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New Designers 2017 - What To Expect

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New Designers is the most important design event in the UK ensuring the life cycle of the design industry continues and thrives.

Entering its 32nd edition, the New Designers exhibition brings together design education, design consumers and the design industry to celebrate and recognise and the next generation of graduate designers.
Join us this summer at New Designers 2017, showcasing the fresh thinking and talent of over 3,000 graduates from the UK's leading design courses. The show offers a forecast of the best in innovation and design across the creative industries.

Industry continues to support grassroots designers

Sainsbury's, Tesco, Kenwood, Zizzi, Joseph Joseph, Joules and Made join returning sponsors The Hallmark Studio, The Goldsmiths’ Company, Winnovate & Wilko, John Lewis and Kingfisher in presenting Awards to the best graduate designers in their field at New Designers 2017. 
Part 1 | 28 June – 01 July 2017 
  • Textiles & Fashion
  • Costume Design
  • Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
  • Ceramics & Glass
  • Contemporary Design Crafts

Part 2 | 05 – 08 July 2017
  • Furniture
  • Product & Industrial Design
  • Spatial Design & Interiors
  • Graphic Design & Illustration
  • Animation
  • Motion & Digital Arts

Thursday Late

New Designers stays open until 8pm on Thursday 29 June 2017 (Part 1) and Thursday 06 July 2017 (Part 2), giving you the opportunity to come along after work and meet this year’s exhibiting designers whilst enjoying special events.
Join us for a drink with Peroni Nastro Azzurro at our Thursday Late evenings and enjoy talks and panel discussions in collaboration with The House of Peroni and The Dots.

The House of Peroni

Investigating opposite ends of the design scale spectrum
Andrea Morgante will be joining us in both Part 1 & 2 speaking to a variety of case studies, from the work he has done for The House of Peroni in terms of accessories and interior design to much larger scale architectural work including the Ferrari museum in Modena and Selfridges in Birmingham.

The Dots

Collaboration, Commercialisation & Negotiation Join The Dots at Thursday Late in conversation with a panel of industry icons. Gain insights and practical advice on developing commercial relationships and the importance of establishing a consistent brand/identity. Learn best practices in negotiation, tips on fruitful collaborations and how to have fun along the way! Industry panellists will be announced shortly!  
Visit our website now at where you can purchase a ticket to attend and join us in supporting and celebrating emerging design.

With code NDDOTTS, purchase day tickets in advance for just £10.50* instead of £16 on the door.

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*£1.50 booking fee applies per advance ticket purchase, offer expires 18 June 2017

Project Tags

  • Emerging Design
  • Graduate Design
  • Furniture
  • Product Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Textiles
  • Jewellery
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary Design Crafts

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