New Designers


New Designers presents the work of more than 3,000 hand-picked creatives across a two-week programme of discovery, discourse and design excellence. The work on display is complemented by an extensive range of design-focused talks and events, a hands-on printing workshop and prestigious Awards programme. Join us as we discover design’s freshest insights.

Back from 1 – 4 & 8 – 11 July 2020.


1 – 4 July 2020 Awards Preview 1 JULY  

Design disciplines

→ Textiles & Fashion

→ Costume Design

→ Jewellery & Precious Metalwork

→ Ceramics & Glass

→ Contemporary Design Crafts

→ One Year In


8 – 11 July 2020 Awards Preview 8 July

Design disciplines

→ Furniture, Product & Industrial Design

→ Spatial Design & Interiors

→ Graphic Design

→ Illustration & Animation

→ Motion & Digital Arts

→ One Year In


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→ Wednesday 1 July (Preview): 3pm – 9pm

→ Thursday 2 July: 10am – 8pm

→ Friday 3 July: 10am – 5pm

→ Saturday 4 July: 10am – 5pm

→ Wednesday 8 July (Preview): 3pm – 9pm

→ Thursday 9 July: 10am – 8pm

→ Friday 10 July: 10am – 5pm

→ Saturday 11 July: 10am – 5pm

Travel Information

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH View in google maps GETTING THERE: Angel Station: 5 minute walk  King’s Cross St Pancras: 10 minute walk Highbury & Islington: 15 minute walk

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Eating & Drinking

The Business Design Centre is in the heart of Islington, one of London’s culinary hotspots. Nearby you’ll find everything from French fine dining and Italian cuisine to specialist cocktail bars and independent cafes. The Centre itself hosts a cafe with fresh meals, snacks and beverages to enjoy during the show. Discover more of our refreshment options here.

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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