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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.

What to expect

Hella Jongerius is world-renowned designer. Her work combines the traditional with the contemporary, the newest technologies with age-old craft techniques. She aims to create products with individual character by including craft elements in the industrial production process.

In this talk, Hella Jongerius will be discussing her work in relation to ‘Breathing Colour’; an installation-based exhibition at the Design Museum that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves.

Through a series of phenomenological studies and experiences, the exhibition at the Design Museum questions one of the most elemental aspects of design, colour.

Image credit | Courtesy of Hella Jongerius

Image credit | Courtesy of Hella Jongerius

Image credit | Courtesy of Hella Jongerius

Image credit | Morning, courtesy of Hella Jongerius

Image credit | Courtesy of Hella Jongerius

Image credit | Noon, courtesy of Hella Jongerius

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Booking information

Adult £10, student/ concession £7.50, Members £9

About Hella Jongerius

Hella Jongerius work combines the traditional with the contemporary, the newest technologies with age-old craft techniques. She aims to create products with individual character by including craft elements in the industrial production process.

Many of Jongerius’ products can be found in the permanent collections of well-known museums, including MoMA, New York, and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam.

Related exhibition

Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour

Drawing on years of research, designer Hella Jongerius presents an installation-based exhibition that take a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections.

Background image | Courtesy of Hella Jongerius