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NEW DESIGNERS 15: BDC New Designer of the Year Award, Jack Lennie

NEW DESIGNERS 15: BDC New Designer of the Year Award, Jack Lennie

July 03, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, Industrial Design, New Designers
Looking to reduce waste and build a personal connection to an item, Jack Lennie created an innovative solution to fight unnecessary wastefulness in the vehicle industry. On the second day of New Designers, ARTS THREAD talked to the Edinburgh Napier graduate and winner of the BDC New Designer of the Year Award to discuss the inspirations and struggles behind his project.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up, Stephanie Kiewel

NEW DESIGNERS 15: New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up, Stephanie Kiewel

July 02, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Visual Communication
At the second week of New Designers ARTS THREAD caught up with Cumbria University graduate Stephanie Kiewel, the New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up. Here we discuss with her the challenges behind making a period film and her plans for the future.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Mars Chocolate Award, James Benson

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Mars Chocolate Award, James Benson

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, New Designers, Product Design
James Benson of the University of Huddersfield was named winner of the Mars Chocolate Award at New Designers this week. Inspired by the lack of safety measures around water for low income countries, we talk to James about his winning and potentially life-saving design.
Lasalle 15: Graduate Fashion

Lasalle 15: Graduate Fashion

July 02, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Fashion Design
Graduate fashion designers showed their collections inspired by Singaporean culture and heritage at Lasalle 15. The graduate showcase aimed to highlight the changing visual culture of Singapore and encourage viewers to re-think their own perceptions of Singapore.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: 100% Design Award, Mu Hau Kao

NEW DESIGNERS 15: 100% Design Award, Mu Hau Kao

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Furniture, New Designers
Camberwell College of Art graduate Mu Hau Kao took home the 100% Design award this week at New Designers Part Two. Although shying away from the camera, he lets his pieces do most of the talking. Undeniably his collection of work displays his dedication to his craft and so we decided to catch up with Mu to find out about the ideas, inspiration and future for his work.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilko and Winnovate Award, Jake Read

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilko and Winnovate Award, Jake Read

July 02, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Product Design
On the first day of the second week of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with winner of the Wilko & W’innovative Award, Sheffield Hallam University graduate Jake Read. His design was awarded for its ability to create an innovative solution to an everyday problem or activity. Read more about the creation of the work and his design development below.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Virgin Atlantic Award, Henry Buckley

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Virgin Atlantic Award, Henry Buckley

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, New Designers, Product Design
Henry Buckley, a humble student from Loughborough university and award winner of the New Designers Virgin Atlantic competition is adamant in being part of a cleaner future. Naming his product Mono, he has created a multi-domestic appliance with values based on helping to reduce the production of 54 million tons of electronic waste annually.
New Designers 15: One Year On Award, Robyn Hinchcliffe

New Designers 15: One Year On Award, Robyn Hinchcliffe

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers
On the second week of New Designers 2015 ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the New Designers One Year On award, Chelsea College of Arts 2014 graduate Robyn Hinchcliffe. We talk to her about her inspirations and her experience at New Designers so far.
New Designers 15: Hallmark Cards Award, Nora Wright

New Designers 15: Hallmark Cards Award, Nora Wright

July 01, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Illustration, New Designers
With a body of work based on British history and inspired by the monarchy, Nora Wright of Birmingham City University won the New Designers Hallmark Cards Award. We talked to the ARTS THREAD member after the win to find out more about her project and what's next.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Best Stand Award, UCA Rochester

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Best Stand Award, UCA Rochester

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers
Showing an ACME inspired stand, UCA Rochester was named winner of the New Designers Best Stand award. Seeking innovative solutions for showing screens, their course leader Phil Gomm explains the reasons behind their choice of inspiration and the process of creating the stand.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: John Lewis Award For Design and Innovation, Juwon Seo

NEW DESIGNERS 15: John Lewis Award For Design and Innovation, Juwon Seo

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, Furniture, New Designers
At the second week of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the John Lewis Award for Design & Innovation, Bucks New University’s Juwon Seo. Juwon was awarded for her recognition of the aspirations and requirements of today’s customers, demonstrating both creativity and sustainability.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: BCFA Award, Jacob Underwood

NEW DESIGNERS 15: BCFA Award, Jacob Underwood

July 01, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Furniture, New Designers
On the first day of part two of New Designers, Jacob Underwood was named winner of the BCFA Award. A graduate of Bucks New Uni, the award was given to Jacob for demonstrating a combination of creativity, invention and commercial understanding. We caught up with Jacob after the win to find out more about his work.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize, Robin Crawford

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize, Robin Crawford

July 01, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Events, Glass, New Designers
During part one of New Designers, Robin Crawford of Edinburgh College of Art was named the winner of the Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize. Awarded to a student whose work is deemed to be outstanding, Robin's work is entitled Momentary Sequence - Natural Geometry.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, Louise Jenkins

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, Louise Jenkins

July 01, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Events, New Designers, Textiles
A number of associate prizes were given out throughout part one of New Designers last week. One such prize was the Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, which was awarded to ARTS THREAD member Louise Jenkins.
NEW DESIGNERS: Craft&Design Associate Prize, Beatrice Wall

