The 10 winning designers, who were voted for via social media and the IJL website, will now be given a free stand and the opportunity to exhibit their products in the Design Gallery at IJL 2015, which will take place between September 6-8.
Sam Willoughby, IJL event director, said: “Now in its seventh year, KickStart has an enviable track record for identifying some of the most innovative emerging UK designers. The KickStart stand at the IJL is popular with show visitors as a trend barometer.
“All the lucky winners benefit hugely from this commercial launch pad which enables them to move their businesses forward with the support of the industry. This year’s line-up is especially exciting.”
The full line up:
- Flora Bhattachary
- Andrew Gold Neilson – GoldNeilson
- Mirka Janeckova – Mirka Janeckova Jewellery
- Francesca Marcenaro
- Rosalie McMillan
- Laura Parra – LaParra Jewels
- Samantha Rose – September Rose
- Lauren Rowden – Ellie Air Jewellery
- Ilene Steele – Ilene Steele Jewellery
- Ana Thompson