September 18, 2012

Design Museum time capsule.

Time capsules are cool. This is what the new Design Museum in London buried in theirs.

Buried in the foundations of the new building, here is the contents of the new Design Museum time capsule and who nominated each object:

Cecil Balmond

European Union Flag
One Euro Coin

2p Stamp
USB containing images of jazz and blues music album covers, including John Coltrane and Bing Crosby

Sir Paul Smith

Isle of Man, London 2012 Olympic Games Stamps designed by Paul Smith

Sir Terence Conran

iPhone 4S
Tin of Anchovies
A good bottle of 2012 Burgundy

Deyan Sudjic

London 2012 Olympic Torch designed by BarberOsgerby
Badoiiing game, 2012 winner of the museum’s Design Ventura competition for 13-16 year-old D&T students

Margaret Howell

Image of Battersea Power Station © Luke Hayes

Zaha Hadid

Model of the MAXXI museum in Rome
Book by Patrik Schumacher, The Autopoiesis of Architecture, Vol.1: A New Framework for Architecture

John Pawson

1949 Wish Bone Chair (miniature model) for Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen and Son

Kenneth Grange

Cylinder Line Coffee Pot designed by Arne Jacobsen

Marc Newson

Mini Lockheed Lounge

Thomas Heatherwick with Ingo Maurer

Standard light bulb

The Mayor for London

Artists Tube Maps

Image by Dominic French

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