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

 
Hella Jongerius: Breathing ColourHella Jongerius: Breathing ColourHella Jongerius: Breathing ColourDesigner Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. Through a series of phenomenological studies and experiences, it questions whether we appreciate how colour shapes what we see 21st August 2017Sunday 24th September 2017 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
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Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. Through a series of phenomenological studies and experiences, it questions whether we appreciate how colour shapes what we see ... More about this event
 
CaliforniaCaliforniaCaliforniaA landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD to iPhones, the ambitious project presents the idea that California has pioneered many tools of personal liberation. Starting in the 1960s, it charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture through pol21st August 2017Sunday 15th October 2017 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Ongoing
California
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VENUE  Design Museum 
A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD to iPhones, the ambitious project presents the idea that California has pioneered many tools of personal liberation. Starting in the 1960s, it charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture through pol... More about this event
 
California: Designing FreedomCalifornia: Designing FreedomPicking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture.21st August 2017Sunday 15th October 2017 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
Category: event
Ongoing
California: Designing Freedom
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VENUE  Design Museum 
Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture.
Maggie's Culture Crawl LondonMaggie's Culture Crawl LondonCommunity & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.29th September 2017Friday 29th September 2017 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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Maggie's Culture Crawl London
event  Friday 29th September 2017
TIMES  Friday 29th September 2017 - 6pm-12midnight  PRICING  £40
Community & Lifestyle, Charity/Fundraising Event.
Beazley Designs Of The YearBeazley Designs Of The YearAn exhibition of innovative and contemporary design from the past year in the categories of Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport.18th October 2017Sunday 28th January 2018 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
Category: event
 
Beazley Designs Of The Year
event  Running from Wednesday 18th October 2017 until Sunday 28th January 2018
VENUE  Design Museum 
An exhibition of innovative and contemporary design from the past year in the categories of Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport.
The Design Museum MarketThe Design Museum MarketDesigners / Makers bring 50 leading contemporary designers to the museum for a three-day market just in time for Christmas.1st December 2017Sunday 3rd December 2017 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
Category: event
Free Event 
The Design Museum Market
event  Running from Friday 1st December 2017 until Sunday 3rd December 2017
TIMES  1st December 2017 at 12noon-8pm & 2nd and 3rd December 2017 at 10am-6pm  PRICING  Free
Designers / Makers bring 50 leading contemporary designers to the museum for a three-day market just in time for Christmas.

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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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