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Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 6AG
 
 
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Design Museum has 3 rooms available for private hire

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Design Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has three function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 400 guests and the smallest is ideal for 50.

Located in Holland Park, the Design Museum has three floors and showcases contemporary design in all forms, including fashion, graphic and architectural. There are two main galleries, and the collections trace the history of design developments, from the origins of mass production to contemporary works. This was the first museum in the world to focus on the exhibition of mass-produced items and today boasts a celebrated collection of everyday objects from the 20th and 21st centuries. While the items allow visitors to reminisce about the past, the Design Museum also provides an opportunity to examine innovative prototypes for the future. The objects relate to engineering, technology, furniture, fashion and architecture. Housed in the former Commonwealth Institute, a Grade II* listed building, this unique landmark from the 1960s was brought back to life by a design team led by John Pawson. There are weekend courses for all and creative kids workshops. And, if you start to get peckish during your visit, the cafe on the first floor overlooking the park is a bit of a treat.

 

Design Museum events

 
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 collabor12th December 2017Sunday 28th January 2018 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Designs of the Year 2017
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TIMES  18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018  PRICING  £10 (Adults), £7.50 (Students / concessions)
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 mod12th December 2017Sunday 15th April 2018 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
Category: event
Ongoing
Ferrari: Under the Skin
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TIMES  15th November 2017 to 15th April 2018  PRICING  Adult £18, concession £13.50, child £9
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 - Photo Luke Hayes

Design Museum Photo Luke Hayes 

 

Design Museum Space

Capacity

Theatre
180
 
Reception
200
 
Dinner
50
 

Dimensions

Length
17m
 
Width
6m
 
Area
102m²
 
 
 

Riverside Hall

Capacity

Reception
400
 
Dinner
100
 

Dimensions

Length
11m
 
Width
12.5m
 
Area
137.5m²
 
 
 

Contemporary Design Gallery

Capacity

Reception
150
 
Dinner
100
 

Dimensions

Length
11m
 
Width
18.5m
 
Area
203.5m²
 
 
 

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