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Large lachrymatory with orange cups by Luke Bishop

Competition: tickets to New Designers 2014 award previews to be won

Competition: Dezeen is giving readers the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to the award previews for the 2014 New Designers graduate exhibition this summer.

Congratulations to the winners!  Adam King, Natasha Lofthouse, Agata Murasko, Nazli Gokce Terzioglu and Andrew Lightfoot.

New Designers is a two-part exhibition of emerging design, which showcases work by 3,000 UK university graduates. Part one will run from 26 to 28 June and part two will take place from 3 to 5 July.

Demetrio Oak Writer's Desk by Kai Venus — One Year On 2013
Demetrio Oak Writer's Desk by Kai Venus. Main image: Large lachrymatory with orange cups by Luke Bishop

Now in its 29th year, the show will take place over two weeks at Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

Obtineo Storage Jars
Obtineo Storage Jars Tom by Hutchinson

Both parts of the exhibition will launch with an awards preview evening, where 25 designers will receive prizes for their graduate projects. Accolades will be given in categories ranging from product design and visual communications to motion arts, and fashion and accessories.

3D-Printed Spoons by Hamish Dobbie — One Year On
3D-Printed Spoons by Hamish Dobbie

Jewellery designer Alex Monroe will present the awards at New Designers Part One on 25 June, while designer John Sorrell will do the same for Part Two on 2 July.

Leaf Print Wallpaper by Natalie Ratcliffe
Leaf Print Wallpaper by Natalie Ratcliffe

One of the main features at New Designers is One Year On, which showcases 50 up-and-coming designers from all disciplines in their first year of business. Images show some of this year’s exhibitors.

Gemma Fabbri — founder of London design studio Scene and co-founder of — will act as lead curator for One Year On 2014.

Falmouth Owl by Isatu Hyde — One Year On 2013
Falmouth Owl by Isatu Hyde

Winners of tickets to the exhibition preview and awards will be granted entry from 6.30-9pm on either Wednesday 25 June or Wednesday 2 July.

Tickets are on sale now from the New Designers website.

This competition is now closed. Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners' names will be published in a future edition of our Dezeen Mail newsletter and at the top of this page. Dezeen competitions are international and entries are accepted from readers in any country.

Here is some more information from the organiser:

New Designers 2014 Awards Previews
Part one: Wednesday 25 June 6:30-9pm (show continues 26-28 June).
Part two: Wednesday 02 July 6:30-9pm (show continues 3-5 July).

Tablewear by Stephanie Tudor — One Year On 2013
Tablewear by Stephanie Tudor

New Designers is the UK's most important exhibition for emerging design. Split into two parts, the event showcases over 3000 of the year's most talented, forward-thinking design graduates from the UK's leading universities.

Each part kicks off with a prestigious awards preview evening, which sees the presentation of 25 industry sponsored awards to the show’s most promising emerging designers — ones to watch in the future. Award sponsors this year include John Lewis, Procter & Gamble, Sky, Mars and the BCFA.

3D Surface by Emilie Osborne — One Year On 2013
3D Surface by Emilie Osborne

Jewellery designer Alex Monroe will present the awards in part one and Sir John Sorrell in part two. With complimentary drinks served by Absolut, expect a bustling celebration of achievement of innovation, as well as a chance to meet the household names of the future and preview the show before it opens to the public.

Business Design Centre
New Designers takes place at Business Design Centre in Islington, North London

New Designers 2014 takes place at the Business Design Centre, London N1.

Part one: 25-28 June (Awards Preview 25 June). Categories: Textiles, Fashion & Accessories, Contemporary Applied Arts, Jewellery & Precious Metalwork, One Year On.

Part two: 2-5 July (Awards Preview 2 July). Categories: Furniture & Product Design, Visual Communications (including Graphic Design & Illustration), Spatial Design, Motion Arts & Theatre Design and One Year On.

25 New Designers Awards will be given out during the exhibition
Twenty-five New Designers Awards will be given out during the exhibition

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