New Designers returns Wednesday 29 June – Saturday 9 July at the Business Design Centre, Islington for its 37th edition.
With the belief that great design shapes human experience, New Designers provides a unique platform for fresh design talent to connect with educators, professionals and consumers, for creative exchange and collaboration.
Spaced over two weeks and covering all areas of design, New Designers offers an inspiring program that includes talks, awards, and workshops alongside exhibitions from students, established businesses and emerging designers.
Week one kicks off 29 June covering Fashion, Textiles & Costume Design, Ceramics & Glass, Jewellery & Precious Metalwork.
Week 2 begins on 6 July covering Furniture Design, Illustration & Animation, Product, Industrial & Spatial Design, as well as Motion & Digital Arts.
Image: ‘Entangled’ aims to provoke discussion and bring awareness to the current plastic pollution crisis. As a designer, Katriona Downie is drawn to visually striking, editorial fashion and textiles, which challenge social norms and provoke discussion. She is conscious of the environmental impact of her work and believes that fashion and design can be used as a tool to promote social change.
Katriona Downie, Textile Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, The University of Dundee.
New Designers platforms work from students, rising designers, and established businesses across all disciplines. New Designers is a major industry event where design professionals and the general public come together to discover emerging trends, learn from industry heavy weights and connect with the design industry at large. An unmissable platform of connection, discovery and dialogue.
Through the New Designers Awards program, the most creative and forward-thinking exhibitors will be selected for recognition by some of the UK’s leading design brands including John Lewis, Hallmark, The Conran Shop and Habitat.
For the 2022 edition, New Designers has commissioned Hannah Payne, Creative Programmer at London Art Fair and one of New Designers’ alumni, to deliver an exciting programme of talks and workshops in collaboration with industry partners.
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