Designers in Residence is an annual programme run by the museum, which exhibits a group of emerging designers’ responses to a set brief. This year’s exhibition, which runs from September, is a response to the theme ‘thrift’.
Asif Khan, himself a designer in residence 2010, and founding partner of Pernilla and Asif, is designing both the Masterpiece space and the Designers in Residence exhibition at the Design Museum.
The Design Museum presence at Masterpiece London 2012 will bring together product and furniture work by Jade Folawiyo, Simon Hasan, Bethan Laura Wood, Alexena Cayless, Glithero, Giles Miller, Richard Sweeney, Freddie Yauner, Peter Marigold and Tomas Alonso in the Khan-designed space.
Masterpiece London 2012 runs from 28 June-4 July 2012 on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3