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Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924 - Today

Discover the dreamlike relationship between Surrealism and design.


Step out from behind your screen and experience the world of ASMR in a shared space.

Ai Weiwei: Making Sense

Ai Weiwei's first exhibition focusing on design.

Yinka Ilori

Dive into the colourful world of artist/designer Yinka Ilori through installations, patterns and graphics for a joyful and playful experience.

The Offbeat Sari

Celebrating the contemporary sari.


Chart how skateboards have evolved from the 1950s to now.

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Student Membership

Student Membership

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support the future of design

Ardagh Young Creatives

A vibrant programme for 14 – 16 year olds to explore, experiment and create a better future together.

Design Ventura

Design Ventura

Bringing the business of design to life with Deutsche Bank, students answer a live brief to design a new product for the Design Museum Shop.

Future Observatory

Future Observatory

A new national programme of research, debate and training that will show how design can drive Britain's future prosperity.

Entrepreneurs Hub

Entrepreneurs Hub

An 8-week programme that offers 15 emerging designer entrepreneurs mentoring, business advice and exposure to industry leaders to help turn their ideas into viable, sustainable businesses.



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