Design-Nation One Year In Prize (Week 1)


Winner: William Romeril

Title of work: Complete Collection


William’s work shows innovative thinking, quality of craftsmanship, use of materials, experience of collaborations, impressive development ideas, working in an under represented medium. Dedicated!


First prize includes a year’s full membership of the Design-Nation network and exhibition of your work in a showcase event; plus access to our exclusive programme of professional development, tailored advice sessions, regional networks, marketing support and trade and retail exhibitions. (Equivalent value £1000.)

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Image: William Romeril, Winner of the New Designer of the Year Award 2022.


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Each award will be given to a maker or designer who demonstrates:

  • quality of work & craftsmanship;
  • understanding of materials and design processes;
  • innovative thinking and problem-solving;
  • an entrepreneurial business approach;
  • willingness to collaborate and connect to the sector;
  • and willingness to maximise the opportunities that Design-Nation can offer.

For funding reasons we are only able to support designer-makers whose business is based in the UK.