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PROFILE

Dean Brown (1985) is a Scottish Designer based in London. He designs and makes objectsinstallations and interiors with a dedication to materiality and narrative. Key projects include a Porcelain Vase collection that celebrates the colouring process, a temperature inspired retail experience, a textile waterfall and a flat-pack Museum designed to travel.

In parallel to his own practice Dean has an active research profile as resident and senior consultant for Fabrica (2010-2014) and currently as a member of the Goldsmiths Interaction Research Studio (2017-). His work has been exhibited internationally at the Milan Furniture Fair, London Design Festival, the V&A, The Aram Gallery and Design Museum, London. For projects commissions and freelance work please feel free to get in touch.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

05.17 Mint, MetaCraft. Transit Vases. London, UK

05.17 Schloss Hollenegg for Design. Tree-ness. Graz, AT

09.16 LDF 2016, South East Makers Club. Transit Vases. London, UK

05.16 Schloss Hollenegg for Design. The Archive & The Rumpelkammer. Graz, AT

03.16 The Aram Gallery. Unread Messages. London, UK

11.15 The Aram Gallery. Prototypes and Experiments VIII. London, UK

10.15 PAD London. Sèvres. A Matter of Colour. London, UK

06.15 Galerie de Sèvres. A Matter of Colour. Paris, FR

05.15 Unikat. The 7 Lamps of Making, w/Fabrica. Graz, AT

09.14 Ace Hotel. Dilemma, w/Fabrica. London, UK

09.14 LDF 2015, Victoria & Albert Museum. The 7 Lamps of Making, w/Fabrica. London, UK

04.14 Milan Design Week. Hot & Cold, w/Fabrica. Milan, IT

09.13 LDF 2013. Shrines as part of “Visual Objects for the Home”. London, UK

04.12 Milan Design Week. Villa Nechi, Uplifting Carafes, Objet Colore & Préféré, w/Fabrica. IT 

03.12 Design Museum. Colors Magazine Exhibition, w/Colors Magazine. London, UK 

01.12 Design Museum Helsinki. Mobile Museum, w/Fabrica. FI 

07.11 Victoria & Albert Museum. Mobile Museum, w/Fabrica. London, UK 

04.11 Milan Design Week. Mobile Museum & Complementary Vase, w/Fabrica. Milan, IT 

05.10 Folk Art Museum. Down Side Up, w/Fabrica. New York, USA 

04.10 Milan Design Week. Sheildhall Lamp & Downside Up, w/Fabrica. IT

 

SELECTED TALKS

05.17 PechaKucha. Dundee Design Festival. Dundee. UK

10.15 Maker Assembly. Victoria & Albert Museum. London, UK

09.15 It's Nice That - Nicer Tuesdays. Protein. London, UK

09.14 Near Now Talks Series. Broadway. Nottingham, UK

09.14 British Council - Design Connections 10x10. LimeWharf Machines Room. London, UK