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View the new Design Museum Through the Lens of the Building’s Designer, John Pawson

Whether you’ve already visited the Design Museum’s new home or not, SEEN recommends that you watch this video by Nowness to appreciate its views through the lens of interior architect, John Pawson. The new Design Museum opened its doors on 24th November as the result of a collaborative coalition of designers: John Pawson, OMA, Allies and Morrison, West 8 and Arup, to give a new lease of life to the 1962 Modernist building in Kensington.

Whether you’ve already visited the Design Museum’s new home or not, SEEN recommends that you watch this video by Nowness to appreciate its views through the lens of interior architect, John Pawson. The new Design Museum opened its doors on 24th November as the result of a collaborative coalition of designers: John Pawson, OMA, Allies and Morrison, West 8 and Arup, to give a new lease of life to the 1962 Modernist building in Kensington.

For this editorial project in collaboration with The Design Museum, the building designer John Pawson takes his own camera to offer viewers an insight into how he conceivds his own work in the former Commonwealth Institute building: what it was like to work with the hyperbolic paraboloid roof, the materials chosen for the design, and the challenges he had to face, not so much ‘to design a Design Museum for designers, but those of the existing space’, Pawson said.

Enjoy the new Design Museum through the lens of Pawson here:

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