Swansea College of Art students exhibit work at UK’s longest-running design show


Students from courses in Illustration, Graphic Design and Product & Furniture Design at University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) Swansea College of Art are exhibiting at prestigious industry showcase, New Designers, in London this week.

The showcase is taking place until 9th July at Business Design Centre, Islington, N10QH, and Swansea College of Art students’ displays can be found at the following stands:

VC67 - Graphic Design

FP72 - Product & Furniture Design

VC51 - Illustration

The current showcase is Part 2 of a two-week event, and follows on from last week where UWTSD students from courses in Surface Pattern & Textiles, Design Crafts and Glass exhibited at New Designers Part 1.

Caroline Thraves, Academic Director of Swansea College of Art says: “We are delighted to be able to showcase our graduates’ talents at New Designers in London this year. They are highly creative individuals who excel in their disciplines and we look forward to showcasing these talents.”

Work by all students attending the event can be found on our Summer Showcase website, where their final degree portfolios and projects can be viewed throughout the summer.

About New Designers:

Full of disruptive thinking, ambitious ideas and fresh approaches, New Designers presents the work of 2,500 hand-picked graduate design talents from around the UK.

New Designers is the longest running and leading design showcase in the country and remains determined to champion and support the UK grassroots design sector.

This year is its 37th anniversary and will bring together 200 flagship university design courses who will be showcasing  the country’s finest design students.

New Designers connects graduates with the industry for creative exchange, collaboration and recruitment. Exploring every corner of design, it provides a focal point for the next wave of designers to meet industry employers, buyers, media, trend-predictors and a design-hungry public.

Founded in 1853, Swansea College of Art at University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a leading provider of Arts-related courses in Wales and the UK, ranked 3rd in the UK for Design & Craft, 5th in the UK for Art, and 9th in the UK for Fashion & Textiles.

Further Information

Ella Staden

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Press and Media Officer

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Corporate Communications and PR

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