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Spotted Awards finalists revealed

Trio of greetings exhibitors among 10 picked for inaugural competition


TEN finalists have been announced for the inaugural Spotted Awards with three greetings exhibitors among the nominations for the Top Drawer S/S18 competition.

Hello Grimes, Keeler And Sidaway, and The Pattern Book were among those picked by the panel of seven judges to go forward to the final judging on the opening day, Sunday, January 14, joining Alexia Peck, Cult Vinegar, Divine Savages, J Dryer, Mynn London, Rowenna Mason, and Stay Sixty on the list.
Charlie Gladstone from Pedlars, Heal’s Hannah Thistlethwaite, Harrods’ Geraldine James, Annabelle Dodds from the V&A, designer Ella Doran, Spotted curator Charlotte Abrahams, and Alejandra Campos, Top Drawer show director, picked their finalists for originality, innovation, commercial viability, clarity of brand, communication of message, and quality of design.
Spotted is Top Drawer’s launch pad for emerging brands and has so far supported more than 150 new businesses.
Now firmly established as one of the show’s main attractions, Spotted is a curated showcase of innovative, market ready, design-led businesses new to the major UK trade fair market.
The winners of the inaugural awards will be announced on the opening morning of the show, which runs from Sunday to Tuesday, January 14-16, at London’s Olympia.

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