The New Designers Show opens on 29th June until 2nd July at the Business Design Centre, London N1, unveiling the design stars of 2011.

It is the premiere showcase for the most exciting design graduates as they emerge from the UK’s design courses to start their professional careers in numerous creative industries embracing fashion, interior design, multi-media, furniture, products, architecture, graphics and more. The popular summer event gives a snapshot of the hottest ideas, the latest trends and creative minds as some 3500 dynamic new designers come together and present their impressive work at the Business Design Centre.


New Designers acts as a crystal ball, revealing the design trends and design stars that will emerge in the months and seasons ahead.  The show at the Business Design Centre in July launches the careers of some 3500 design graduates from 200 of the design courses at the UK’s leading universities and colleges. The design projects cover a host of design interests – ranging from jewellery, applied arts, textiles and fashion to architecture, graphics and multi-media as well as interiors and product design.
There will be with twelve jewellery colleges and universities from the UK showing their graduates' work, including Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Birmingham City University.

It is the perfect event for seeing the latest innovations in design and craft. New Designers is the show that introduced Matthew Williamson, Thomas Heatherwick, Ella Doran and thousands of others who have made their mark in the UK’s creative industries. It is a must attend, must see event for everyone who loves contemporary design and craft.

Stephen Webster presents the prestigious New Designers Awards at the VIP Preview on 29th June.

The 2 part show runs from:
29th June to 2nd July (Textiles, Fashion & Accessories, Contemporary Applied Arts, Ceramics & Glass, Jewellery & Precious Metalwork, One Year On)
6th -9th July (Product Design, Furniture Design, Visual Communications (including Graphic Design & Illustration), Spatial Design, One Year O

The organisers of New Designers have offered a preferential ticket rate to all Guild members - log in and click here for further details!

The new opening times make it easy to visit and be inspired.

DATES:     A two-part event.
Part 1:  29 June to 2 July  (Stephen Webster will present the prestigious New Designers Awards on the Preview evening on 29 June)
Part 2:   6 July to 9 July

TIMES:     Wednesday 29 June 3.00pm to 6.00pm (VIP and Press and Premium ticket holders)
Wednesday 29 June 6.30pm to 9.00pm (Awards Preview Evening – VIP, Premium and unlimited ticket only)
Thursday 30 June 10.00am to 8.00pm
Friday 1 July 10.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 2 July 10.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday 3 July CLOSED

Wednesday 6 July 3.00pm to 6.00pm (VIP and Press  and Premium ticket holders)
Wednesday 6 July 6.30pm to 9.00pm (Awards Preview Evening –VIP, Premium and unlimited ticket only)
Thursday 7 July 10.00am to 8.00pm
Friday 8 July 10.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 9 July 10.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday 10 July CLOSED



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