New Designers

New Designers Blog

Posted On 20th April, 2018 Share Post
Milan Design Week embraced a summery feel for its 2018 edition, with more things to see dotted across the City. New Designers joined the descent upon Milan for its week of all things design; opening on Tuesday, the city invited local and global designers to share ideas. Here’s our round-up of everything we saw and loved, and a heads up on upcoming trends including; originality, new materials, sustainability, collaborative making and micro living, plus the renaissance of traditional craftsmansh
Posted On 6th April, 2018 Share Post
  How to get ahead in design – Q&A with Rheanna Lingham, curator of New Designers' One Year In   → It’s a time of considerable economic anxiety – why is 2018 a good year for an emerging design brand to set up in business? In times of economic uncertainty, it is the creative businesses that pull us through. The unknown quantity of Brexit and a poor-performing pound will affect already-established and big businesses, but small companies with the flexib
Posted On 3rd April, 2018 Share Post
“We never know what we’re going to get, which makes the show unmissable" says Chris Hall, Event Director at New Designers. → How did you first get involved with New Designers and what does your role involve? With a background in advertising and marketing, I have worked in and around events for over twelve years, with the past three as Event Director of New Designers. Being at the helm of the show and surrounded by a motivated and engaged team has inspired me to the important positi
Posted On 19th January, 2018 Share Post
[caption id="attachment_354" align="alignleft" width="500"] Image credit: Eight Years Illustration, One Year On 2011[/caption]With less than 2 weeks to go until the application deadline, we have put together our top tips to be in with a chance of being selected for One Year On 2018. One Year On is an exclusive opportunity for this year's top emerging designers. It's your chance to showcase your work to the design industry, press and design consumers. When applying, please remember you
Posted On 30th December, 2017 Share Post
Winter and Kurth are a design studio based in Manchester who exhibited as part of One Year On in 2017 and went on to win the Part 2 One Year On Award. The duo interweave their individual design backgrounds creating experiential surfaces which fuse graphic application with simple 3D form. We asked them to reflect on their experiences as a One Year On exhibitor and how their involvement with the show helped them move forward on their creative path. Winter and Kurth - "If you are starting out,
Posted On 27th November, 2017 Share Post
Claire Tagg won the Hainsworth Statement Award at New Designers 2017 with her 'Dress Coat'. The judges said of her work - ‘Unique and honest story, spoken from personal experience. Story translates through the design which shows how thoroughly it has been thought through and executed’. We caught up with Claire to discuss her creative journey. Tell us the story behind you and your design background Despite always enjoying art and design, I have always loved to travel. After finishing col