Information for journalists, including press releases and contact details for the press office.
The Design Museum Press Office is staffed 09:30 – 18:00 Monday to Friday.
Media access and visits to the museum must be accredited and approved in advance by a member of the press team. All professional filming and photography at the museum must be arranged through the press office.
If you are a member of the media and would like information, images or to speak to a Design Museum expert please contact:
Jenny Stewart, Press & PR Manager
+44 (0)20 7940 8787
+44 (0)7885 467 181
Media releases with news about the Design Museum and its current and future exhibitions can be found below.
17 October 2014
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited the Design Museum’s Kensington site today (17 October 2014) to announce the extension of the VAT refund scheme for museum and galleries to the Design Museum.
29 October 2014 – 26 April 2015
From Elizabeth I to Margaret Thatcher, Coco Chanel to Lady Gaga, the clothes women wear have always been a powerful form of self-expression and part of a sophisticated visual language. Opening at the Design Museum this autumn, Women Fashion Power looks at how influential women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world.
10 September 2014 – 8 March 2015
Returning for a seventh year and bigger than ever before, Designers in Residence 2014 invites four up-and-coming designers to take over a gallery in the Design Museum and fill it with their most disruptive ideas.