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The December cohort: our latest joiners

18th January 2024

As we welcome a new year, with some exciting projects on the horizon, we also open our arms to yet more talents in craft and design who have joined Design-Nation’s membership in late 2023. Our new Professional members are Bea Jareno, Nick Newlands, and Su France who moves up from Associate. Bea is a jeweller … Continued

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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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Ceramic Art London 2022: Meaning is Everything

8th April 2022

Today the wonderful Ceramic Art London return to Kings Cross London after an enforced two year absence. Much missed, this high quality fair and celebration of all things made of clay is definitely one to see. Some of Design-Nation’s most impressive makers will be there, so if you are lucky enough to get in do … Continued

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Sustainable, Design-Led & Handcrafted Wares

11th February 2022

Design-Nation is thrilled to be at the Spring 2022 instalment of Top Drawer. We’re pleased to announce that this year the event is live at London Olympia, as well as virtual. As usual, we have a talented group of DN members on our stand, representing some of the UK’s very best design-led designer/makers and curated … Continued

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Our Journey Opens at The Hub

29th January 2022

Showcasing excellence, sustainability and diversity in craft & design Our Journey captures important milestones in the evolution of Design-Nation’s portfolio of leading contemporary designer-makers from across the UK. A showcase of diverse material-led practices, Our Journey emphasises excellence and beauty of design and craftsmanship, and highlights the sector’s increasingly committed focus on innovative ways to … Continued

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Green for Go: Our Latest Award Winners

3rd November 2021

Now, more than ever, designers and makers are addressing the future of our planet and embracing sustainable and ethical making and materials. Design-Nation is therefore very pleased to have partnered this September with our brand ambassador Barbara Chandler at Deborah Spencer’s exciting new Planted Cities event, launched at London Design Festival 2021. At Deborah’s invitation, … Continued

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