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The Design Museum

The Design Museum is the world's leading museum devoted to architecture and design. Its work encompasses fashion, product and graphic design and is a must-see for anyone visiting London who is passionate about the subject.

The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design. Its work encompasses fashion, product and graphic design and is a must-see for anyone visiting London who is passionate about the subject.

Since it opened its doors in 1989, the museum has been home to everything, from an AK-47 to Christian Louboutin high heels. It has staged over 100 exhibitions, welcomed over five million visitors and showcased the work of some of the world’s most celebrated designers and architects, including Paul Smith, Zaha Hadid, Jonathan Ive, Miuccia Prada, Frank Gehry, Eileen Gray and Dieter Rams.

The Design Museum is relocating to the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington, West London, and will reopen on 24th November 2016. This new home gives the Design Museum three times more space in which to show a wider range of exhibitions and significantly extend its learning programme.

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

Seen this week

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Super Sharp: The First Instalment of ‘RTRN II JUNGLE’

Regular readers of SEEN will know what fans we are of the Fashion Space Gallery at the London College of Fashion in John Prince’s Street. It’s a place where it is possible to gauge current cultural attitudes as they happen. ‘Super Sharp’ is the first in a series of exhibitions and events exploring the style, sound and Rave Culture in the nineties. It starts on Thursday 1st February and runs until Saturday 21st April 2018.

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Burns Night: Whisky 101 at The Gallery 

Celebrating Burns Night without whisky is nothing short of sacrilege. Where better then to honour Scotland’s greatest poet than at The Gallery in West Hampstead, which has become renowned for its dual fascinations – whisky and beer. Here’s a Short Epigram on Parting with a Kind Host in the Highlands penned by Burns himself: When death’s …

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David Ramirez Releases ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’ and Plays St Pancras Old Church

David Ramirez has announced details of his new album We’re Not Going Anywhere, set for UK commercial release via Thirty Tigers on January 12th, 2018. Produced by Sam Kassirer, the album finds Ramirez painting a vividly imagined picture of contemporary America through the songwriter’s own perspective of having dual American and Mexican heritage. It follows …