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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

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FUFU KYOTO

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JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

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Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

Design Museum London

In A Grade-II Listed Modernist Building in London Transformed By Architect John Pawson with OMA and ARUP

July, 2017
Design Museum London. Photo: Luke Hayes

Unveiled in late 2016, the new relocated and redesigned Design Museum is housed in a grade II listed modernist building from the 1960s which in fact lay dormant for many years until the vision of director Deyan Sudjic came to life. After a 5 year construction process, OMA, Allies A+ Morrison and ARUP group restored the buildings spectacular concrete roof and facade, with architect John Pawson remodelling the interior.

The new building includes two major temporary gallery spaces, a free permanent collection display, restaurant, auditorium, studios, library, archive and new learning facilities. Already in its new location the Museum has showcased exhibitions by colour researcher and designer Hella Jongerius, to a whole exhibition on the American Sunshine States’ design influence on the world in California: Designing Freedom.

Sudjic proclaimed, “Design doesn’t stand still”. Perfectly expressing the new Museum’s location as a pivotal progressive in global design history, with Sir Terence Conran, founder of the Design Museum, additionally sharing his thoughts on the importance of design in relation to our lives and economy, additionally stating that every manufacturer should have a designer on its board. Conran expressed his supreme fondness for the new museum, announcing proudly that it will “educate and inspire future generations to come”.

Design Museum London. Photo: Alex Morris
Design Museum London. Photo: Alex Morris
Design Museum London. Photo: Luke Hayes
Design Museum London. Photo: Luke Hayes

The Design Museum 
224-238 Kensington High Street
London W8 6AG

Design Museum London. Photo: Luke Hayes
July, 2017