New Designers 2013

Blockbuster graduate showcase New Designers is set to return next month, with its compelling mix of graphics, illustration, furniture and product design.

Hugh Leader-Williams, 'Spun dining table and stool', 2012, ash and powdercoated steel, New Designers 2013, One Year On
Victoria Carter, Carter and Sykes, C ‘Modern Alchemist’, New Designers 2013, One Year On

The show, which is in its 28th edition this year, is set to bring more than 3000 of the country’s top graduates to London’s Business Design Centre.

Hugh Leader-Williams, 'Spun dining table and stool', 2012, ash and powdercoated steel, New Designers 2013, One Year On
Hugh Leader-Williams, ‘Spun dining table and stool’, 2012, ash and powdercoated steel, New Designers 2013, One Year On

New this year is the Prime Cuts feature, which brings together specialist motion arts disciplines, including film, video and costume design.

Andrew Markou, Drew Markou Vessel Group , 2013 , Concrete, Copper & Silver Plate, New Designers 2013, On Year On
Will Ives Keeler ‘Feather Weight Stool’, Northumbria University, New Designers 2013

Also new is the Design Council’s Future Pioneers programme, which will see a panel of judges (full disclaimer – including me) identify the most promising talent at New Designers, who will receive mentoring and support.

Hugh Leader-Williams, 'Spun dining table and stool', 2012, ash and powdercoated steel, New Designers 2013, One Year On
Leigh Cameron, the concrete foundation, ‘Weight of Space’, New Designers 2013, One Year On

You can see the winners and some of our favourite projects from last year’s New Designers show here.

Hugh Leader-Williams, 'Spun dining table and stool', 2012, ash and powdercoated steel, New Designers 2013, One Year On
Andrew Markou, Drew Markou Vessel Group , 2013 , Concrete, Copper and Silver Plate, New Designers 2013, On Year On

Part 1 of New Designers runs from 26-29 June at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1. Part 2 runs from 3-6 July at the same venue.

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