London Calling! Disrupt Design With Fab—Part III


Calling all design heads, up-and-comers, and next-big-thingers—this is your shot to show us what you’ve got. Fab will be on the scene at London Design Festival for our third Disrupting Design Call Out.

Bring your prototypes, portfolios, and million-dollar ideas on September 19th for a chance to have your original design concept turned into a tangible reality. Your best pitch will be judged by this line up of all stars:

Bradford Shellhammer, Founder and Chief Design Officer, Fab

Jasper Conran, Chairman and Creative Director, The Conran Shop

Rolf Hay, Co-Founder, Hay

Marcus Fairs, Founder, Dezeen

Paul Cocksedge, Designer

Casper Vissers, CEO and Founder, Moooi

Kristoffer Fagerström, Susanna Wåhlin & Cristiano Pigazzini, Note Design Studio

Max Fraser, Design Writer and Deputy Director, The London Design Festival

Marcus Kirby, Founder, Future Maps

Libby Sellers, Gallerist, Libby Sellers Gallery

John Löfgren & Jonas Pettersson FormUsWithLove

Bethan Laura Wood, Designer

Our expert panel will pick a handful of designers whose product will be manufactured and sold to 10+ million members worldwide on Fab. Your work should be of high quality and be a functional object made through handcrafted, high-tech, and/or experimental processes.

Pre-register with your name and country to:

When: 1pm-3pm on September 19th, 2013

Where: The Conran Shop, Marylebone at 55-57 Marylebone High St.

Important terms: 

• You must only submit your original product designs. All work must be your own.

• By entering your product designs, you will not be releasing any intellectual property rights you may have in your designs. 

• Please only submit product designs that you are comfortable having disclosed to the public and possibly photographed for use on social media.

• If your product design is chosen, you will be offered an opportunity to have your product manufactured and sold by Fab.

• Any offers by Fab to have your product manufactured will be subject to certain terms and conditions, which will be presented to you at the time of the offer.

• You are free to reject the offer, in which case Fab may choose the product design of another designer.

• There is no cash value for the right or the opportunity to receive an offer from Fab.

We’re also proud to announce the winners from our last Disrupting Design competition, held at New York’s ICFF in May.

More than 100 designers from around the globe descended on the Big Apple with the hopes of turning their big idea into the next big thing on Fab. We chose nine innovative designs to produce and sell to our millions of members.

And the winners are…

Bettie Cott and Lauren Reed | Cott & Reed Free Standing Wardrobe | Canada

Liu Yang | Storage Stools | China

Takeshi Sawada | Animal Stools | Japan

Linda Facci | Easy Life Accessories | USA

Scott Klinker | Puzzle Toy | USA

Louie Rigano | About Time Clock | USA

Andrew Sack | Modular Furniture and Skatewax Candles | USA

Joel Seigle | Brick Door Stop | USA

Taylor McKenzie-Veal | Flint Table | USA

Read more about our previous winners on FastCo Design.


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