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Posted On 4th July, 2019 Share Post
An industrial design graduate who has created a fire evacuation breathing apparatus in response to tower block fire safety concerns has been awarded the £1,500 New Designer of the Year Award. The award was announced at the launch of Week Two of New Designers in London last night. Rimal Bhatt, a graduate from the University of Hertfordshire and one of the 1,500 emerging talents currently showing their work at the New Designers exhibition, started developing his design following the Grenfell
Posted On 27th June, 2019 Share Post
Designers creating silk scarves with a political message and an over-engineered silver pencil sharpener were awarded the top accolades at the launch of New Designers last night. Running until Saturday 29 June, week one of this two-week celebration of the future of design brings together 1,500 hand-picked graduate design talents from UK and beyond working in textiles, fashion and costume, ceramics, contemporary design craft and jewellery. The New Designers Awards are an integral part of Ne
Posted On 19th June, 2019 Share Post
Week two of New Designers is devoted to showcasing fresh design talent across the disciplines of furniture, product and industrial design, spatial design and interiors, graphic design, illustration and animation, and motion and digital arts. Along with week one, this week also features selected works from our One Year In businesses and designers. It’s a lineup packed with innovation, imagination and plenty of surprises. Here are some of the highlights to watch out for: University exhibitors
Posted On 12th June, 2019 Share Post
The New Designers 2019 lineup has been finalised and announced, which means it’s time to start planning your visit. With so much fresh creative talent under one roof, there’s plenty to discover and enjoy at this year’s design event. There are more than 3,000 hand-picked new designers presenting throughout the two-week show, and whether you’re interested in sustainability in design, how current events are impacting the industry or simply want to explore fresh, unique takes on the desi
Posted On 14th May, 2019 Share Post
The design community has become increasingly focused on sustainability in recent years. Those in the creative disciplines are thinking beyond conceptual ideas and aspirations of greener, more eco-friendly products and are now actively seeking out ways to make their designs kinder to our planet.  Sustainability was a major trend in the recent Milan Design Fair and it looks set to be a highlight of this year’s New Designers showcase. Our Exhibitor Survey shows that 72% of New Designers part
Posted On 9th May, 2019 Share Post
How to prepare for New Designers Graduates and young businesses preparing to exhibit at New Designers have a lot to consider in the build up to the design event, with pressure building to get work made, finished to a high standard and ready to present to the design professionals, retailers, recruiters and students who will be in attendance. If you’re one of the exhibitors at this year’s show, take a look at our guide to ensure you’re properly prepared and equipped to present your be


Linda Scerpella, Brunel University, Stand VC13 was our @pentlandbrands Award Winner. The Judges commented, Linda delivered a professional, thought-provoking presentation alongside demonstrating skills in a broad range of disciplines. We sensed Linda’s hardworking ethos and excitement to learn.’ #nd19 #graphic #motionarts #graphicdesign ⁠
'The Montieren Collection,' designed by William Sharp, Glasgow School of Art, Stand JC24. Winner of the @hallmark Award. Congratulations Again Will! @willsharpjewellery⁠

The judges commented, ‘We loved William’s concept for its intelligence, interactivity and its sustainable responsibility.’ #nd19 #designer #university #graduate #creator #maker #jewellery #structure #craft ⁠
The winner of the W’innovate & Wilko Award was Joe Deakin from Birmingham City University, Stand FP59. Joe's work explored a range of kitchen accessories designed to utilise lost space within the kitchen environment, such as a knife locking system embedded into counter top and a pop-up salt and pepper storage holder. Congratulations again! @lovewilko #nd19 #graduate #university #homeware #kitchen #knife #maker #creator #student ⁠
Keith Brymer Jones, Potter and Ceramic Designer from Make International loved Millie Suu-Kyi work. @milliesuukyi was on the Nottingham Trent Stand JC3 in Week 2 ⁠

#nd19 #maker #creator #graduate #university #newdesigners #ceramics