"Hello, my name is Paul Smith" at the Design Museum

Welcome to the world of Paul Smith.

From the 15th November 2013 to 22nd June 2014, London's 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.
 
Drawing on Paul's personal archive, from the company's beginnings in Nottingham to its international prominence today the "Hello, my name is Paul Smith" exhibition will explore how the designer's unique creative intuition 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.
 
"Hello, my name is Paul Smith", a book published by Rizzoli, has been released ahead of the exhibition and is available to buy online here. Produced in association with the Design Museum, the book offers a rich visual experience, illustrated throughout with hand-drawn designs, archival photographs and engaging essays, this colourful catalogue weaves together a compelling visual tale of Paul Smith's prestigious projects and creative processes.
 
An iPad app, also titled "Hello, my name is Paul Smith", is also available offering unprecedented access to Britain's foremost designer. A leader of international design trends Paul is renowned for his creative spirit, the app invites you to discover his universe, explore his inspirations and understand the method behind his magic.
 
From humble beginnings in a Paris hotel suite in 1976, the company now shows seasonally in London and Paris fashion weeks and includes fourteen different collections. As a result, and in spite of its scale, Paul Smith has retained something unique, a personal touch. The exhibition, book and iPad app all deliver rich insight into the world of Paul Smith.
 
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Tickets now available to purchase here.
 
A selection of "Hello, my name is Paul Smith" exhibition product is available to buy online here. 

Posted on 14th November 2013