08 February 2012

New Design Britain Awards

Surface Designers visit the INTERIORS UK show 

Second Year Surface Design students visited the INTERIORS UK 2012 show at the NEC in Birmingham January 2012 to meet designers and manufactures.

Graduates Wendy Braithwaite (Printed Textiles 2011) and Lucy Alice Porter (Surface Design 2011) were selected to show their work as part of the New Design Britian Showcase.

Lucy was awarded the 'Highly Commended' prize in the Furniture Awards at the New Design Britain Awards 2012. Many Congratulations to Lucy and Wendy!

Also Many Congratulations to James Uren (Bucks Furniture Graduate 2011) who won the Furniture Prize and the People's Choice Award so it was a good day all round for Bucks graduates!

See all the winners at www.interiorsuk.com

'The New Design Britain Awards are one of the most important competitions in the UK for young design talent, giving recognition to students for innovative and ground-breaking work and providing an opportunity for INTERIORS UK to encourage new young stars and look to the future of the furniture industry.

INTERIORS UK 2012 showcased work from the four finalists from each of the four categories, with the winners announced at the show. Winners each won a placement at a leading industry supplier.'

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