The Design Museum is once again part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA 2015) – a celebration of architectural experimentation, thinking and practice, which takes place across the city throughout June 2015. Covet Lounge has gathered some information about this top luxury design event you cannot miss!
The LFA theme for 2015 is ‘Work in Progress’, and the festival has selected Ireland as its first Focus Country. As part of Irish Design 2015, a year-long international celebration of Irish Design, Ireland have created a program for LFA that includes workshops and events across the city, including an instalment of ‘New Horizon’, a year-long initiative backed by the Irish government exploring, promoting and celebrating Irish design.
The Design Museum is building the world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design, its work encompasses all elements of design, including fashion, product and graphic design. Since it opened its doors in 1989 the museum has displayed everything from an AK-47 to the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress.
It has staged over 100 exhibitions, welcomed over five million visitors and showcased the work of some of the world’s most celebrated designers including Paul Smith, Zaha Hadid, Jonathan Ive, Miuccia Prada, Frank Gehry, Eileen Gray and Dieter Rams.