NEW DESIGNERS: Craft&Design Associate Prize, Beatrice Wall

June 30, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Ceramics, Events, New Designers
Alongside the awards that were given out throughout part one of New Designers, a number of associate prizes were awarded. ARTS THREAD member and Hereford College of Art graduate Beatrice Wall was awarded the New Designers Craft&Design Associate Prize for her work, Resolution of Practise.
NEW DESIGNERS: Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney

NEW DESIGNERS: Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney

June 30, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 15, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the New Designers Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney from the University for the Creative Arts Farnham, to discuss inspirations and future projects.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Craft

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Craft

June 29, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Craft, Events, New Designers
With Part One of New Designers coming to a close, ARTS THREAD run through some of the craft highlights from the show.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Clothworkers Company Associate Prize, Emma McCluskey

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Clothworkers Company Associate Prize, Emma McCluskey

June 29, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 15, ARTS THREAD talked with the winner of the New Designers Clothworkers Company Associate Prize winner. A graduate of the University of Dundee, ARTS THREAD member Emma McCluksey talks to us about the inspiration behind her Unnatural Botanicals collection.
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: BA Hons and Diploma Fashion Design 15

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: BA Hons and Diploma Fashion Design 15

June 29, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Fashion Design, School Fashion Shows
Students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts’ (NAFA) BA Hons Fashion and NAFA Diploma in Fashion Design Courses unveiled their final collections in a runway show held in the campus galleries in Singapore on 27-28 May.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood

June 29, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner for the New Designers Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood from Falmouth University to discuss her winning collection. Entitled Kernewek Bywedth, or The Cornish Life, it was awarded for design creativity and a thorough understanding of the design process.

Of
Interest

Milan 15:  Institute of Industrial Design of the University of Art and Design FHNW

Milan 15: Institute of Industrial Design of the University of Art and Design FHNW

May 15, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Milan Design Week
The Winston Churchill Design Competition 2015
Design Shanghai: Q&A with Frank Chou

Design Shanghai: Q&A with Frank Chou

April 02, 2015
Written by Weiwei Liang
Design Shanghai, Events, Furniture, Lighting
TRADA Student Design Competition at EcoBuild

TRADA Student Design Competition at EcoBuild

March 24, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Architecture
NEW DESIGNERS 15: BDC New Designer of the Year Award, Jack Lennie

NEW DESIGNERS 15: BDC New Designer of the Year Award, Jack Lennie

July 03, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, Industrial Design, New Designers
Looking to reduce waste and build a personal connection to an item, Jack Lennie created an innovative solution to fight unnecessary wastefulness in the vehicle industry. On the second day of New Designers, ARTS THREAD talked to the Edinburgh Napier graduate and winner of the BDC New Designer of the Year Award to discuss the inspirations and struggles behind his project.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up, Stephanie Kiewel

NEW DESIGNERS 15: New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up, Stephanie Kiewel

July 02, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Visual Communication
At the second week of New Designers ARTS THREAD caught up with Cumbria University graduate Stephanie Kiewel, the New Designer of the Year Award: Runner Up. Here we discuss with her the challenges behind making a period film and her plans for the future.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Mars Chocolate Award, James Benson

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Mars Chocolate Award, James Benson

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, New Designers, Product Design
James Benson of the University of Huddersfield was named winner of the Mars Chocolate Award at New Designers this week. Inspired by the lack of safety measures around water for low income countries, we talk to James about his winning and potentially life-saving design.
Lasalle 15: Graduate Fashion

Lasalle 15: Graduate Fashion

July 02, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Fashion Design
Graduate fashion designers showed their collections inspired by Singaporean culture and heritage at Lasalle 15. The graduate showcase aimed to highlight the changing visual culture of Singapore and encourage viewers to re-think their own perceptions of Singapore.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: 100% Design Award, Mu Hau Kao

NEW DESIGNERS 15: 100% Design Award, Mu Hau Kao

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Furniture, New Designers
Camberwell College of Art graduate Mu Hau Kao took home the 100% Design award this week at New Designers Part Two. Although shying away from the camera, he lets his pieces do most of the talking. Undeniably his collection of work displays his dedication to his craft and so we decided to catch up with Mu to find out about the ideas, inspiration and future for his work.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilko and Winnovate Award, Jake Read

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilko and Winnovate Award, Jake Read

July 02, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Product Design
On the first day of the second week of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with winner of the Wilko & W’innovative Award, Sheffield Hallam University graduate Jake Read. His design was awarded for its ability to create an innovative solution to an everyday problem or activity. Read more about the creation of the work and his design development below.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Virgin Atlantic Award, Henry Buckley

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Virgin Atlantic Award, Henry Buckley

July 02, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, New Designers, Product Design
Henry Buckley, a humble student from Loughborough university and award winner of the New Designers Virgin Atlantic competition is adamant in being part of a cleaner future. Naming his product Mono, he has created a multi-domestic appliance with values based on helping to reduce the production of 54 million tons of electronic waste annually.
New Designers 15: One Year On Award, Robyn Hinchcliffe

