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Barcelona often and deservedly called the city of design. Here you can get a quality education in this area, opened many companies, are engaged in design,, simply take a stroll around Barcelona, to note, and thought how good urban design of the city. All, from bench, tiles pavement, Lantern, ending with parking for bicycles, made with a design approach. City, despite the abundance of old buildings and centuries-old history, It looks bright, fresh and modern.

Recently in Barcelona opened its doors Design Museum. It is an ultra-modern building in the area of ​​Glories, built based on energy savings, there are two levels - a huge underground space and the part, that is visible from the street. It collected more 70.000 exhibits. The main concept of the museum is based on the slogan "From decorative arts to design", This is museum, dedicated to the culture of the XXI century objects, often studied here everyday objects surrounding environment, their design, story, manufacturing process, use and dissemination, as well as their aesthetic and functional fitness.

The museum exhibits a plurality of interior items, tissues, typographical product, clothing. On the second floor of the museum is a permanent exhibition, which displays a collection of decorative and applied arts and crafts Copyright (III-XX centuries). This exhibition offers a chronological path from III to the twentieth century, various collections of ceramics, textiles, furniture, glass, miniatures, watches and other decor items.

On the third floor is another permanent exhibition, dedicated to the history of clothing, since orders 1550 year and up to the present day. It is about, how for centuries clothing affects the human silhouette, pulling, lengthening, or reducing the opening parts of the body.

The fourth floor of the museum will attract graphic designers. Here, an exhibition, brought together a large collection of the late nineteenth century to the present, studies the history of graphic design and the evolution of the now so fashionable profession. This exhibition is constantly updated with new exhibits, thanks to donations from various individuals and organizations.

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Address: Plaza de las Glories, 37
Metro station: Glories
Phone: +34 93 256 68 00
Working hours: The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 20-00. Free museum is open on Sundays from 15-00 to 20-00 and all day every first Sunday of the month
entrance fee: 6 €. €

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Barcelona Museum of Design
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