A pop-up exhibition exploring the design stories behind some of the most popular products in British high street history marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the first John Lewis store.
From washing machines to radios, clothes to kitchen utensils – how have innovations in commercial design played out on the shop floor? And what do the objects we choose to bring in to our homes tell us about the relationships that exist between designer, retailer and consumer?
Showcasing over 100 products, including current best sellers and historical pieces from the Design Museum's own collection, John Lewis: How We Live Today looks at the retailer's influence on the British shopping landscape across a century and a half of trading, and considers the design thinking behind some of the everyday items that shape our lives.
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