New Designers 15: One Year On Award, Robyn Hinchcliffe

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers
On the second week of New Designers 2015 ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the New Designers One Year On award, Chelsea College of Arts 2014 graduate Robyn Hinchcliffe. We talk to her about her inspirations and her experience at New Designers so far.
New Designers 15: Hallmark Cards Award, Nora Wright

New Designers 15: Hallmark Cards Award, Nora Wright

July 01, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Illustration, New Designers
With a body of work based on British history and inspired by the monarchy, Nora Wright of Birmingham City University won the New Designers Hallmark Cards Award. We talked to the ARTS THREAD member after the win to find out more about her project and what's next.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Best Stand Award, UCA Rochester

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Best Stand Award, UCA Rochester

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers
Showing an ACME inspired stand, UCA Rochester was named winner of the New Designers Best Stand award. Seeking innovative solutions for showing screens, their course leader Phil Gomm explains the reasons behind their choice of inspiration and the process of creating the stand.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: John Lewis Award For Design and Innovation, Juwon Seo

NEW DESIGNERS 15: John Lewis Award For Design and Innovation, Juwon Seo

July 01, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, Furniture, New Designers
At the second week of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the John Lewis Award for Design & Innovation, Bucks New University’s Juwon Seo. Juwon was awarded for her recognition of the aspirations and requirements of today’s customers, demonstrating both creativity and sustainability.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: BCFA Award, Jacob Underwood

NEW DESIGNERS 15: BCFA Award, Jacob Underwood

July 01, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Events, Furniture, New Designers
On the first day of part two of New Designers, Jacob Underwood was named winner of the BCFA Award. A graduate of Bucks New Uni, the award was given to Jacob for demonstrating a combination of creativity, invention and commercial understanding. We caught up with Jacob after the win to find out more about his work.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize, Robin Crawford

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize, Robin Crawford

July 01, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Events, Glass, New Designers
During part one of New Designers, Robin Crawford of Edinburgh College of Art was named the winner of the Contemporary Glass Society Associate Prize. Awarded to a student whose work is deemed to be outstanding, Robin's work is entitled Momentary Sequence - Natural Geometry.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, Louise Jenkins

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, Louise Jenkins

July 01, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Events, New Designers, Textiles
A number of associate prizes were given out throughout part one of New Designers last week. One such prize was the Worshipful Company of Weavers Associate Prize, which was awarded to ARTS THREAD member Louise Jenkins.
NEW DESIGNERS: Craft&Design Associate Prize, Beatrice Wall

NEW DESIGNERS: Craft&Design Associate Prize, Beatrice Wall

June 30, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Ceramics, Events, New Designers
Alongside the awards that were given out throughout part one of New Designers, a number of associate prizes were awarded. ARTS THREAD member and Hereford College of Art graduate Beatrice Wall was awarded the New Designers Craft&Design Associate Prize for her work, Resolution of Practise.
NEW DESIGNERS: Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney

NEW DESIGNERS: Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney

June 30, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 15, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner of the New Designers Christy Carpets Associate Prize, Emily Rose Moloney from the University for the Creative Arts Farnham, to discuss inspirations and future projects.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Craft

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Craft

June 29, 2015
Written by Joanna McCutcheon
Craft, Events, New Designers
With Part One of New Designers coming to a close, ARTS THREAD run through some of the craft highlights from the show.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Clothworkers Company Associate Prize, Emma McCluskey

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Clothworkers Company Associate Prize, Emma McCluskey

June 29, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 15, ARTS THREAD talked with the winner of the New Designers Clothworkers Company Associate Prize winner. A graduate of the University of Dundee, ARTS THREAD member Emma McCluksey talks to us about the inspiration behind her Unnatural Botanicals collection.
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: BA Hons and Diploma Fashion Design 15

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: BA Hons and Diploma Fashion Design 15

June 29, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Fashion Design, School Fashion Shows
Students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts’ (NAFA) BA Hons Fashion and NAFA Diploma in Fashion Design Courses unveiled their final collections in a runway show held in the campus galleries in Singapore on 27-28 May.
NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood

NEW DESIGNERS 15: Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood

June 29, 2015
Written by Biju Belinky
Events, New Designers, Textiles
On the third day of New Designers 2015, ARTS THREAD caught up with the winner for the New Designers Wilcom Associate Prize, Alice Selwood from Falmouth University to discuss her winning collection. Entitled Kernewek Bywedth, or The Cornish Life, it was awarded for design creativity and a thorough understanding of the design process.

Of
Interest

Milan 15:  Institute of Industrial Design of the University of Art and Design FHNW

Milan 15: Institute of Industrial Design of the University of Art and Design FHNW

May 15, 2015
Written by Calum Ross
Milan Design Week
The Winston Churchill Design Competition 2015
Design Shanghai: Q&A with Frank Chou

Design Shanghai: Q&A with Frank Chou

April 02, 2015
Written by Weiwei Liang
Design Shanghai, Events, Furniture, Lighting
TRADA Student Design Competition at EcoBuild

TRADA Student Design Competition at EcoBuild

March 24, 2015
Written by Josh Walker
Architecture
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