Get into Design: clothing with a difference

Fashion design with a difference was the focus of our latest Get into Design course for young people.  Working alongside designer Bethany Williams of ROOFLESS Clothing ten young Design Museum participants aged 12 -16 were set the challenge to create an outfit inspired by the work of the Vauxhall and Islington food banks. The central […]

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Your Studio – the New Further Education Offer

Last week Creative and Cultural Skills (CCSkills) launched ‘Pathways to Design’,  a major report looking at entry routes, skills needs and development opportunities for young people aged 16-25 to work in the design industry. I’m Miriam, Learning Manager for Schools, Colleges and Higher Education at the Design Museum.  Developing provision for young people in further education […]

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Welcoming group bookings – from phone to front door

With the 2013/14 academic year already nearing the end of its fourth week the Learning telephone has been ringing off the hook with group bookings to be scheduled for the forthcoming year. Whilst The Future is Here exhibition is in full swing (with the Digital Making Factory drawing crowds of interested innovators)  the Learning studio […]

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