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Celebrating Clerkenwell Design Week: Facts, Figures & 2018

As SEEN has mentioned before, Clerkenwell Design Week was a joy. From the big bold installations of Design Fields to the small independent designers, it struck SEEN (and not for the first time) how much good work there is going on in London at the moment.

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We Are All Californians: California Designing Freedom

What do LSD, surfboards, iPhones and start-up garages all have in common? California. From 24th May to 15th October, the Design Museum will host an exhibition called ‘California Designing Freedom’ which explores how ‘designed in California’ expresses a distinctive approach to design and life.

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Science Museum’s New Virtual Reality Experience: the Mathematics of Flight Revealed

The secrets of aeronautics will be revealed to visitors to the Science Museum’s Late evening on Wednesday, 22nd February, in keeping with the mathematics theme of this month’s ‘Late’ evenings. A new prototype virtual reality (VR) experience, created with the Samsung Gear VR, will demonstrate the mathematical principles behind a plane’s design and the aerodynamics of flight at the recently opened Mathematics: The Winton Gallery.

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Better Shelter: Winning Design of the Year Helps Refugees

With the plight of refugees very much the story of our times, it is cheering to think that Better Shelter is getting the recognition it deserves. Better Shelter was designed by Johan Karlsson, Dennis Kanter, Christian Gustafsson, John van Leer, Tim de Haas, Nicolò Barlera, the IKEA Foundation and UNHCR and has been named the Beazley Design of the Year. The annual award and exhibition is curated and hosted by the Design Museum in London.

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Friday Late at the London Transport Museum

Enjoy a relaxing drink at Friday Late at London Transport Museum on 17th February to celebrate the softer side of transport with an event focusing on why London is, and always has been, a trend-setter in urban street style. From the textile design process of using Tube seating fabric on the catwalk, and commuter fashion from the 18th century, until today.