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In the MakingIn an exhibition guest curated by Ed Barber and Jay Osgerby (the duo behind the London 2012 Olympic torch, the 'Tab' lamp and the 'Tip Ton' chair), the Design Museum looks at how familiar objects are made. Products are caught mid-manufacture, their unfinished forms held up as things of beauty in their own right. The pair say that such an in-depth appreciation of the manufacturing process often inspires their own work.

 

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In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street. The Grade II* listed building has been transformed by a design team led by John Pawson to include the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning, 202-seat Bakala Auditorium and a dedicated gallery to display its permanent collection, accessible free of charge. More about Design Museum

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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  24% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 5 minutes from In the Making
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  22% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 5 minutes from In the Making
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  25% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 6 minutes from In the Making
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 3rd June 2017
In the Making, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as In the Making
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Imagine Moscow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 4th June 2017 - 10am-6pm
In the Making, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as In the Making
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 15th October 2017
In the Making, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as In the Making
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 11 minutes from In the Making
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from In the Making
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from In the Making
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | Same location as In the Making
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from In the Making
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from In the Making
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from In the Making
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3 minutes from In the Making
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from In the Making
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Parabola
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as In the Making
On the first floor of the Design Museum , Parabola offers seasonal dishes by day, ... More
 
 
 
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Princess Victoria, Kensington
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from In the Making
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Earl's Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from In the Making
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from In the Making
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from In the Making
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 17 minutes from In the Making
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 5 minutes from In the Making
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from In the Making
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from In the Making
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
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23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from In the Making
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
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54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from In the Making
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Devonshire Arms W8
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37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from In the Making
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from In the Making
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
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180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 7 minutes from In the Making
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 10 minutes from In the Making
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from In the Making
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from In the Making
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 11 minutes from In the Making
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 

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Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, RevolutionImagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, RevolutionImagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, RevolutionKicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through a series of rarely seen materials, from large-scale architectural drawings to propaganda from the period, the exhibition shows Moscow as it was imagined by a bold ne2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
DATES  15th March to 3rd June 2017
VENUE  Design Museum 
Kicking off the first whole year at the Design Museum's new Kensington home, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Through a series of rarely seen materials, from large-scale architectural drawings to propaganda from the period, the exhibition shows Moscow as it was imagined by a bold ne... More about this event
 
Imagine MoscowImagine MoscowMarking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, bold architectural works and design from the 1920s and early 1930s explore a generation and cultural moment.2017-05-25T10:00:00+01002017-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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CaliforniaCaliforniaCaliforniaA landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD to iPhones, the ambitious project presents the idea that California has pioneered many tools of personal liberation. Starting in the 1960s, it charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture through pol2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002017-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
DATES  24th May to 15th October 2017
VENUE  Design Museum 
A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD to iPhones, the ambitious project presents the idea that California has pioneered many tools of personal liberation. Starting in the 1960s, it charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture through pol... More about this event
 
California: Designing FreedomCalifornia: Designing FreedomPicking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture.2017-05-25T10:00:00+01002017-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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California: Designing Freedom
Hella Jongerius: Breathing ColourHella Jongerius: Breathing ColourHella Jongerius: Breathing ColourDesigner Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. Through a series of phenomenological studies and experiences, it questions whether we appreciate how colour shapes what we see 2017-06-28T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  28th June to 24th September 2017
VENUE  Design Museum 
Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores how colour behaves and looks into shapes, materials, shadows and reflections. Through a series of phenomenological studies and experiences, it questions whether we appreciate how colour shapes what we see ... More about this event
 
Breathing Colour: Hella JongeriusBreathing Colour: Hella JongeriusAn installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections.2017-06-28T00:00:00+01002017-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 224-238  Kensington High Street      W8 6AG
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