Gallery: PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s New Designers Gradu...

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The New Designers graduate show is the only design event in London that brings a nation of design students under one roof to show off their best work. Featuring over 3,500 graduates from across the UK, this ideas hub gives us a glimpse of the next generation of design leaders within a gigantic warehouse space in Islington. From felt pods to hide, to slow cooking devices and recyclable appliances, go through our exclusive gallery to discover what this sustainably-minded collegiate crew is brewing up!

In their Manifesto, the Goldsmiths University states that “a production economy based on finite resources does not work” and that “we have enough chairs (but is nice to sit down).” As a critical comment on the amount of chairs and other furniture we see coming and going every year through various designs shows, the renowned Goldsmith’s created an all-white space to suggest the re-design design education and to think how it could look in 2020.

Lento, by Joanne Cone is a low-temperature electric cooker designed to teach kids how to slow-cook their own food. It comes with a recipe book full of cute and friendly characters, and a spice box for making all kinds of exotic, yummy dishes.

Another project that focuses on better educating kids is Peat by Edward Barber. Peat is a planting kit that includes a seeds incubator, gardening tools and a seasonal postal program that sends seeds, gardening activities and fun booklets for parents to cultivate an interest in growing with their kids.


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