New Designers

Awards Previews

Be the first to see and meet the next generation of designers before anyone else by attending our Awards Previews.

The Award Previews celebrate the designers of the future by recognising new design, thinking and innovation, whilst announcing the emerging design trends to look out for in the year ahead and painting a forecast for the design world as envisioned by the next generation.

Awards Preview Evenings: 2019

  Celebrate this year’s Award Winners at the prestigious New Designers industry awards ceremony where the winners are announced. → Week 1 – Wednesday 26 June → Week 2 – Wednesday 3 July Join our mailing list for more information on the 2019 Awards Preview Evenings JOIN MAILING LIST

Catch up on the winners: 2018

    Discover and browse the full line-up of winners chosen by our selected industry to win Awards and Associate Prizes – lining up the best picks from this years graduating designers. BROWSE PAST WINNERS

Award Presenters: 2018

WEEK 1 Orla Kiely

Opening the show and presenting the line-up of winners in Week 1 was the famed textile designer, Orla Kiely.

The Irish contemporary designer is renowned for her unique retro prints and designs. The world of Orla Kiely was founded in 1995 and expresses her bespoke love for pattern, texture and colour. Her iconic prints are instantly recognisable as well as uplifting and are consistent throughout her womenswear, accessories and homeware collections. 

Week 2 Benjamin Hubert

Well-known furniture and product designer, Benjamin Hubert  opened the show and presented our line-up of winners in Week 2.

Hubert is an award-winning British design entrepreneur and founder of the recently launched creative agency, LAYER. The new agency is the evolution of Benjamin Hubert Ltd. and is focused on experience-driven design for both the physical and digital worlds.

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With sustainability at the forefront of modern concerns we've highlighted how the design is spearheading sustainability, and how some of our 2019 incorporate it in their practice. ⠀

Remember you can keep up to date with design industry news and show updates by following our blog ⠀

https://www.newdesigners.com/new-designers-blog/sustainability-design-next-generation/
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Searching for a lightblub moment? 💡⠀

There is so much to explore at New Designers this year you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to design inspiration. ⠀

Make sure you book your tickets in advance to secure your place and save up to 30%! ⠀

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Another highlight: WOOD - The Living Material. A collective of 6 artists and craftsmen all working with wood in its different forms #Wood #londoncraftweek #craft
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A wonderful selection of works as always displayed at the @oxotowerwharf at the ‘Future of Craft’ with @futureicons_ and our partner @design_nationuk #craft #londoncraftweek
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Introducing @evecampbelltextiles 👋 Through paper stencilling Eve creates surface pattern designed for man made spaces, bringing the Scottish nature as an abstract form to peoples lives.⁣

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A very exciting Tuesday with final hand ins for graduate projects 🎉🎉 can’t wait to see them at #ND19 👀 @jcaseydes_igns
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Introducing @roxannegilbertjewellery 👋 Roxanne makes sculptural Jewellery in silver and gold. She explores repetition and scale, building up multiple elements to create intricate textures and bold forms.⁣

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blue morning and material compositions by @jaderoxydesigns 🧽 #comingtoND with @gsatextiles19
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Introducing @bekkymayceramics 👋 Bekky May is a ceramic artist who creates wall installations that exude the “biophilia effect” and address our human instinct for a connection with nature.⁣

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Introducing @stokesengland 👋 Stokes England’s jewellery pieces are structurally inspired by architecture and geometry that represent space phenomena using precious metals and vitreous enamel.⁣


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