Although the new Design Museum has been open for a little while, I have only just managed to visit.
Housed in the spectacularly remodeled Commonwealth Institute building on Kensington High Street, the museum is a testament to the commitment of Terence Conran to document and educate us about the design history of the everyday.
The current ‘pop up’ exhibition features makers and designers using the idea of the physical journey their product has taken in the course of its production.
Andrea de Chirico hairdryer.
Alix Bizet. Hair by hood project uses human hair to create garments.
I was also impressed by the sublime examples of 3D printing on display in the permanent gallery, some of which seemed too fragile to survive the gaze of the visiting public!