Here’s my pick of the second round of New Designers. First up are some impressive furniture designers.
Graduate of London Metropolitan University Mona Tripp created here own wood turning jig to create some beautiful tables with asymmetric legs, the Abacus table below is a wonderful example. It reminded me of my post on table Legs. Continue reading
The annual exhibition of UK design graduates New Designers opened last week, showcasing the lastest crop talent to come out of UK universities and art colleges. Heres a pick of some of the talent I spotted at the show. Graduating is a tough time for any student but I’m pretty confident great things lie ahead for many of the designers featured here. In my Habitat post it was great to see one of the New Designers exhibitors of 2008 having such a pivotal role in the Habitat design team.
Habitat have a record of producing some wonderful product designers. Tom Dixon and Bethan Gray cut their teeth at Habitat; not to mention the founding father (design demi-god?) Sir Terrence Conran. Today, under the Creative Director Polly Dickens they have a new designer to watch; Naoko Kanehira. Continue reading