Design is a continually evolving subject. The Design Museum offers opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Enzo Mari

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli.

This major exhibition celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest Italian designers of the 20th century, Enzo Mari, whose designs have inspired generations of creatives around the world.

Grazie Enzo: Contemporary Responses to Enzo Mari

Accompanying the retrospective exhibition 'Enzo Mari Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli', this free display showcases the work of 14 London-based designers, studios and collectives whose practices share an affinity with Enzo Mari's.

Future Observatory

Discover a new display space dedicated to design research on the environmental crisis curated by Future Observatory, the museum’s national research programme for the green transition.

Design Ventura

Visit our Design Ventura display to discover the shortlisted and winning projects from our national schools' design competition created in partnership with Deutsche Bank’s youth programme Born to Be.

Design Researchers in Residence: Solar Display

This year's residents will respond to the theme of ‘Solar’, investigating ways in which design can influence our rapidly changing relationship with the heat and light of the sun. From 21 June, visit the free display to learn about a range of impactful new thinking that centres design in the green transition.

Designer Maker User

Designer Maker User is an introduction to the museum’s collection, looking at the development of modern design through these three interconnected roles. Free entry.

More Exhibitions

Future exhibitions

Discover what else is coming up.

Touring exhibitions

Some of our exhibitions tour to museums and galleries nationally and internationally.

Past exhibitions

Discover 25 years of the Design Museum exhibitions.