDS programme is open to graduates from participating courses that are part of New Designers 2021 
  • Deadline for all entries: midnight Friday 28 May 2021

FURNITURE, PRODUCT, SPATIAL & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS

JEWELLERY, CERAMICS, GLASS & CONTEMPORARY DESIGN CRAFTS

TEXTILES, FASHION, COSTUME DESIGN & SURFACE PATTERN

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY

ND AWARDS 2021 BRIEFS

Explore below the first round of AWARDS and ASSOSIATE AWARDS briefs set by this year’s  industry partners and sponsors.

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY

AWARDS: WEEK 1

TEXTILES & FASHION, COSTUME DESIGN, SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION, CERAMICS & GLASS, JEWELLERY & PRECIOUS METALWORK AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGN CRAFTS.

AWARDS: WEEK 2

FURNITURE DESIGN, PRODUCT & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, SPATIAL DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS (GRAPHIC DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION & ANIMATION, MOTION & DIGITAL ARTS).

ASSOICATE AWARDS: WEEK 1

TEXTILES & FASHION, COSTUME DESIGN, SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION, CERAMICS & GLASS, JEWELLERY & PRECIOUS METALWORK AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGN CRAFTS.

AWARDS: WEEK 2

FURNITURE DESIGN, PRODUCT & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, SPATIAL DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS (GRAPHIC DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION & ANIMATION, MOTION & DIGITAL ARTS).