Design Ventura is the museum's award winning design and enterprise project for students in years 9, 10 and 11, generously supported by Deutsche Bank.
The Design Ventura competition enables pupils to experience the design process and learn enterprise skills by working to a real-world brief to create a product to be manufactured and sold in the Design Museum Shop, problem solving and pitching ideas professionally. It also supports qualifications including GCSE Design and Technology, Business Studies and Enterprise education.
Find out more about Design Ventura and see images and films from the competition here.
To register your interest in taking part in Design Ventura 2014 please email
Design Ventura 2013
This year's winning product will be announced in February 2014
Design Ventura 2012
The winners of 2012's Ventura competition, Trinity School launched their product 'Pics Pins' in the Design Museum Shop in June 2103. See the list of shortlisted schools.
Design Ventura 2011
The 2011 winning team, Walworth Academy team's winning product, 'Badoiiing,' a cleverly designed, portable product taking inspiration from the traditional tiddlywinks and designed to encourage young teenagers to play as a group. 'Badoiiing' has also been adapted as a free online game.
Design Ventura 2010
On 27 January 2011 Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College in Lewisham were announced as Design Ventura competition winners with their elegant design 'Dove Bunting'.
Deutsche Bank has been proud to partner with the Design Museum since 2006. Deutsche’s support, both monetary and providing business mentors for schools, has encouraged a generation of young people to think about business and enterprise within a creative and exciting setting. Design Ventura is one of the flagship programmes within the Bank’s extensive Corporate Social Responsibility programme.
For more information about Design Ventura or Virtual Ventura please contact the Ventura Team:
T 020 7940 8768