Exhibition Gallery 2

Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 In-Depth

In this collection of interviews and blog features, the Design Museum speaks to some of the designers featured in the Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition about their design stories, challenges and aspirations.


A time-honoured teapot | The Brown Betty

In this special blog feature, ceramicist Ian McIntyre talks about the social practices of tea-drinking in Britain, the design history of the Brown Betty and how he re-engineered this classic teapot.

Q&A with Paul Cocksedge

To mark this year’s Beazley Designs of the Year, the Design Museum speaks to Paul Cocksedge about how his furniture series captured a moment in time and a story that could have easily been erased by bulldozers.

Q&A with Erdem Moralıoğlu

The Design Museum speaks to celebrated fashion designer, Erdem Moralıoğlu, about his ethereal ballet costumes, which were reduced to pure romance for Christopher Wheeldon’s production of Corybantic Games.

Q&A with David Sheldon-Hicks, founder of Territory Studio

The Design Museum speaks to David Sheldon-Hicks, the founder of Territory Studio, which created the graphic interface for the future-defining film, Blade Runner 2049.

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

Discover this year’s top picks of some of the most innovative and thought-provoking designs from the past 12 months – across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.

Background image | Ian McIntyre, Brown Betty development, image by Angela Moore LR