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BDC New Designer of the Year

New Designers is an annual London showcase for recent design graduates, returning this month for its tenth year.The New Designer of the Year award went to Tortie Hoare, a furniture, design and craftsmanship student from Bucks University, for her project ‘Leatherwork Furniture Collection’.   Judges Comments: The judges celebrated Tortie’s ‘innovation, personal passion and an incredible sensitivity to materials which has reinvented a lost process from medieval times to produce an outstanding collection of contemporary furniture.’Now, instead of trying to find a job, Tortie has decided to pursue her leatherwork and see where it takes her. She will be spending some of the prize monies on leather for a new collection.

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