Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum | ITSLIQUID

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum

Architecture, Design | November 4, 2016 |

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum 

Fear and Love, the opening exhibition at the Design Museum in Kensington, presents eleven installations by some of the most innovative and thoughtprovoking designers and architects working today. These newly commissioned works explore a spectrum of issues that define our time, including networked sexuality, sentient robots, slow fashion and settled nomads.

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

The exhibition shows how design is deeply connected not just to commerce and culture but to urgent underlying issues – issues that inspire fear and love. This is a multidisciplinary and global exhibition that aims to capture the mood of the present and establish the Design Museum as the home of design debate.  

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

‘When the Design Museum opened in 1989, the first exhibition, Commerce and Culture, was about the value of industrial products. Three decades later, we now take that value for granted. Fear and Love goes further, and proposes that design is implicated in wider issues that reflect the state of the world. By inviting these designers to create installations with such an open brief, the museum presents itself as a laboratory of ideas, and a place for absorbing how the world is changing,’ said Justin McGuirk, Chief Curator at the Design Museum.  

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum Image courtesy of Design Museum

 

Design Museum, London
From November 24, 2016 to April 23, 2017

 

more. design.museum

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


Ucon Acrobatics

Fashion | January 22, 2021

Quality, innovation, creativity, fair conditions; in early summer 2001 Ucon Acrobatics launched their first collection with these guiding principles. Together with talented artists and the design community around them, they build a creative and healthy environment for the brand. So, they took an old cow stable and transformed it into their studio in Berlin-Friedrichshain; the perfect location, since art, contemporary design, architecture and fashion have been happily living together in this district for a long time. Read more


It’s logic

Design | January 11, 2021

It's logic is a young Spanish company that combines design and environmental commitment to create physical and digital products that help to have a more responsible lifestyle with the planet. At the end of 2018, the founders (Laura and Guillermo) made the decision to create a company capable of having a positive impact on the world thanks to the sale of the product. Read more


Panzera

Fashion | January 9, 2021

PANZERA was established in 2009 by two Australian passionate watch enthusiasts. They were inspired to create new and exciting watches that incorporated some of their favourite attributes and quality elements found in classic and contemporary timepieces. Originally these watches were only created for themselves and close friends to wear and enjoy. Read more


Business Bay by Jacobs

Architecture | January 6, 2021

When Dubai Properties decided to create a globally recognized center of commerce in an underused area of Dubai - one that could stand out against the region's rocketing skyline of mega developments - they partnered with Jacobs for help. Together, we created exciting, innovative and practical solutions to complex planning challenges and development opportunities, securing Business Bay's standing as a visionary city center and leading financial capital of the world. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!