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Design Culture Salon 12: Is innovation overrated and what is the role of design here?

Friday 12 Dec 2014 6:30-8:30pm Clore 55, British Galleries, V&A Museum Government think-tanks, policy wonks, business gurus, management book publishers and lots and lots of design commentators stress a need for innovation in order to ‘compete globally in these turbulent … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 11: How do fashion cycles and design culture interact?

Reflections on Design culture salon 12: How do fashion cycles and design culture interact? For those working in the field of design culture, the term ‘trend’ carries an awful lot of baggage. Specifically, for those interested in sustainability, the term … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 11: How do fashion cycles and design culture interact?

Friday 14 November 2014 6:30-8:30pm Clore 55, British Galleries, V&A Museum Fashion has featured very little in the conversations and debates generated in previous Design Culture Salons. This is surprising, given that the concepts of movement and mobility, central to … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 10: How is the Urban Mobile Cyclist Designed?

Debates about transportation, how we choose to move around in the city, have become increasingly tense and fraught of late. The question of how you get to work, particularly if it is by bike, is a loaded one, which can reveal a … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 10: How is the urban cyclist designed?

Design Culture Salon 10: How is the urban cyclist designed?​ Friday 10th October 2014 6:30-8:30pm Clore 55, British Galleries The way a society moves reveals much about the nature of its citizenship and what they deem to be important. Yet, not … Continue reading

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