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Design-Nation: future thinking for design & craft

Design-Nation: future thinking for design & craft

Design-Nation: future thinking for design & craft

Design-Nation is a portfolio of some of the most acclaimed and innovative designers and craftspeople from across the UK.

News update 5 May 2022. The talks programme for The Future of Craft is now open and booking fast. Find out more here. TFOC is our destination event for London Craft Week 2022 – in partnership with Oxo Tower Wharf and Future Icons, launched back in 2019. Find out about our exhibitors now.  

Welcome to Design-Nation. Use this site to discover our many activities and programmes to support the contemporary craft and design sector, including online showcases, and browse our membership portfolio of amazing UK-based designers and makers.

Recent news is on our social media feeds (see links below) – and read our blog for myriad insights into our members’ work. We offer talks, interviews & maker studio tours on Vimeo. including Design-Nation: Our JourneyDecorex 2021 and  London Craft Week 2021. Discover the benefits of membership (new in 2021 – Associate Membership).

And if you have questions, do contact us on

Images above courtesy: Gillies Jones; Scott Benefield, Atlantic Design Studio & Moody Monday (photo Yeshen Venema); Michelle House (photo Daniel Weill, courtesy London Craft Week).
Image at left: Furniture maker and sustainable woodsman Angus Ross in his Perthshire studio. Angus is part of The Future of Craft at London Craft Week 2022.


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