The Museum as a Catalyst
Cultural institutions and ‘mission-led innovation’
Author: Justin McGuirk
Redefining the problems, reframing the questions
Ahead of the opening of the exhibition Design Researchers in Residence: Islands at the Design Museum later this month, we’re sharing a preview of the accompanying exhibition catalogue. The following
‘If we care about the planet, we should care about pigeons’
Ahead of the opening of the Design Researchers in Residence’ exhibition at the Design Museum in late-June, our coordinator Leilah Hirson-Comley caught up with resident James Peplow Powell.
Adapting Together, last week’s symposium organised by Future Observatory and ImaginationLancaster, set out to consider how designers can create and support participation in climate action.
Author: George Kafka
‘They transformed in front of us’
The Design Exchange Partnerships are fifteen AHRC-funded research projects integral to the Future Observatory programme. Each funded project brings researchers into collaboration with non-academic
Apply now: Low Carbon Housing
Future Observatory is recruiting a Research Lead to deliver a research project, Low Carbon Housing: How a museum can help drive sustainable mass housing in the UK, funded by the Arts and Humanities
Questions of Scale: Reflecting on our first symposium
“The first question any design researcher with an innovative idea encounters is, how do you scale that up?”