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Talking Interiors with Ben Kelly: International Orange - When Attitudes Become Form

4 February 2015 | 6.30pm

Kensington, Lecture Theatre 1

Free, booking required.

Ben Kelly graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1974. He established Ben Kelly Design (BKD) in 1977, a leading Interior Design practice based in Borough Market, London. BKD’s groundbreaking projects range from exhibitions for the V&A, Design Museum, Crafts Council, Welcome Trust, British Council, and The Architecture Foundation, to the innovative London-based fitness club chain ‘Gymbox,’ and Factory Record’s ‘The Hacienda’ in Manchester, to permanent museum interiors for The Science Museum. In November 2007 Kelly was awarded the title ‘Royal Designer for Industry’ (RDI) and was on the RDI Executive Committee between 2010-11. He was Creative Director of The Architecture Foundation 2000-01 and was granted an Honorary Doctor of Design from Kingston University in 1998.  As an artist he has shown at The Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art (2010), The Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston and the Southbank Centre. 


Part of the 2014/15 Talking Interiors Lecture Series curated by the Interior Design programme.

Places are free but need to be booked in advance by emailing: interior-design@rca.ac.uk.

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