The Design Council picks 70 young designers to watch

As part of Design Council’s 70th anniversary celebrations Ones to Watch  picks 70 of the most exciting up-and-coming designers in the UK who represent the future of British design. The designers — each chosen for an individual product or project – have been selected from hundreds of entrants that include architecture, furniture and jewellery design, to material experimentation and app development.

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The Current Table by Marjan van Aubel

Chosen for their vision, ambition and innovation, as well as their potential to contribute to the UK’s reputation as a leading design nation, the 70 Ones to Watch have been selected by Design Council and an expert judging panel. The panel includes Harriet Vine of jewellery micro-manufacturer Tatty Divine; digital and lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox; Chloe Macintosh, co-founder of online makers marketplace Made.com; and experts from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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Noook by Torsten Sherwood for Designers in Residence 2014 at the Design Museum

The selected 70 Ones to Watch have been divided into six themes: Everyday living, Design for health and wellbeing, Materiality, Design for social impact, Future of city living and Rethinking reality.

For the full Ones to Watch line-up, click  here.