SDC at New Designers 2024

SDC is delighted to be partnering with London's most established Graduate Design Showcase championing the future of design since 1985.

Join us on Friday 28 June when SDC will be awarding a partner prize for 'Outstanding Innovation in Craft & Design' and hosting a talk with SDC Honorary Fellow Alice Kettle as part of New Designers 2024 at Business Design Centre London 52 Upper Street, N1 0QH.

Partner Prize for Outstanding Innovation in Craft & Design
judged and awarded by SDC Chair Kate Mason and Council members Kayley Holderness FSDC, Naomi Jacques MSDC & Steve Wager FSDC. The prize includes free Licentiate Membership to SDC for two years and the opportunity to exhibit alongside other SDC members at Bankside Gallery in November 2024. (Winner announced between 1-2pm on Friday 28 June)

'Starting Out as a Designer' - Alice Kettle Hons FSDC in Conversation with Kayley Holderness FSDC Join a talk presented by Society of Designer Craftsmen at New Designers. Renowned Textile Artist, Alice Kettle, will be in conversation with Ceramicist and SDC Trustee, Kayley Holderness, about starting a career in the craft and design world. Hear tips and advice from two established designer makers about their careers and about the support and resources available to those who are starting out. (Talk is part of ND Educates, 2-2.45pm, Friday 28 June)

Members, contact us for a free trade ticket:

New Designers 2024

London's Most Established Graduate Design Showcase championing the future of design since 1985
Week 1: 26 - 29 June 2024 | Week 2: 3 - 6 July 2024
Business Design Centre | London

New Designers is an annual exhibition that brings together the very best graduate design talent from across the UK. Providing two unforgettable weeks of incredible design discovery, New Designers breaks the boundaries between the different disciplines, showcasing the work of over 3,000 talented graduates, including interior designers, textiles artists, graphic designers, furniture makers, ceramicists, and more.

New Designers is aimed at professionals in the design industry looking to discover the future of design. It’s a platform for connection bringing together an unparalleled wealth of graduate design talent. New Designers allows you to stay ahead of your competitors by having the opportunity to preview, network with, and recruit the most innovative and talented designers this country has to offer.

New Designers is also a platform for discourse and debate, providing talks and workshops throughout the show that cover the most pressing topics in the industry from social, political, and environmental influences and challenges to how we can use design to create a more sustainable future.

More information: New Designers | Leading London Graduate Design Show

Image Above: Alice Kettle, Photo by Vicky Polak / New Designers 2024