Useful + Beautiful: Contemporary Design for the Home

The Geffrye Museum of the Home

29 April – 25 August 2014

£2.50 with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

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Examples of contemporary home design by both well-established industry figures and emerging talent.

Domestic products including furniture, wallpaper, textiles, lighting and garden objects make up this display which celebrates one of the museum's original purposes - to inspire the local design industry. It comes as the Geffrye Museum, which showcases 400 years of urban middle-class interiors, marks its centenary year.

As well as highlighting makers from Hackney and London, the exhibition also features work by leading national and international designers.

Venue information

Opening times

The museum is closed to the public for a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in winter 2019.
During closure, the restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.

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