The Design Museum will open its doors in its phenomenal new west London location on 24 November. We have partnered with the Museum to offer 5 pairs of tickets to the opening exhibitions in an exclusive competition for friends of UAL. The new Design Museum in Kensington aims to be the world’s leading museum of contemporary design and architecture, it describes itself as “an international showcase for the many design skills at which Britain excels and a creative centre, promoting innovation and nurturing the next generation of design talent”. Find out more about the opening exhibitions and enter the competition below.
Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World presents eleven new installations by some of the most innovative and thought-provoking designers and architects working today. See more
Now in its ninth year, Beazley Designs of the Year celebrates design that promotes or delivers change, enables access, extends design practice or captures the spirit of the year. See more
To win tickets to one of the Design Museum’s two opening shows enter the competition
The new Design Museum building will give the museum three times more space than in its previous location at Shad Thames, with the brand new Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning, 202-seat Bakala Auditorium and a dedicated gallery to display its permanent collection, which will be accessible free of charge. Discover more about the Design Museum’s history and the new space.
Sir Terence Conran, Founder and Trustee of the Design Museum and UAL alumnus, says:
‘Moving the Design Museum to Kensington is the most important moment of my long career in design so far. It will allow all our dreams and ambitions for the museum to come true, to create a world class space with the size and scope for the serious promotion and celebration of design and architecture in this country.’
Discover more about the history of the Design Museum and its new space, designed by OMA and John Pawson on the Design Museum website