Competition: win tickets to New Designers 2017 graduate exhibition

By Lucy Wildsmith

Dezeen is offering five readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to graduate show New Designers, taking place in London from 29 June to 8 July 2017.

Located at the Business Design Centre in Islington, New Designers 2017 will showcase 3,000 graduate designers and 80 emerging designers in their first year of business, with designs and projects across a range of creative disciplines. There is also an accompanying talks and tours programme.

The New Designers exhibition will feature textile work such as Beauty of Grief by Birmingham City graduate Amarah Simms

The annual show, which is now in its 32nd edition, is split into two parts. The first, running from 28 June to 1 July, includes fashion design, jewellery, ceramics, glass and other crafts.

The second part, running from 5 to 8 July, features furniture and product design, as well as illustration, animation and graphic design.

Competition: New Designers
Co-founder of Shoreditch based store Luna & Curious Rheanna Lingham will be curating the One Year On showcase. Jewellery and metalwork, such as these drinking vessels by a Sheffield Hallam graduate, will be on show

During the event, an exhibition titled One Year On will also display work by 80 designers in their first year of business.

Highlights include kinetic jewellery, illustrations based on vintage matchbox artwork, sustainability in design, modular furniture and brutalist-inspired ceramics.

The exhibited work, such as Benjamin Craven’s prints, will be available to purchase or commission, so visitors to One Year On can buy directly from designers at the show.

Dezeen has collaborated with New Designers for five years running and is the official media partner for this year’s event.

Each winner will receive a pair of standard day tickets, allowing access on a day of their choice to either part one or two of the exhibition.

For more information about New Designers 2017, including visitor information, event highlights and ticket purchase, visit the event website.

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