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Exhibition

Design for Our Times

Design for Our Times celebrates innovation & experimentation in materials & making for the contemporary age, and amplifies the importance of creative thinking & invention.  

10 Dec - 13 Jun 2022

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Organised by:
V&A Dundee www.vam.ac.uk/dundee
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Location:
V & A Dundee
1
Riverside Esplanade
Dundee
DD1 4EZ
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Opening Times:
Mon10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu10:00am - 5:00pm
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed

Today we face many urgent issues caused by climate change - designers in Scotland are tackling these issues head-on.

Design for Our Times offers sustainable solutions to overconsumption and material waste through the innovative work of selected designers based in Scotland. It is presented by Design Exhibition Scotland, a pioneering initiative that celebrates and supports exceptional designers, fresh ideas and new possibilities.

Often it takes one individual with a great idea, plus tenacity and time, to create real change. The exhibition showcases researchers, creators and makers - all driven by a desire to make a difference: to question established norms, challenge the use of time-honoured materials and think anew about a product’s life cycle and impact on the planet.

Discover how designers are developing ingenious solutions, using unexpected materials in new ways - from biodegradable mycelium, to spent grain, to construction waste.

The show illuminates the design process - from incubating an initial idea, through the trials and errors of prototyping, towards production - and features a range of ideas and projects at different stages of development.

Come and join the discussion about designing a less wasteful, more sustainable world.

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