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The New Designers 2006 student show continues with its second exhibition phase, Part Two. Work taken from courses in product design, furniture, illustration and animation, graphic design and interactive media, spatial design and photography are featured in the show.

It runs from 6 to 9 July at the Business Design Centre in London’s Islington, N1.1

Richard Sweeny at Manchester Metropolitan University has designed a series of 3D sculptures, using a paper-folding technique. (pictured top)

Bethan Wood at the University of Brighton has designed this folding table made from 3mm laser-cut plywood, based on the design of a double-folding umbrella.

Simon Austen has designed this table as part of a series of three products. He is studying at the Rycotewood Furniture Centre at Oxford & Cherwell Valley College.

This illustration (right) is made from pen and ink wash, and drawn by Stephen Ashton of the Cambridge School of Art.

A trio of students from Buckinghamshire Chiltern University – Lucy James, Liisa Kermik and Allen Watts – has designed Genderbread, a cookie cutter made from tin-coated steel.

Elina Smith at the University of Brighton has designed a chair made from glass-fibre rope and steel wire that is hand-sculpted and then impregnated with resin. The aim is to give the impression that the chair is being illustrated.

Babe in the Woods (left) has been designed by Jan Martin at the University of West England,using a digital collage technique.

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