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.
Wednesday – 1th July
Wednesday – 8th July
To visit the exclusive Awards Previews you will need to purchase a Full Access ticket to New Designers, which grants unlimited access to all days of New Designers, across both weeks.
View the awards
Discover and browse the full line-up of 2019 industry Awards and Associate Prizes chosen by selected industry judges – lining up the best picks from this years graduating designers. View 2019 Awards
For this year’s show, Dennis Nothdruft, Head of Exhibitions at the Fashion and Textile Museum, opened and presented the winners with their awards, he said: ‘New Designers represents the best of new British design talent; the breadth and width of the talent that is seen at New Designers never ceases to impress and inspire. I am honoured to be a part of this year’s events.’
Celebrated British furniture and homeware designer Bethan Gray opened and presented the awards in Week 2, on Wednesday 3 July. She says of the show: ‘It is an honour to be asked to open New Designers Part 2. 21 years ago – almost to the day – I won what was then the Habitat Innovation Award at New Designers and it launched my career. It is a show that is very close to my heart and I can’t wait to meet this year’s graduates’