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New Designers 2023

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We can’t wait to attend and sponsor this years New Designers event at The Business Design Centre in London. As a team, Anglepoise is a collective of design-led, product loving individuals who can’t get enough of inspiring ideas. That’s why we’re back to champion the event, which gives new talent a platform to exhibit their very best work whilst networking with graduates, industry professionals and the very best in the business.

As ever, our panel of judges will check out all corners of the Business Centre and inevitably spot some outstanding designs and concepts. Awarding our Love Tag’s to those who align with Anglepoise principles or simply shine brightly in a sea of brilliance.

The Business Design Centre, London
5th – 8th July 2023

Abandon Darkness Award

The Anglepoise Abandon Darkness Award will also return for an outstanding product or concept which excites the Anglepoise experts. Last years winner, Thomas Coe-Gunnell White won the coveted award for his exhibit ‘Things’. It tackled the issue of electronic waste by celebrating the possibilities of repair in a playful and ingenious way. We recently caught up with Thomas in the hope of inspiring this years students.

What was your favourite part about the New Designers experience?

My favourite part of New Designers was seeing all of the innovative designs and meeting the designers behind them. Each designer had their own story of why the created their work, it was great to hear everyone’s back story feed into their creations.

What advice would give to this years New Designers?

To anyone exhibiting their work at New Designers, I would say just enjoy the moment! Most of the hard work of crafting your project is done, its time to show it off to the world and share what you’ve learnt and how the world can benefit from it!

What is something that has piqued your interest in the design space so far this year?

Throughout the start of 2023 design has changed massively with the introduction of AI into the space. I think this is going to shift how designers use emerging technology during the design process. Shifting from a designer focusing on the whole process and allow them to focus more on the human elements of design, something which I believe is very hard for a AI to replicate at the moment.


Learn more about the New Designers event and why it’s so important for the industry.