Designed to Win  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 18TH NOVEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
, 28 Shad Thames, Bankside, London SE1 2YD
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
10am-5.45pm
 
PRICES
£6-£10
 

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Designed to WinIt's no longer the case that an athlete can simply pull on a pair of trainers and see who runs the fastest or jump on a bike and pedal across the line first; these days it's as much about the equipment and technology as it is about the sports itself. Designed to Win will be exploring how science, technology and athletes working together in harmony can enable competitors to push the boundaries and reach limits never met before. The show will feature the notorious Speedo LZR swimsuit, with ultrasonically welded material, and the aid of a better flow of oxygen to the muscles this suit has resulted in swimming records being well and truly beaten. A further design at the event includes the Shimano Di-2 electronic bicycle, which allows cyclists to change gear electronically. This event will look at moments where technology and design has enabled for sport to progress and move to the next level; it will celebrate these innovative creations and with work by designers, photographers and artists will look into the performance, safety and materials.

 

About Design Museum

Located on the banks of the Thames, the Design Museum has two floors and showcases contemporary design in all forms, including fashion, graphic and architectural. There are two main galleries, and the collections trace the history of design developments, from the origins of mass production to contemporary works. More about Design Museum

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Designed to Win  Lotus type 108 Olympic Pursuit bike, 1992  

   
Designed to Win - Lotus type 108 Olympic Pursuit bike, 1992

Designed to Win Lotus type 108 Olympic Pursuit bike, 1992 


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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
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Canada Water Overground Station
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
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Guoman Tower, E1Q | 4 minutes from Designed to Win
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London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
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London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Designed to Win
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London > Shopping > Markets
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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KaseSwiss
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
104 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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Blueprint Café
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Designed to Win
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
34 Shad Thames, Butlers Wharf, SE1 | 1 minute from Designed to Win
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Bengal Clipper
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Shad Thames, Butler's Wharf, Tower Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from Designed to Win
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
 
 
 
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WPF Therapy
London > Education > Professional Training
23 Magdalen Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Designed to Win
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St Katherine's Health Club
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International House, 1 St Katherine\'s Way, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 4 minutes from Designed to Win
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General Osteopathic Council
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Designed to Win
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The Garrison Public House
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The Captain Kidd
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108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from Designed to Win
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All Bar One Butler's Wharf
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Spice Quay Heights, 32 Shad Thames, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Designed to Win
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street
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40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Designed to Win
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Hide Bar
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39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Designed to Win
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Shad Thames, Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Designed to Win
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Design Museum, Shad Thames, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Designed to Win
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Cycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionCycle RevolutionExamining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, clothing, accessories, equipment, film and photography. The last decade has seen a revolution in cycling, making it the biggest surge in the mode of transport since the Second World War. This surge has driven a raft of craftsma2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Sports
PRICING  Adult £13, student £9.75
DATES  18th November 2015 to 30th June 2016
VENUE  Design Museum 
Examining how cycling has changed the way we use the city, Cycle Revolution at the Design Museum brings together bicycles, clothing, accessories, equipment, film and photography. The last decade has seen a revolution in cycling, making it the biggest surge in the mode of transport since the Second World War. This surge has driven a raft of craftsma... More about this event
 
Cycle Culture TourCycle Culture TourTake a Cycle Culture tour with Artouride and discover some of the gems of London's design-led cycling scene. Inspired by the Cycle Revolution exhibition.2016-05-01T11:00:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Tool-Up DayTool-Up DayA day dedicated to fixers and innovators with short sessions on building and bike design.2016-05-07T12:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Stuart Haygarth: An Archive Of Mass ProductionStuart Haygarth: An Archive Of Mass ProductionMuseum Director Deyan Sudjic in conversation with artist and designer Stuart Haygarth about his new book Strand.2016-05-10T19:00:00+01002016-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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London School Of Architecture Show And Tell: Emerging ArchitectsLondon School Of Architecture Show And Tell: Emerging ArchitectsYoung architects discuss the profession in the 21st century.2016-05-19T19:00:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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Weekend PunkWeekend PunkA chance to learn how to make flyers, posters, fanzines and fashion with limited resources.2016-06-25T12:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Design Museum, 28  Shad Thames      SE1 2YD
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