Make It In Design

New Designers 2017

Find Make It In Design on stand A6 next to the cafe on the second floor in Part 1 of New Designers

New Designers logoMake It In Design is proud to be an official New Designer’s Media Partner and to exhibit at the show for the second year running!

Labelled as ‘The UK’s most important exhibition for emerging design‘, New Designers is an annual event that delivers new generations of brilliant creative individuals. Emerging designers showcase their talent in the hope to be recruited, gain valuable exposure through the attending media, connect with other designers, experience exhibiting at a trade show and talking to potential clients and so much more.

New Designers show reel

New Designers 2017 returns to the Business Design Centre, London N1 this summer to showcase over 3,000 design graduates covering a breadth of design disciplines, including ceramics, crafts and furniture across two weeks with Part 1 28 June – 01 July and Part 2 05 – 08 July.

A visit to the show provides a unique opportunity to commission, recruit, be inspired and buy directly from the future of British design whilst supporting the pipeline of new talent into the UK’s creative industries. Part 1 includes textiles, jewellery, ceramics and contemporary crafts whilst Part 2 showcases furniture and product design, illustration and motion arts.

The show is split into two parts, each covering different design disciplines. Make It In Design will be exhibiting in Part 1 of the show (June 28 – July 1, 2017) which focuses on textiles and fashion, ceramics and glass, contemporary design crafts, costume design, jewellery and precious metalwork.

New Designers 2016 Part 1

We’re on stand A6, come and say hello!

The Make it in Design team have secured stand A6 which is in a fantastic position next to the cafe on the second floor!

We are so excited to be able to talk to the emerging talent of today and share all of the fantastic resources, acclaimed courses and exciting opportunities we offer that can provide a solid foundation for a successful career as a surface pattern designer.

We’ll also be on the look out for great new talent to feature in our future issues of MOYO – our wildly popular surface pattern magazine which has received over 2.7 million views since it launched!

New Designers 2016 A10The Make It In Design stand at New Designers 2016

Most of all, the team are looking forward to meeting all visitors and exhibitors at the show, which include; college and university tutors, big name brands, established designers, students, media and many more to simply say hello! Let us know if you’re planning on attending by emailing the team at [email protected], we’d love to see you!

Rachael Taylor at The Design Trust Start Up Day

Our Make it in Design course leader, flourishing surface pattern designer & illustrator and author Rachael Taylor will be in London on Thursday June 29, 2017 to join an impressive speaker line-up at New Designers.

Rachael will be joining The Design Trust’s Start Up Day which is a full, information-packed speaker event for recent design and craft graduates during the first week of New Designers which runs from 10.30am – 5.00pm. The Design Trust have invited some very successful creatives and experts to take the stage who will each be sharing their trade secrets with you (read on to download the full programme!)

Rachael will be holding a 45 minute presentation “How to become a professional surface pattern designer” starting at 11am. Come along to hear Rachael talk about what it REALLY takes to make it in the surface pattern design industry, and she will share her top tips, practical advice and story of how she has made it.


The Design Trust Start Up Day also features a number of other exciting presenters including; Sarah Hamilton of Just a card,William Miles Briffa & Co and Anti Copying in Design (ACID) , Andrew Tanner – Design Manager at Sainsbury’s and many more! Check out the full line-up here, register to attend the show here.

Download The Design Trust Start Up Day Programme


Use code ND425 to get 25%* off day tickets in advance for £10.50 instead of £16 on the door. Book online now at

*£1.50 booking fee applies per advance ticket purchase, offer expires 18 June 2017

Find Make it in Design on stand A6 at New Designers Part 1

Wednesday June 28 – Saturday July 1, 2017

Business Design Centre, Islington, London , UK






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