New Designers


New Designers Part 1

27 – 30 June 2018 Awards Preview 27 June

 Design disciplines: – Textiles & Fashion – Costume Design – Jewellery & Precious Metalwork – Ceramics & Glass – Contemporary Design Crafts – One Year On

New Designers Part 2

04 – 07 July 2018 Awards Preview 04 July

 Design disciplines: – Furniture, Product & Industrial Design – Spatial Design & Interiors – Graphic Design – Illustration & Animation – Motion & Digital Arts – One Year On

Ticket types

Tickets are available to purchase online or on the door for New Designers 2018. View ticket information for ticket types and prices.


Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street London N1 0QH View map There is full disabled access to the Business Design Centre, please call 020 7288 6475 for further details. Large bags and rucksacks will not be permitted inside the show. A cloakroom is available at the venue at a cost of £1 per item. Animals (with the exception of registered assistance guide dogs for the blind) are not admitted to the venue.

Travel Information

Public Transport

Angel Station: 5 minute walk (Northern Line)
Highbury & Islington: 15 minute walk (Victoria Line, National Rail, London Overground)
King’s Cross St Pancras: 10 minute walk (Victoria, Circle, Northern, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan Lines, National Rail, Eurostar)
Buses: The following bus routes all stop near to the Business Design Centre on Upper Street 19, 30, 73, 43, 38, 56, 341 and 476

By Car Visitors are strongly recommended to use public transport where possible as Upper Street and the surrounding roads are very busy shopping areas. There is on-site parking at Upper Street Car Park (SatNav N1 0PW), for which it is recommended that you pre-book your space. Parking at Upper Street Car Park:

– Outside the congestion zone – Open 24/7 – All parking is under cover – Fully covered by CCTV – Has a car wash/valet facility on site – Has Electric Vehicle charging points – Free bicycle parking – Motorcycle parking – ParkMark registered – Maximum Vehicle Height is 1.9m Please note: there is a minimum stay period of 4 hours and a booking fee of £2.50 applies.

Eating & Drinking

New Designers, Islington and the surrounding areas offer an abundance of cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy during your visit. Or take a seat in the venue café, overlooking the show, for hot lunches, coffee and homemade cakes.

School Trips

Inspire your students with a trip to New Designers. School students and teachers are invited to come and view the very best in UK graduate design, talk directly to college tutors and graduates and find out more about the courses on offer within higher education.

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