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The Story of the Design Museum_Tom Wilson_9780714872537_Phaidon Press LtdSKU: 9780714872537 Supplier: Phaidon Press Ltd
Author: Tom Wilson
Format: Paperback | 152 pages
Dimensions: 160 x 220 x 15mm | 358.34g
Publication date: 23 Jan 2017
The essential guide to the story of London's acclaimed museum - from its origins in the 1980s to its pivotal move in 2016
London's Design Museum is entering an exciting period in its life as it prepares to move to the former Commonwealth Institute in Kensington. The Story of the Design Museum charts the story of the museum's life from its inception as the Boilerhouse Project to twenty-five years of groundbreaking exhibitions at Shad Thames. The book begins with a foreword by the founder of the Design Museum Sir Terence Conran, and concludes with an essay from the museum's architect, John Pawson, accompanied by stunning images of the iconic and newly renovated Commonwealth Institute Building, the museum's new home.