'By Design' talks in partnership with Sir John Soane's Museum for 2019


Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 'By Design' talk series in partnership with Sir John Soane's Museum in which leading designers discuss an object that has inspired them in some way, and through it discuss and dissect their own design practice.

Will Gompertz, Arts Editor at the BBC, and Alice Rawsthorn, design writer and critic, will co-host the series exploring how design has impacted their lives of these internationally-renowned designers, framed around one item that has informed their careers.  

Es Devlin | 18 Feb | NEW TICKETS RELEASED >
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"The world of design can sometimes be perceived as rarified", explains Luke Irwin, "and for me the aim of these talks is to create discussions that makes great design accessible by inviting experts in their fields to explore the significance of an item we are all familiar with, or may even own."

The series reflects the power of objects - large or small, mundane or exceptional, aesthetic or utilitarian - to spark new ideas, and act as a spur for different forms of creativity.

Tickets are on sale now at Soane.org.

Tickets are on sale now for £30. 

Doors open at 6.30pm
Talk 7 – 8pm
Drinks reception 8 – 9pm

Spaced are limited (40 seats)


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