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Each year, the Design Museum gives visitors the chance to see the work of young designers at the beginning of their careers, and this year's Designers in Residence exhibition is based around the theme of migration. The annual show is the culmination of a year-long programme which supports and nurtures four up-and-coming designers who have graduated within the last five years. The show includes specially created new work from the year's finalists and is backed by a series of events and talks, offering visitors the chance to meet the designers while giving them a test-bed for new ideas.

 

About Design Museum

In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street. The Grade II* listed building has been transformed by a design team led by John Pawson to include the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning, 202-seat Bakala Auditorium and a dedicated gallery to display its permanent collection, accessible free of charge. More about Design Museum


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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  30% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 5 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  28% off
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018
Designers in Residence: Migration, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Designers in Residence: Migration
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Beazley Designs Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018 - 10am-6pm
Designers in Residence: Migration, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Designers in Residence: Migration
An exhibition of innovative and contemporary design from the past year in the categories of Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport....More
 
 
 
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Ferrari: Under the Skin
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th November 2017 to 15th April 2018
Designers in Residence: Migration, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Designers in Residence: Migration
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 11 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | Same location as Designers in Residence: Migration
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 17 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Designers in Residence: Migration
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54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 7 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 10 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 11 minutes from Designers in Residence: Migration
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Designs of the Year 2017Designs of the Year 2017Designs of the Year 2017The Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much-anticipated feature of the design calendar and, now in its 10th year, will bring together 60 projects in 2017. Nominees this year include a glass extension added to a disused fire station by Zaha Hadid Architects, functional 3D printed products created for the home, a collabor2017-12-14T00:00:00+00002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  £10 (Adults), £7.50 (Students / concessions)
DATES  18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE  Design Museum 
The Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much-anticipated feature of the design calendar and, now in its 10th year, will bring together 60 projects in 2017. Nominees this year include a glass extension added to a disused fire station by Zaha Hadid Architects, functional 3D printed products created for the home, a collabor... More about this event
 
Ferrari: Under the SkinFerrari: Under the SkinFerrari: Under the SkinThis autumn, the Design Museum marks the 70th anniversary of Ferrari with a major new exhibition. Ferrari: Under the Skin provides a behind-the-scenes look at the design, manufacturing and engineering of the iconic car brand. Created in collaboration with Ferrari, it will take a journey through the car's 70 years, bringing together early design mod2017-12-14T00:00:00+00002018-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Motor Shows
PRICING  Adult £18, concession £13.50, child £9
DATES  15th November 2017 to 15th April 2018
VENUE  Design Museum 
This autumn, the Design Museum marks the 70th anniversary of Ferrari with a major new exhibition. Ferrari: Under the Skin provides a behind-the-scenes look at the design, manufacturing and engineering of the iconic car brand. Created in collaboration with Ferrari, it will take a journey through the car's 70 years, bringing together early design mod... More about this event
 
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Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
DATES  28th March to 12th August 2018
VENUE  Design Museum 
Taking the global financial crash of 2008 as its starting point and looking at the unsettled decade since, Hope to Nope explores the different ways political messages have been conveyed in the past ten years. The graphic message in the Barack Obama "Hope" poster by artist Shepard Fairey gives this Design Museum exhibition its title. It stands out a... More about this event
 
 

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