Inside the 'Cars: Accelerating the Modern World' exhibition

Produced as part of Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

Ran from 23 November 2019 to 19 April 2020

More about this Exhibition

How has the design of the car shaped the world as we know it?

Join Brendan Cormier, curator of 'Cars: Accelerating the Modern World', as he tells us how the exhibition was developed, whilst revealing key objects and the stories behind them. From a historic desire for speed, to mass manufacturing and the impact of so many cars on the roads today, find out what valuable lessons the car holds for the wider world of design.

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See some of the objects featured in this talk:

Exhibition objects

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