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The September Cohort: Our most recent joiners

1st October 2023

This year we’ve had a steady stream of new talent joining our network, with a fascinating array of ideas, inspirations, surprising materials and innovative techniques. Our latest intake are no exception – blacksmithing meets jewellery, cast resin inspires playful forms, waste plastic combines with reclaimed textiles. Our New Professionals: Beca Beeby works sustainably in an … Continued

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New Professionals this summer

14th July 2023

We’re celebrating summer with the news that yet another cohort of design and craft talents have joined our membership. From the delicate to the dramatic, these designer/makers are producing thoughtfully hand-crafted and exquisitely designed objects. Working in ceramic, glass, jewellery, paper and textiles; inspired by nature, geography, industrial history and the built environment; our dozen … Continued

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Craft Stars at Collect 2023

27th February 2023

Craft Stars at Collect 2023: look out for Design-Nation’s Members at Somerset House this week! It’s an annual highlight of the contemporary craft calendar and we love spending at the Craft Council’s Collect event each year. After two exciting outings in 2021 and 2022 the DN team is taking a year out from exhibiting in … Continued

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The Q(u)est for Excellence

19th December 2022

We are so happy to witness the fabulous support that our friends at QEST continue to provide to our sector through their scholarships and apprenticeships, and especially to see some of our most talented members benefit from this programme. QEST announced their latest tranche of 22 Scholars earlier this month, and amongst these are no … Continued

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Great talents across the UK: our newest members

Design-Nation rounds off 2022 with yet another great cohort of new members. There’s lots to celebrate this festive season. Our portfolio is enhanced by no less than 32 new talents, while two existing members move up to Full and Graduate membership as their careers progress. There’s a wide diversity of practices – 7 in textile … Continued

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Celebrating Sustainable Design with the Green Grads

21st November 2022

Design-Nation is delighted to partner again with our brand ambassador Barbara Chandler for her annual Green Grads event, a celebration of the best emerging talents in sustainable design and making. Barbara has a great eye for the most exciting designers, and has long been a champion of recent graduates. So we had a tough job … Continued

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