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21/01/2015

Visit Barcelona’s new design museum

 

Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes 37
08018 Barcelona
0034 – 932566800
www.museudeldisseny.cat/en 

You might have seen us at the last two editions at Eat Street and quite possibly at Encants market looking for vintage finds. We must admit, we’ve been over Glories more than often as of late. Museu del Disseny de Barcelona is a new reason to go, acting as a pinnacle to what is fast becoming a creative hub.

The building itself is quite bold, designed by David Mackay / MBM and is located beside Jean Nouvelle’s Agbar tower. Curated collections that resonate with the design history of Catalonia, from the third century to present day is showcased. The Disseny Hub draws features more than 70,000 items which have been taken from – the Decorative Arts Museum, Ceramics Museum, the Textile and Clothing Museum and the Graphic Arts Cabinet – and a research centre. Free entrance until January 31.

[…] palaces opposite of Picasso’s Museum on Montcada Street, in the Born neighbourhood where the DHUB once was. Both buildings have been adapted to cater to the needs f the new museum and we must say, […]

March 4th, 2015 at 10:27, posted by Barcelona's Museum of World Culture

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