Museum as a hybrid form of communication was one of the ideas bouncing through a discussion on the eve of the London Design Festival
Entitled How Design is Communicated, the exchange elicited a comparison of museums to journalism, since both involve asking questions and telling stories. But the pace of assembling collections cannot compare to lightning-quick news cycles. Should museums move faster, or can a multi-speed approach be used to handle varying circumstances? Held at a Molteni&C store, the meeting celebrated the company’s new collection featuring Vincent Van Duysen’s understated furniture and kitchen designs.