Kubrick’s renaissance is undoubtedly in full swing. The Design Museum opened last week one of the most compelling exhibitions of the year “Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition”.
15 September 2018
Illuminated by undulating light from the Firth of Tay, and set against a Scottish blue sky – the V&A Dundee is Scotland’s impressive new design museum
10 April 2018
Sometimes two shows come along that seem perfectly timed to contradict one another.
28 November 2017
The new Design Museum now located at Kensington High Street has reason to celebrate since it opened its doors on 24 November 2016 More than 780,000 people have visited.
16 July 2017
As Hella Jongerius’ fascinating exhibition at the Design Museum proves, it is getting more and more difficult to draw a firm, unyielding line between what we call Design and what we still call Art.
16 March 2017
The Design Museum’s new exhibition, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution, is in many respects a great improvement on its rather incoherent opening show (or collection of shows).
Pantone has released its Colour of the Year for 2017 and it’s a lush shade of green called Greenery! The hue is known officially as 15-0343 TCX Greenery is set to grow on all of us (no pun intended) with an estimated product range amounting to thousands of items from electrical goods to clothing.
The Design Museum unveiled its new building to the press yesterday ahead of its public opening on 24 November 2016. Housed in a landmark grade II listed modernist building from the 1960s on Kensington High Street, formerly the home of the Commonwealth Institute, the building has been sensitively retuned by John Pawson, the culmination of a five-year construction process costing £83m.
Phillips has successfully hosted a Design Auction to benefit the new Design Museum in Kensington London. The sale has raised over £1.1 million towards the construction costs of its new building. The museum, which moves to the former Commonwealth Institute on Kensington High Street and opens to the public on 24 November, received works donated to the auction from leading design […]
The Design Museum has announced that it will open in its new home on Kensington High Street, on 24 November this year, the result of an £83 million transformation of a listed landmark building from the 1960s. For the first time in the museum’s history it will have a free permanent display of its collection. Acclaimed […]
Designers in Residence 2014 invites four up-and-coming designers to take over a gallery in the Design Museum and fill it with their most disruptive ideas.The takeover at the museum is returning for a seventh year. The Designers in Residence for this year are James Christian, Ilona Gaynor, Torsten Sherwood, and Patrick Stevenson-Keating. Each of the […]
The Design Museum in London has announced the sale of its current building at Shad Thames to Dame Zaha Hadid Architects. Hadid is best known as the architect of the Olympic aquatic centre as well as many other global projects. The sale is the next step in the Design Museum’s journey to relocate to the former […]
London’s Design Museum is collaborating with the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, to deliver a major new exhibition about the sweeping changes in manufacturing that are transforming our world. New manufacturing techniques will involve the users of products as never before, revolutionising the role of the consumer. How we manufacture, fund, distribute, and […]
The Design Museum’s annual Designers in Residence programme provides a platform to celebrate new and emerging designers at an early stage in their career. The programme is now in its sixth year and is a core part of the exhibition programme demonstrating the Design Museum’s commitment to support and encourage new design talent. The 2013 […]
The winner of the The Design Museum’s sixth annual Designs of the Year award has been announced as; the ‘Gov.UK Website’. It was presented in a ceremony at the Angler, South Place Hotel, London on Tuesday 16 April. If this award is going to be considered the ‘Oscar of the design world’, as self-described by […]
The Full List For Designs of the Year Award ARCHITECTURE LA TOUR BOIS-LE-PRÊTRE, PARIS – Designed by Druot, Lacaton and VassalThe striking transformation of a run-down tower in northern Paris created an alternative approach to the physical and social redevelopment of decaying post-war housing. CLAPHAM LIBRARY, LONDON – Designed by Studio Egret West The £6.5m, […]
Yesterday marked an important event on the timeline of the Design Museum’s future plan. Sir Terence Conran, founder of the Design Museum; Deyan Sudjic, current director; and Luqman Arnold, Chairman of the Trustees were all present to mark the momentous occasion. The Design Museum was founded in 1989 by the legendary designer Sir Terence Conran. […]
4 May 2012
Every girl dreams of owning a pair of red-soled Louboutin heels – exquisitely designed with stilettos reaching impossible heights. And the Design Museum’s current retrospective of Christian Louboutin’s career indulges the shoe fanatic in everyone, exhibiting all of the iconic designs that one would expect, along with a few added surprises. The shoes on display […]
The Design Museum, with support from the Art Fund, has added Jasper Morrison’s Handlebar Table to its Collection. The Handlebar Table is sometimes understood as a reference to the curved tubular steel furniture that architect and designer Marcel Breuer pioneered, when he studied and taught at the Bauhaus in the 1920s. Breuer became fascinated by […]
Space Invaders and The Face Magazine also elevated to top design greats The Design Museum in London has added 13 classics to its collection. They include a Sony Walkman, a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle and an example of the motorway signage system, whose standardised typeface, designed by Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert in 1960, has not […]