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

Please note that the permanent collection display will be closed until further notice, with no bookings currently available.

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Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street

Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.

Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life

Meet one of the great furniture designers and architects of the twentieth century whose work was often overshadowed by her male peers, such as Le Corbusier and Jean Prouvé.

Ai-Da: Portrait of the Robot

Meet Ai-Da, a humanoid robot artist whose ‘self-portraits’ use artificial intelligence to open up questions about human identity and creativity.

Margaret Calvert: Woman at Work

Enjoy a free display marking the launch of Network Rail’s new customised typeface, Rail Alphabet 2, designed by the co-designer of the UK’s road signing system, Margaret Calvert.

Design Ventura 2020

Discover the shortlisted product ideas created by students aged 13-16 for the Design Museum’s national schools’ challenge, Design Ventura.

Designers in Residence Showcase

Visit the online Designers in Residence 2020 showcase to discover the designers' responses to the theme of Care.

Autonomous Morris

Enjoy a temporary sculptural installation by artist Zak Ové's as part of Kensington + Chelsea Art Week's 2021 Public Art Trail.

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Future exhibitions

Explore upcoming exhibitions at the Design Museum.

Touring exhibitions

The Design Museum's exhibitions tour to museums and galleries nationally and internationally.

Past exhibitions

Discover 25 years of the Design Museum exhibitions.