15 November 2013 – 22 June 2014
The Design Museum invites you into the world of fashion designer Paul Smith, a world of creation, inspiration, collaboration, wit and beauty. Looking to the future as well as celebrating his career to date, the exhibition will reference Paul Smith’s influences and fashion designs, charting the rise of one of the world’s leading fashion brands.
Looking at the impressive scale of its global operation today, the exhibition will draw on Paul Smith’s personal archive, from the company’s beginnings in Nottingham to its international prominence today. The exhibition will explore how Paul Smith’s intuitive take on design, together with an understanding of the roles of designer and retailer, have laid the foundations for the company’s lasting success and offer a unique insight into the magnificent mind of Paul Smith.