Future Pioneers, our initiative to celebrate and support emerging design talent, is back for 2014.  

Following on from the great success of  Future Pioneers 2013, we're once again partnering with New Designers, the UK's largest graduate show, to choose five graduates - out of the 1400 exhibiting  - to be our Future Pioneers 2014.  

The selected students will be rewarded with a programme of promotion and support, including a chance to exhibit their work during London Design Festival, and mentoring from our esteemed judging panel

In order to be in the running, you must be one of the graduate designers exhibiting at New Designers Part 2 in London from the 2 t0 5 July. Our judges will scour  the exhibition on the 2  July and award the shortlist on 3 July, which you'll be able to recognise from the Future Pioneers swing-tags on their stand.

We'll announce the winners that evening at the Thursday Late event to which we eagerly invite all exhibitors and visitors to come along and join in the celebration.  You can book tickets with New Designers

Future Pioneers aims to raise awareness of the positive impact design can have by providing a platform for designers with the potential to contribute to economic growth and solve social problems in inspiring and exciting new ways.

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