18 November 2016

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London gets state of the art Design Museum

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.

24 April 2016

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Desire Feuerle Opens Berlin Museum Designed By British Architect John Pawson

A new private Berlin museum designed by the British architect John Pawson will be the setting for the highly regarded Désiré Feuerle’s collection which includes international contemporary artists, Imperial Chinese furniture and Southeast Asian art. The gallery will open to the public in Berlin Kreuzberg on 29 April 2016. The museum is located in a former Second World […]

24 January 2012

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Design Museum Could Be New Tate Says Conran

Design Museum reveals plans for massive expansion and move to Kensington Commonwealth Institute with the promise of ‘doing for design what the Tate did for contemporary art in London’ The Design Museum has today revealed plans for massive expansion in a bid to become the world’s leading museum of design and architecture – to ‘do […]

25 March 2011

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Transformation and Revelation UK Design for Performance

“I was looking for a way to objectify the life of a monk. The idea of containment or seclusion versus infinite extension was the principal behind the making of the boxes. The boxes are 60 x 60 x 180cm, and the idea was to find a size that would fit the monks of varying ages, […]