Win £1,000 : National Furniture Design Competition

This new national competition is open to all students studying Furniture Design, Product Design, Architecture and Engineering.

This new national competition is open to all students studying Furniture Design, Product Design, Architecture and Engineering.

This new national competition is open to all students studying Furniture Design, Product Design, Architecture and Engineering.

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GORDON RUSSELL DESIGN MUSEUM PRIZE WINNING DESIGNERS 2017

Matthew Brown from Royal Leamington Spa College and Noah Morris from the Peter Sefton Furniture School are this year’s winners of  the Gordon Russell Design Museum Award for Innovation and Design.  Their prize winning designs are on display at the museum from 25th July to 14th August.  Matthew Brown and Noah Morris will be at the…..

Matthew Brown from Royal Leamington Spa College and Noah Morris from the Peter Sefton Furniture School are this year’s winners of  the Gordon Russell Design Museum Award for Innovation and Design.  Their prize winning designs are on display at the museum from 25th July to 14th August.  Matthew Brown and Noah Morris will be at the…..

Matthew Brown from Royal Leamington Spa College and Noah Morris from the Peter Sefton Furniture School are this year’s winners of  the Gordon Russell Design Museum Award for Innovation and Design.  Their prize winning designs are on display at the museum from 25th July to 14th August.  Matthew Brown and Noah Morris will be at the…..

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EARLY GORDON RUSSELL PIECE FOUND ON EBAY

Jean and Ray Leigh have kindly donated to the museum’s collection an early fire screen designed by Gordon Russell, a piece they discovered on eBay . The screen features a repousse decorative panel (repousse raised designs or lettering on metal and leather, very often a feature of arts and crafts work).   The frame, made…..

Jean and Ray Leigh have kindly donated to the museum’s collection an early fire screen designed by Gordon Russell, a piece they discovered on eBay . The screen features a repousse decorative panel (repousse raised designs or lettering on metal and leather, very often a feature of arts and crafts work).   The frame, made…..

Jean and Ray Leigh have kindly donated to the museum’s collection an early fire screen designed by Gordon Russell, a piece they discovered on eBay . The screen features a repousse decorative panel (repousse raised designs or lettering on metal and leather, very often a feature of arts and crafts work).   The frame, made…..

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Young Furniture Design award winner

Winner of the inaugural GRDM award to the most outstanding furniture student at Royal Leamington Spa College was presented to Philipp Stummer by GR Trustee and furniture designer in 2015.  The following year he won the Young Furniture Makers Design Award and the Blum Best in Show Prize, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company.  He has…..

Winner of the inaugural GRDM award to the most outstanding furniture student at Royal Leamington Spa College was presented to Philipp Stummer by GR Trustee and furniture designer in 2015.  The following year he won the Young Furniture Makers Design Award and the Blum Best in Show Prize, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company.  He has…..

Winner of the inaugural GRDM award to the most outstanding furniture student at Royal Leamington Spa College was presented to Philipp Stummer by GR Trustee and furniture designer in 2015.  The following year he won the Young Furniture Makers Design Award and the Blum Best in Show Prize, awarded by The Furniture Makers’ Company.  He has…..

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FRIENDS GROUP LAUNCHED

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

The evening of Friday 7th April saw the successful launch of the Friends of the Gordon Russell Design Museum.  Over a glass of wine (kindly supplied by Guy Warner of Budgens) the guests heard about Gordon Russell’s connection with the Lygon Arms (who had kindly provided the Torrington Room for this event).   Ray Leigh, former…..

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Welcome to our new Website

In April 2017 the Gordon Russell Design Museum launched an updated and improved website that will now work on tablets and mobile phones as well as computers.  A section for the new Friends Group, also launched in April, provides downloadable application and booking forms for outings.   This new site will also be linked to social…..

In April 2017 the Gordon Russell Design Museum launched an updated and improved website that will now work on tablets and mobile phones as well as computers.  A section for the new Friends Group, also launched in April, provides downloadable application and booking forms for outings.   This new site will also be linked to social…..

In April 2017 the Gordon Russell Design Museum launched an updated and improved website that will now work on tablets and mobile phones as well as computers.  A section for the new Friends Group, also launched in April, provides downloadable application and booking forms for outings.   This new site will also be linked to social…..

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VERITY ELSON APPOINTED MUSEUM MANAGER/CURATOR

The Trustees are pleased to announce that Verity Elson will take up the post of  Museum Manager/Curator in early April 2017.   She comes to us from Compton Verney where she has worked for the past four years as Curator and Exhibitions Manager.

The Trustees are pleased to announce that Verity Elson will take up the post of  Museum Manager/Curator in early April 2017.   She comes to us from Compton Verney where she has worked for the past four years as Curator and Exhibitions Manager.

The Trustees are pleased to announce that Verity Elson will take up the post of  Museum Manager/Curator in early April 2017.   She comes to us from Compton Verney where she has worked for the past four years as Curator and Exhibitions Manager.

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GRDM open for 2017 season

The Gordon Russell Design Museum has re-opened for the 2017 season. Opening times: 11am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday Ring 01386 854695 to arrange group visits

The Gordon Russell Design Museum has re-opened for the 2017 season. Opening times: 11am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday Ring 01386 854695 to arrange group visits

The Gordon Russell Design Museum has re-opened for the 2017 season. Opening times: 11am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday Ring 01386 854695 to arrange group visits

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Robert Welch: Early Years From a Cotswold Workshop

After Gordon Russell introduced Robert Welch to the Old Slik Mill in Chipping Campden in 1955 the young designer set up his studio and workshop in this important building with links to the Arts & Crafts Movement. Pioneers of accessible design the two designers championed affordable quality pieces for the home – many of which…..

After Gordon Russell introduced Robert Welch to the Old Slik Mill in Chipping Campden in 1955 the young designer set up his studio and workshop in this important building with links to the Arts & Crafts Movement. Pioneers of accessible design the two designers championed affordable quality pieces for the home – many of which…..

After Gordon Russell introduced Robert Welch to the Old Slik Mill in Chipping Campden in 1955 the young designer set up his studio and workshop in this important building with links to the Arts & Crafts Movement. Pioneers of accessible design the two designers championed affordable quality pieces for the home – many of which…..

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