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Tickets Announced For New Designers 2017, Business Design Centre

NEW DESIGNERS, UK’s most important trade exhibition for emerging talent which open to the public, has announced  that tickets are now available for this year’s show. Now in its 32nd edition, New Designers is one of the most prominent industry shows thanks to its unique blend of design education, consumers and industry all mixed together to celebrate emerging talent. Taking place this June at the Business Design Centre, Islington,  the event is renowned for kick-starting the careers by providing a promotional platform for young creatives.

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Divided into two parts, the exhibition introduces over 3,000 design graduates to the wider public and also gives the visitors the chance to purchase their creations.

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The first three days will present the latest talent in textiles and fashion, costume design, jewellery and metalwork, ceramics and glass and contemporary design crafts. The following days will feature exhibitors in the disciplines of furniture, product and industrial design, spatial design and interiors, graphic design, illustration, animation, motion and digital arts.

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As New Designers’ organisers strive to show completely new content each year, and also includes a One Year On retrospective presenting the progress of  exhibitors from previous years.

by Magda McCrimmon

New Designers  is on from June 28 until July 8, 2017

Tickets are now available  here

ESMOD Berlins Holds Open Day for the Public and Prospective Students

THE prominent ESMOD Berlin International Academy of Fashion opens its doors to give the public and potential pupils an opportunity to gain an insight into its unique programmes and projects.

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The day-long event will allow the visitors to familiarise themselves with ESMOD flagship international courses, including distinctive postgraduate Master of Arts Sustainability in Fashion, as well as view alumni’s projects and exhibitions incorporating the collaborations with fashion industry leaders.

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Tutors, course advisors as well as enrolled students will be on hand to discuss the details of all available degrees as well as the pioneering Focus – the brand new extra-curricular course programme starting in February.

by Magda Pirowska 

The event is taking place on Saturday February 4 between 10am and 4pm.
Further details can be found here.

Future Feast – Winchester ‘16 Fashion and Textile Graduates

THE Vinyl Factory Soho, London was awash with a kaleidoscope of bold seasonal colour and stylish looks at Future Feast a show of graduate talent from the Fashion Marketing and Fashion & Textile Design programmes at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Guest representatives from the fashion industry including Victoria Beckham, Harvey Nichols and Topman attended the show and waited in anticipation of the Fashion Direction and Fashion Textile Awards which were presented by womenswear designer, Michael van der Ham after the catwalk presentations.

 

Winchester SS1Looks from Future Feast, 2016. Photograph © Winchester School of Art

Winchester SS2Future Feast, 2016. Photograph © Winchester School of Art

Jasmine Broughton, memorable for her fabulous faux-fur outerwear with exquisitely beaded motifs won the Fashion Textile Award and front-line menswear designer, Christine Xu was the winner of the award for Fashion Direction. After the ceremony, guests were invited to peruse a dazzling assortment of preliminary sketches and ideas from the students’ portfolios.

Christine Xu’s collection which won the award for Fashion Direction. Photograph by Geoff Pugh

Fashion Textiles Awards Winning Collection SMALL2A look from the Fashion Textiles award-winning collection by Jasmine Broughton.
Photograph © Winchester School of Art

Fashion Textiles Awards Winning Collection SMALL4Another look from the Fashion Textiles award-winning collection by Jasmine Broughton
Photograph © Winchester School of Art

The innovative event combined outstanding graduate work from the institution’s Fashion Marketing and Textile programmes. These two courses focus on developing students’ creative ability, while aiming to enrich them with the necessary marketing and practical skills required for successful careers in fashion.

by Miranda Charalambous

INDEPENDENCE: ESMOD Berlin Fashion Graduates on Show

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ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion has announced that INDEPENDENCE, the Graduate Collections from the Bachelor Program – Fashion Design 2015, will take place in July in the lead up to the Berlin Fashion Week SS15.

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The collections have been critiqued by an International Jury of professionals, in order to give the students industry standard feedback, and also facilitates networking for potential opportunities post-graduation. Members of the jury this year include Susanne Stangl, Modeliste, Mulberry, United Kingdom; Catherine Le Goff, Editor, ARTE Culture, France; Damir Doma, CEO Damir Doma, France (ESMOD Berlin Alumnus);  Stefan Siegel, Founder, Not Just A Label, United Kingdom; Ulrike Möslinger, International Marketing Director, Galeries Lafayette, France and Christine Walter-Bonini, ESMOD International Group, France.

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This year, the show will be held in a new location Vollgutlager in Neukölln. INDEPENDENCE presents work from the 20 most outstanding collections from the current academic year. The organisers say that, “Inspiration for the graduate collections ranges from the cultural, the political and the personal. A VIP audience will see an exploration of form and volume, a redefining of silhouettes and material transformations.”

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 by Caroline Simpson

INDEPENDENCE: ESMOD Berlin B.A. Graduate Show 2015 takes place on July 4, 2015 at Vollgutlager, Rollbergstr. 26, 12053 Berlin. Doors Open: 8:15pm Show Starts: 9:00pm

This event is by invitation only. For Press Accreditation and further information, please contact: Lizzie Delfs, Public Relations Manager, ESMODBerlin.
Email: l.delfs@esmod.de
Tel+49(0)30 6112214