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Museu del Disseny Barcelona

The new Design Museum in Barcelona will be one of the venues at ATypI 2014.

Museu del Disseny Barcelona

Museu del Disseny Barcelona is the new museum of the city dedicated to the world of arts and design which is located at the Disseny Hub Barcelona building. The Museum holds a total of 70,000 pieces from the collections of decorative arts, textiles and clothing, ceramics and graphic arts.

It is the new museum of the city dedicated to the world of arts and design which is located at the Disseny Hub Barcelona building. The Museum holds a total of 70,000 pieces from the collections of decorative arts, textiles and clothing, ceramics and graphic arts. The Museum will explore the evolution of the decorative arts towards the so-called auteur arts (ceramics, enamels, contemporary jewelry...) and towards designa field in which Barcelona has long been a leading Player – exploring the role these are likely to play in future developments. At the same time, the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona seeks to support research and investigation with the Documentation Center, an archive containing more than 22,000 documents whose activities will be launched in April this year.

The Museum of Design in Barcelona will open its doors to the public in December 2014 and will start with five exhibitions produced in-house in order to showcase the vast catalogue of objects conserved at this new centre.

More information:
museudeldisseny@bcn.cat
www.museudeldisseny.cat