New Designers

Thursday Lates

Join us after hours on 27 June & 4 July 2019 for Thursday Lates at New Designers – giving you the option to visit us and meet designers after-hours whilst enjoying an engaging programme of talks, tours and workshops.

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2018 Features

Masterclasses by The Dots

This year we had The Dots Portfolio Masterclass at New Designers with masteclasses on each week.

Textiles and Fashion Design included representatives from TOPSHOP/TOPMAN, Refinery 29, MADE.COM, Alexander McQueen and Paul Smith. The masterclass included invaluable tips and advice to kickstart a career or progress into a promotion.

Illustration, Animation and Motion design had representatives from Courier Magazine, WIRED, SKY, The Telegraph, AKQA, Wunderman, Sony Pictures, BBC, Double Negative, Jelly London, Bernstein & Andriulli, Studio Moross and Industrial Light & Magic! The masterclass included invaluable tips and advice to kickstart a career or progress into a promotion.

Find out more about The Dots Masterclasses


Design Nation Picks Tour

Each Thursday Late included a curated tour by leading creative agency and membership portfolio Design Nation, around a hand-picked selection of highlights from the show – led by Liz Cooper, Programme Manager at Design Nation and Nick Rawcliffe furniture, lighting, and product designer of Raw Studio.


New Designers 2018 had complimentary gin cocktails on offer, from Caorunn Gin and Schwepps.


New for 2018, Rough Trade East joined Thursday Lates for a soundtrack to your evening. 



One Year In at @NewDesigners is for new emerging business looking to be discovered. Be the next big thing of 2019 and apply online – Deadline NEXT WEEK: 31 January. https://t.co/LatUma6hav

Join @NationalCraft for a celebration of #textile Art, Fri 1-Sun 3 Feb. Launching 3 new exhibitions: ‘Ctrl/Shift’ by @62Group & @_JillyEdwards 'Glimpses & Memories’ & ‘One Year In’ by our very own @lucygrainge & @MajedaClarke + talks & drop-in workshops

A riot of colour to get us through to the end of the week! adele.catchpole exhibited her tactile textiles in One Year In last year - if you’re a textile designer starting out find out how… https://t.co/pjqtPelbES