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The Future of Ageing

The Future of Ageing

The Design Museum and Design Age Institute present a new display exploring how design can help reimagine the future of ageing.

Great Exhibition Road Festival

Great Exhibition Road Festival

As part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival 18-19 June, join a panel to discuss designing for an ageing society.

Gardening workshops

Gardening workshops

This summer join designers and gardeners for five free workshops in the Dame Sylvia Crowe Garden, at the Design Museum.

Watch: Let’s Talk About Sex

Watch:  Let’s Talk About Sex

Watch our event on designing for your future sex life - sex, intimacy and pleasure as we age.

Watch: Patricia Moore x DAI

Watch: Patricia Moore x DAI

A special session of the Wisdom Hour exploring design, ageing and wisdom with Patricia Moore, one of the giants of design for healthy ageing.

Growing Together Garden

Growing Together Garden

Drop into the Design Museum on Saturday 7th May for the Growing Together Garden Open Day with design studio Public Works. 

Technology & Ageing

Technology & Ageing

Join us for the next session of Designing for Your Future Self on 24 May at the Design Museum to explore the impacts of emerging technologies for an ageing population.

Hamlyn Walker Challenge

Hamlyn Walker Challenge

A fantastic opportunity to redesign an everyday mobility aid and develop your design at world-leading design consultancy.

Applicant briefing session

Applicant briefing session

Watch the briefing session for applicants to our Pathfinder Projects and submit your application for up to 50k by 20 February.

Innovators in ageing

Innovators in ageing

Up to 50k available to fund services & products that can enable people to live longer, healthier and happier lives towards market.

Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

Join us at the Design Museum on 22 March as we discuss how we can design for our future sex lives, intimacy, and pleasure as we age.

Designing an inclusive bank

Designing an inclusive bank

In the next “The Wisdom Hour” at the Design Museum on 5 March, we will explore how we can design banking for the 100 year life.

Watch: No time to Waste

Watch:  No time to Waste

Watch our event on designing for a future in which the planet is rapidly heating up at the same time as populations are living longer.

Watch: A World for Everyone

Watch: A World for Everyone

Watch the launch of our 'Designing for Your Future Self' talks series at the Design Museum on 21 September 2021.

What is Wisdom?

What is Wisdom?

In October we launched The Wisdom Hour workshops at the Design Museum. Join our next session on 11 December.

Design.Agency

Design.Agency

Join Colum Lowe & George Lee on 9 Dec in conversation with one of the giants of design, Patricia Moore.

The Wisdom Hour

The Wisdom Hour

Join the “The Wisdom Hour” for a seasonal workshop session exploring the wisdom of giving and receiving gifts.

Longevity, climate & design

Longevity, climate & design

Explore a future in which the planet is heating up at the same time as populations are living longer.

An Old Blindspot

An Old Blindspot

Our Director Colum Lowe writes for the RSA blog on the ways in which ageism impacts all of us.