Industrial Design Events
Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design is the first big retrospective on the designer, author and activist Victor J. Papanek (1923-1998).
The six category winners along with the 70 other nominations from the 2019 Beazley Design of the Year are on display at the Design Museum.
Moving to Mars features immersive environments, about 200 objects including contributions from NASA, the European Space Agency and SpaceX; NASA's 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge winners, AI SpaceFactory; robotic builders by Foster & Partners; the first spacesuit designed for the Mars surface; Christopher Raeburn's new fashion collection inspired by Mars and much more.
Designs for Different Futures explores the challenges and opportunities that humans may face in the years and centuries ahead.
'Simplicity as a design principle' exhibition uses historical as well as present-day design objects to highlight the fact that there are many facets to simplicity, with economic, functional and emotional components running alongside aesthetics.
Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design exhibition will feature the entire company history from the first half of the 19th century up to today.
New Old examines how innovation and design can reimagine how we live the later stages of our lives. Set against a backdrop of radical demographic change, the exhibition looks at how design can help people lead fuller, healthier and more rewarding lives into old age.