The Design Museum, which recently reopened in its new home on Kensington High Street, has confirmed details of its 2017 exhibition programme. 

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Gustav Klutsis, Photomontage, lithography on paper, 1924. Ne Boltai! Collection. 

This new exhibition programme will open with Imagine Moscow; Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution. From the 15th March until the 3rd June, the museum will examine Moscow as it was imagined by a new generation of architects, marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution.

Imagine Moscow will feature large-scale architectural drawings alongside artwork, propaganda and publications from the period.

Following this exhibition, the museum will present Californiaa new display which focuses on the state’s current global reach, beginning in the 1960’s. Running from the 24th May until the 15th October, the exhibition will chart the state’s journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley’s tech culture.

Featuring a number of political posters, personal computers and self-driving cars, California will look beyond the hardware to explore how user interface designers in the Bay Area are shaping some of our most common daily experiences and how at heart we are all Californians.

The final exhibition to be confirmed in the 2017 programme is Hella Jongerius: Breathing ColourExploring our relationship with colour, this display is a  installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections, which draws upon  years of research.

For more information about the 2017 programme, visit: http://designmuseum.org/

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