Bloomberg Connects App Design Museum Guide

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Enrich your visit, onsite or anywhere in the world, with the Design Museum’s new audio-visual guide hosted on the free Bloomberg Connects app.

What to expect

Discover the fascinating stories behind the Design Museum’s exhibitions, delve into the museum’s unique history and the legacy of founder, Sir Terence Conran, hear from world-renowned designers including Stella McCartney and Sir David Adjaye in conversation with Design Museum Director, Tim Marlow and up-skill yourself with a series of inspiring workshops.

Join the exhibition trail of Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street and don’t forget to keep a look out for 15 golden ticket items carefully selected by the curators just for you.

Put on your headphones and enjoy a 25-minute audio tour of ten key highlights from the exhibition, Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life. Hear from the Design Museum’s Director, Tim Marlow, Chief Curator, Justin McGuirk, Assistant Curator, Esme Hawes and Head of Learning, Fiona MacDonald, as they guide you around the space. Listen out for some special guests along the way, including renowned designers Roksanda Ilincic and Faye Toogood and discover how Perriand inspired their practice.

Look out for the Bloomberg Connects mobile icons and item numbers next to selected artworks to discover more about them on the app. You can also browse each room in the gallery via the interactive map.

Download the guide

The app is available to download on the App Store and Google Play either before your visit or via the Design Museum’s free Wi-Fi, allowing for a safe, contact-free visit. Staff members are happy to assist you with this. Please remember to bring your headphones on your visit to use the audio guide.

Bloomberg Connects App

The Bloomberg Connects app is a free digital guide to cultural organisations around the world that makes it easy to access and engage with arts and culture from mobile devices, anytime, anywhere. The app offers the ability to learn about current exhibitions at a portfolio of participating cultural partners through dynamic content tailored to each organisation. Participating collections include botanical gardens, performance venues, outdoor sculpture parks, and world class museums.

Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street

Step up and discover the footwear phenomenon that has challenged performance design, inspired new subcultures and shaken the world of fashion.

Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life

Meet one of the great furniture designers and architects of the twentieth century whose work was often overshadowed by her male peers, such as Le Corbusier and Jean Prouvé.