Image:Andrew Beaumont University of Plymouth
FRONT PAGE Image:Gina Hughs
In 2010 New Designers will have been running for 25 successful years. Its longevity testifies to its success as the leading showcase of graduate design talent, presenting the work of the next generation of professional designers as they emerge from the UK’s design courses to make their impression on the creative sector.
DATES: PART 1: 1-4 July 2010 – Textiles; Fashion ; Accessories; contemporary Applied Arts; Ceramics ; Glass; Jewellery ; Precious Metalwork.
PART 2: 8-11 July 2010 – Product Design; Furniture; Visual Communications (including Graphic Design ; Illustration; Spatial Design.
The industry acclaimed New Designer Award and VIP Previews take place on the evenings of Wednesday 30 June and Wednesday 7 July 2010.
Image: Eugene Osborne Plymouth University
New Designers attracts the support of leading brands, commercial organisations such as Hallmark Cards Plc, and The Goldsmiths’ Company to sponsor and present awards; keen to be associated with and able to identify the brightest ideas, latest trends and hottest fresh design talent. The event has propelled the likes of Thomas Heatherwick, Ella Doran, BarberOsgerby and Frederickson Stallard into the design sector spotlight. These alumni remain staunch supporters for New Designers.
Such is the show’s importance and prestige within design education, it is continually oversubscribed, with a strong mix of existing and new colleges taking part. The Visual Communications zone has been increased in size for 2010 and includes an expanded college list showing animation and illustration.
Looking forward to New Designers 2010, the show’s director Isobel Dennis comments, “New Designers is the freshest and most vibrant show of its kind bringing together the very best in UK graduates design, showcasing the work, energy and talent of the next generation of designers. In this economic climate, young designers are not property for anyone wishing to bring fresh blood into their businesses. Their creativity and transferable skills are crucial. New Designers’ committed and forward thinking supporters recognise and value their association with an event that continues to introduce creative and smart thinking talent into the workplace.”
New Designers 2010 1-4 ; 8-11 July at the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH
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New Designers takes place at the Business Design Centre, London, N1 OQH. Nearest tube Angel.
www.newdesigners.co.uk is a portal to a wealth of design talent in every design discipline. The website features individual designers and design businesses who launched their careers at New Designers. Designers’ work is available to purchase direct or to commission for bespoke projects.