News & Updates


Northern Futures 3D Award 2010

Chris Natt from Chesterfield has been announced as the winner of the Northern Futures 3D Design category for which DesignedMade founder Jonathan Krawczuk was one of the judges.

The judging panel was particularly impressed with Chris’ product Sting, which offers a practical solution to tackling disease in third-world countries.

Jonathan Krawczuk commented: “It was great to be part of the Northern Futures judging panel. The standard of work was very high and demonstrated that there is some fantastic talent in the north of England. Well done to Chris Natt who is a deserved winner of this inaugural Northern Futures Award, he showed a very impressive selection of work. A big congratulations must also go to everybody involved in putting these awards together, especially Patrick Murphy, Director of the Awards. The time, effort, energy and creativity that was put into the awards has ensured that they were a big success.”

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Cubic Coaster

DesignedMade’s newest product the Cubic Coaster has arrived. The coaster which was launched in June at Pulse is the sister product to the Cubic Bowl.

The coasters come in a set of two and are available in red or blue.

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Northern Futures

DesignedMade founder Jonathan Krawczuk (born and raised in Yorkshire) has been invited to join the judging panel for the 3D Design category of the Northern Futures Award.

The award recognises and rewards the best emerging creative talent in the north of England, presenting it to a wider national and international audience and confirming the North as a hotbed of creativity.

The judging panel includes: Ben Kelly (designer); Moritz Waldemeyer (designer); Donna Loveday (Head of Curatorial, Design Museum); Tim Abrahams (Associate Editor, Blueprint magazine); Jason Bruges (designer); Conny Freyer (designer, Troika); Theresa Dowling (Editor, FX magazine).

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100% Design 2010

DesignedMade is delighted to announce that it will be returning to 100% Design for a second consecutive year.

The show, which will be held at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre between 23-26 September is part of the London Design Festival.

For further information about the event please visit the 100% Design website.

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Pulse - Thorsten van Elten Best Newcomer Award

Yesterday DesignedMade was announced as winner of the Best Newcomer Launchpad 2010 Thorsten van Elten Award at Pulse trade show, held at the Earls Court exhibition centre in London.

On DesignedMade Thorsten said: “These are simple and well thought out products; graphically striking, high quality and great use of bold colours. These products have great commercial potential.”

Thorsten van Elten will be stocking a selection of DesignedMade products on his new web shop, which is due to launch soon, so watch this space…

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Elle Decoration Christmas wishlist 2009

We’re delighted that Elle Decoration have chosen to feature the Meshed Bowl in their Christmas wishlist. We agree with them that it makes a fantastic present!

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DesignedMade - workshop

Welcome to DesignedMade, a company specialising in the design and manufacture of simple and striking products with a focus on strong graphic forms and quality production. We are committed to supporting the UK craft and manufacturing industries and aim to create products that are innovative, sustainable, responsible and beautiful.

Our family of products is designed to be simple to produce, elegant and rational in use of materials, as well as being functional and fun to use. The bold colour palettes, striking forms and graphic patterns are a direct result of the materials and techniques used in their manufacture. We hope you like them and feel free to get in touch for any more information.

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