New Designers


Dates: part 1 June 25-28 2014

, part 2 July 02-05 2014
Location: Business Design Centre, 
London, N1 0QH
Now in its 28th year, New Designers is unrivalled in Europe in bringing together such a broad cross-section of fresh, new design talent under one roof.

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Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair


Dates: February 04-08 2014
Location: Stockholm International Fairs, Älvsjö
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is the world’s largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design – we look at the design schools taking part.

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Call for Entries: D(esign)-day


Entry Requirements
Website: D(esign)-day
Location: any
Experience/age: any
How: Email
Deadline: April 22 2013
Are you a designer who likes to meet new clients, do you design and manufacture yourself, and can you tell an interested public more about your work? Then join the next D(esign)-day on 24, 25 and 26 May 2013 in the SAM Decorfabriek in Maastricht. Present your work, join an extensive network of talent, generate new contracts and sale without commission!

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Stockholm Design Week


Dates: February 06-12 2012
Location: see website schedule
Stockholm Design Week includes the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – the world’s largest exhibition for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design.

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Dates: January 18-22 2013
Location: Paris Nord Villepinte
Under the theme of Vivant, trend-setters Elizabeth Leriche, François Bernard and Vincent Grégoire/NellyRodi will create 2013 inspiration displays for the January show under the sub-titles of Nourritures Premières, Pioneer and Renaiscience.

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Interior Design Show


Dates: January 24-27 2013
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West, Toronto
The Interior Design Show/IDS presents 300 exhibitors, showing the newest and most innovative in international and Canadian products.

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Clerkenwell Design Week


Venue: Clerkenwell, London
Dates: May 22-24 2012
This May 22-24 will be the third edition of London’s Clerkenwell Design Week and promises plenty of new attractions in this design-rich historic part of the city.

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Location: international
Professional Category: designer, architect, individual or group as well as employees in these fields.
Student Category: individual student or group enrolled in a higher education school of graphics, interior decorating, interior design, architecture or interior design.
How: download information from the site
Entry: free
Deadline: September 30 2012
Prizes: Professional Category 1st prize: €4000 2nd prize: €2500; Student Category prize: €1500

Designers are once again being called upon to be inspired by copper’s aesthetic and technical credentials with the launch of 2012’s International Copper and the Home competition – the fourth of its kind – organised by the Istituto Italiano del Rame (IIR) in collaboration with the European Copper Institute (ECI).

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British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age


Venue: V&A, The Victoria and Albert Museum
Dates: March 31 – August 12 2012

To coincide with the 2012 Olympics, this exhibition will showcase 60 years of British creative talent. It will document the transformation of design in Britain since the post-war ‘Austerity Games’ of 1948.

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