Host your event in London’s newest venue located on Kensington High Street with beautiful views over Holland Park. The stunningly refurbished 1960s building is the only public building designed by John Pawson, and features an incredible hyperbolic paraboloid roof.
The Design Museum features five beautiful spaces for hire: the Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery, the atrium, the Bakala Auditorium, the Chumsri and Luqman Lounge and the Ulm and Bauhaus Room.
The Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery is located on the second floor of the museum with views over Holland Park. It’s a versatile event space offering you the opportunity to host product launches, business meetings and conferences, receptions and banquets and pop-up exhibitions. This space also opens out onto the Designer Maker User exhibition.
The Helene and Johannes Huth Gallery features:
The Ulm & Bauhaus Room has a capacity of 40 (theatre style) and 30 (cabaret style) and is fitted with seating and a monitor for presentation requirements. Depending on how many guests you anticipate on hosting, the room can host coffee/tea/refreshment catering as well.
Designed by Universal Design Studio, and overlooking Holland Park, the Chumsri and Luqman Lounge complements John Pawson’s original brief for the Design Museum. The long and impressive room features a polished pewter bar, mirror clad walls, Barber Osgerby designed furniture and a unique collection of Philip Sayer photographs featuring 30 legendary designers.
With impressive views overlooking Holland Park, it is perfect for daytime drinks receptions and lunches. The lounge can accommodate 34 guests standing and 26 seated on one long table.
The atrium, the main entrance to the museum, provides a dramatic, triple height space with views of the stunning roof. For hire once the museum has closed to the public, the space is perfect for breakfasts, cocktail receptions, launches or award ceremonies.
The atrium features:
The Bakala auditorium is a 200-seat theatre style space with state-of-the-art AV facilities. It is the ideal space for screenings, conferences, product launches, lectures and award ceremonies.
The Bakala auditorium features:
Get in touch
For more information on hiring a space at the museum, contact the Events Team on 020 3862 5907 or complete the online contact form below.
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