New Designers gathers the brightest and most radical new creative minds under one roof to launch the next generation of thinkers, makers and disruptors onto the UK design scene. The exhibition is a two-week celebration of visionary design that sees students of 150+ creative courses unveiling never-before-seen work to thousands of industry professionals and design lovers.


New Designers is the UK’s most important exhibition for emerging design and is a focal point for the top design courses from across the nation to meet industry employers, buyers, the media, trend predictors and a design hungry public.
  • Professional platform for graduates to find work, placements and commissions
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals and sponsors
  • Opportunity for graduates to win prestigious industry sponsored awards
  • Dedicated PR opportunities for you and your graduates in advance and during the show
  • Pre-show exhibitor Prepare Day
  • Opportunity to recruit future students (New Designers supports a dedicated Schools’ campaign)
“Nothing else comes close in terms of the experience our graduates get in putting on a professional design show and meeting creative professionals, industrialists and design enthusiasts.” Nigel Ball, Course Leader, Sheffield Institute for the Arts

WEEK 1: JULY 1-4

  • Textiles & Fashion
  • Costume Design
  • Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
  • Ceramics & Glass
  • Contemporary Design Crafts

WEEK 2: JULY 8-11

  • Furniture
  • Product & Industrial & Spatial Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration & Animation
  • Motion & Digital Arts


To see stand options available, or for more information about exhibiting please contact:

Tori McCall: 0207 688 6844