Deyan Sudjic, Harriet Harriss and Nina Hertig talked to Dezeen's editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the connections and contrasts between the Bauhaus and Danish design in this talk filmed by Dezeen at the Design Museum in London. More
Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic, curator Glenn Adamson, architect Farshid Moussavi and Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs reflect on the difficulty of predicting the impact of design, in this movie produced by Dezeen for Beazley Designs of the Year. More
Competition: Dezeen has partnered with publisher Particular Books to give away three copies of B is for Bauhaus – a "personal dictionary of design" by Deyan Sudjic, director of London's Design Museum.
News: leading figures from London's design institutions have warned that new immigration rules which make it harder for international students to stay in the UK after graduation could be a "disaster" for the city. More
Dezeen Wire: the director of London's Design Museum Deyan Sudjic claims the museum's new home at the former Commonwealth Institute will offer a platform for future designers and that Britain can regain its reputation as creative power, "provided we go on investing in design" – The Guardian
Sudjic describes the Design Museum's original incarnation at the Victoria & Albert museum as "a little like an upmarket squatter in the V&A basement," but suggests that "contemporary design is now firmly on the cultural agenda." He claims that Britain must support design education in order to stay ahead of emerging economies, adding that "design is a way to create or safeguard jobs."
James Dyson also recently wrote an article on the importance of design to the British economy and we previously reported on the Design Museum's current building being up for sale.
Dezeen podcasts: continuing our series of podcasts for the Design Museum, museum director Deyan Sudjic talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about Design Cities, an exhibition he has curated and which has just opened at the museum. More
The exhibition Richard Rogers + Architects opened at the Design Museum in London last night, and Dezeen was there to record a conversation between Rogers (above), Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic (below) and exhibition designer Ab Rogers. More