Design and Art Museums

The Poetry of Objects

As the famous German poet and philosopher Friedrich Schiller once said: art is the daughter of freedom. We think that design is the niece of art. Art as well as design have delivered exceptional pieces of work and countless exhibits are on display in various museums around the world.

By following the links to their websites, you can get a glimpse of what these museums have to offer, you can visit their online exhibitions and find out about important dates. Discover the world of art and design in a convenient and easy way.

iF online exhibition

Museums and exhibitions, awarded with an iF communication design award 2009


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The Design Museum is one of the world's leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.

Louvre, Paris

From its beginning as a royal fortress to the public institution we see today - the Louvre is the largest Musum of the world and has over 5 Mio visitors annually.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums.

Vitra Design Museum, Weil / Rhine

Today, the Vitra Design Museum is internationally active as a cultural institution that has made a major contribution to the research and popular dissemination of design. The Museum presents a broad spectrum of topics on design and culture, with a special emphasis on furniture and interior design.