The Future is Here

Sep

14-22

2013

Exhibition

Want to know your additive manufacturing from your 3d printing, and find out how the 'new industrial revolution' will impact your life? Or just want to understand more about how the things around you are made? Then visit The Future is Here, in collaboration with the Technology Strategy Board.

The Future is Here explores how the boundaries between designer, manufacturer and consumer are becoming increasingly blurred. Significant changes in the way objects are made, the materials they are made of and the type of objects that people use have the potential to affect commerce, industry and the environment as profoundly as any past Industrial Revolution. See some of these manufacturing techniques demonstrated in The Future is Here Factory and find out how they will change the designed world around you.

If you want to know more about role of technology in current design practice book for Designer Night, 8pm, Friday 13 September 2013. Tickets are £17 (students £12 and members £8.50).

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the Design Museum

the Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design. Its work encompasses all elements of design, including fashion, product and graphic design.

Since it opened its doors in 1989 the museum has shaped our understanding of design of every kind. It has staged over 100 exhibitions, welcomed
over five million visitors and showcased the work of some of the world’s most celebrated designers and architects.

the Design Museum is now open in its new location on High Street Kensington. Leading architectural designer John Pawson converted the interior of the stunning, 1960s modernist building to create a new home for the museum with three times more space in which to show a wider range of exhibitions and significantly extend its learning programme.

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