Design-Nation One Year In Prize (Week 2)


Winner: Jon Christie

Title of work: Furniture


Jon is hugely passionate about his work & practice. His designs embody the ethos of sustainable good design and will benefit from all the opportunities design-nation can offer.


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: Jon Christie, Winner of the Design-Nation One Year In 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.