Future exhibitions and displays

Discover what's coming up in 2024.

From March, delve into the creations of one of the most significant Italian designers of the 20th century, Enzo Mari, with a career-spanning retrospective.

From July, celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Barbie® brand and explore the design evolution of one of the world’s most famous dolls.

From October, step into the world of director and creative force Tim Burton in a major exhibition, just in time for Halloween.

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Enzo Mari

Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist with Francesca Giacomelli

This major exhibition will celebrate 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.

Barbie®: The Exhibition

A major exhibition exploring the design evolution of one of the world’s most famous dolls: Barbie.

The World of Tim Burton

Delve into the fantastical world of Tim Burton in this major exhibition exploring his remarkable creations and key collaborations with designers.

The Ralph Saltzman Prize 2024

Discover more about the third year of our annual prize in partnership with the Saltzman Family Foundation celebrating emerging product designers in recognition of Ralph Saltzman’s design legacy. From February, visit the winner's display.

Design Ventura 2023–2024

From April, visit our Design Ventura display to discover the shortlisted and winning projects from our national schools' competition created in partnership with Deutsche Bank’s youth programme Born to Be to encourage students to develop product ideas and learn about the design process.

Design Researchers in Residence 2023/24: Solar

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 June, visit the free display to learn about a range of impactful new thinking that centres design in the green transition.