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The latest content and news from the Barbican. Book tickets at barbican.org.uk

Design

Meet the artists, creatives and makers behind our design-led gifts and product ranges available in the Barbican Shop, reflecting our artistic programme and the dynamic architecture of the Barbican.

Designer Profile: Laurie Maun

Celebrating colour and texture in beautiful, handmade products, we meet our latest Maker, textile designer Laurie Maun.
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Illustrating Science Fiction

We teamed up with Wrap magazine to commission a series a illustrations exploring science fiction for 'Into the Unknown'
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Barbican Meets: Sophie Clements

We spoke with artist Sophie Clements about her new commission in the Barbican Foyers, 'Shall I This Time Hold You'?
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Designer Profile: Kate Trouw

'I’m interested in the combination of control and chance' - our new Barbican Maker, Kate Trouw introduces her new range
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Designer Profile: Anna Beam

'It’s the personal projects you do that will make people take notice' - we meet our first Barbican Maker
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Designer Profile: Adam Blencowe

Giving new meaning to 'a brutal defeat' in a game of chess, we meet designer of the Barbican Chess Set, Adam Blencowe
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Designer Profile: James Brown

'To me a musician is like a magician, I really don’t understand how they do it' - we meet printmaker James Brown
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Designing Cheap Thrills

Putting style into trash, we meet Verity Slade, the illustrator behind our vibrant and vulgar Cheap Thrills campaign
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Designer Profile: Lindsey Lang

'The balconies of the tower have a lovely rhythm and repetition...' designer Lindsey Lang shares her inspirations
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Designing a New Barbican Shop

We talk to architects AHMM about returning to the Barbican's public spaces as work on our new shop begins in our Foyers.
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Designer Profile: Daniel Clarke

'I've had a fascination with architecture for a long time now, it comes from my childhood passion for skateboarding'
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Designer Profile: Kate Farley

'I enjoy the challenge of communicating information within a pattern' - we visit printmaker, Kate Farley's studio
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Meet the Barbican: Margaux Soland

'You should always aim to shake things up and introduce new ideas' - we meet our retail buyer, Margaux Soland
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