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Talks and events

The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location in Kensington. Tickets now on sale for an inspiring programme of talks and events.

The Subjectivity of Colour

Is colour subjective? This talk brings together a panel of leading designers to discuss our approach to understanding and defining colour.

Parnham & the Matter of Making

Join an esteemed line-up of speakers including Richard Sennett, John Makepeace (OBE), Glenn Adamson and Catharine Rossi in a talk about the importance of making, design and the future of craftsmanship.

Breathing Colour BSL Tour

A British Sign Language Tour of the Design Museum’s current exhibition Breathing Colour, exploring the work of acclaimed Dutch designer Hella Jongerius.

Design and Play Multisensory Tour

Join the Design Museum for a multi-sensory tour of its permanent exhibition, Designer Maker User, followed by a workshop exploring the relationship between design and play.

Friend or Faux? Defining Authentic Design

Join the Design Museum and a panel of leading voices in the field of design in a talk exploring the importance of design heritage and the changing perception of ‘authenticity’ in today’s digital age.

London Design Festival 2017

The Design Museum will be taking part in this year’s London Design Festival which celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. Now in its fifteenth year, the Festival will be returning to venues and institutions across the city between the 16-24 September 2017.

Find out more about the programme of installations and talks happening around the museum.

Say What You Want!

Join renowned designer Anthony Burrill to create your own posters in this one day workshop exploring typography, creating effective slogans, and the potentials of colour.

10 Years of Designers in Residence

To mark 10 years of Designers in Residence, the museum is bringing together members of its prestigious alumni for one-off celebratory event during London Design Festival.

A talk by Hella Jongerius

On the occasion of her exhibition ‘Breathing Colour’, the designer Hella Jongerius discusses her work and extensive research into colour theory.

An Introduction to 3D Printing

In the past few years 3D printing has gone from being an expensive industrial tool to an accessible new technology. Learn how to create your own 3D printed object in this introductory course.

The Future of Health

Join the Design Museum to explore how smart technology is transforming healthcare and our relationship to the human body, in partnership with Imperial College London.

Communicating in a Post-Verbal World

How are Snapchat, Instagram and the emoji affecting the way we communicate? This talk investigates…

What is Freedom? Cultural Salon

What does it mean to be free? The event gives you the opportunity to discuss and explore freedom with cutting edge thinkers of our time: philosophers, designers, artists and scientists.

Design Museum x Equinox Yoga

In celebration of International Yoga Month, join the Design Museum for a 60 minute vinyasa yoga session with mindful movement and meditative breathwork set to a classical music backdrop in the inspiring museum atrium.

In Partnership with Equinox

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location in Kensington. The new address is 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG.

Get in touch

Please contact the Design Museum on +44 20 3862 5900 or the Bookings Office on +44 20 3862 5937 Monday to Friday (10:00 to 17:00). For enquiries outside of these hours, please submit an online enquiry.