California Dreaming

The Design Museum in London currently has an exhibition on about California Design in its new home on Kensington High Street. ‘California: Designing Freedom’ explores the California cool phenomenon, from the 1960s hippies to Facebook, and everything inbetween, that has led to such pioneering designs and lifestyles.

A well as the exhibition, you can listen to podcasts from the curator, exploring 10 items in the exhibition, or attend a talk on a related subject.

Aldgate library has put together a display of some of our California related books, so come and find your Californian inspiration!

image copyright London Metropolitan University

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London Festival of Architecture

London Festival of Architecture is on throughout June, with hundreds of events and exhibitions on throughout the city, under the theme of ‘memory’. The Cass will be involved with several events, including  ‘Graffiti, Memory and the City’, a panel discussion and presentation exploring graffiti in London on June 26th, and of course, the Cass Summer Show (see previous post).

Aldate library has put together a selection of architecture books, and also graffiti books from our collection to coincide.

image copyright London Met

 

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