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Gallery Talk: Bethan Laura Wood

Join the designer Bethan Laura Wood on an exclusive after hours tour of the Design Museum exhibition ‘Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius’.

What to expect

Bethan Laura Wood is an award winning designer whose multidisciplinary practice is characterised by material investigation, artisan collaboration, and a passion for colour and detail.

Join Bethan on an exclusive after hours tour of the Design Museum exhibition ‘Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerious’. The designer will be discussing her own work in relation to the themes and ideas by the exhibition. After the tour, there will be an opportunity to explore the exhibition independently.

Why not stay on for dinner at Parabola? Guests who book an evening reservation after the talk are entitled to a free glass of champagne at the restaurant.

The event coincides with the Design Museum exhibition ‘Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius’.

Image credit | Particle 1 by Bethan Laura Wood. Photography by Luke Hayes

Image credit | Particle 1 by Bethan Laura Wood. Photography by Luke Hayes

Image credit | Partcal board illustration, Bethan Laura Wood

Image credit | Angus Mills Pin Up, Bethan Laura Wood

Image credit | Franny Tory Burch ®markcocksedge

Image credit | Rock Master, Bethan Laura Wood

Image credit | Rock Landscape, Bethan Laura Wood

Image credit | Largo Verde, Bethan Laura Wood

Image credit | Photography by Luke Hayes

Image credit | Photography by Luke Hayes

Image credit | Photography by Luke Hayes

Image credit | Photography by Luke Hayes

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Booking information

Adult £30, student/ concession/members £22.50.

Ticket includes exhibition entry

Speaker

Bethan Laura Wood

Bethan Laura Wood obtained a MA in Design Products at the Royal College of Art, under the tuition of Jurgen Bey and Martino Gamper. Since graduating in 2009, Bethan has built a multidisciplinary practice characterised by material investigation, artisan collaboration, and a passion for colour and detail.

She was previously a Designer in Residence at the Design Museum. Her work has been exhibited at The V&A Museum of Childhood, Swiss Institute New York, Daelim Museum and MOT, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. She currently teaches on the MA in Luxury at ECAL, Switzerland. In 2016 Bethan was awarded the Swarovski Emerging Talent Award.

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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.