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15 Instagrams of London's snazzy new Design Museum

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It's the work of John Pawson and OMA

John Pawson, the minimalist British architectural designer, teamed up with OMA on the new home of the Design Museum in London, transforming the former Commonwealth Institute building in the city’s South Kensington neighborhood.

The conversion of the 1960s building triples the space of the museum’s previous location in East London in Shad Thames, offering nearly 10,000 square meters, or about 107,000 square feet, of gallery space across several levels.

Although the museum officially opens to the public next week, here’s a sneak peek at the sleek renovation of the 1960s building through the eyes of Instagram during pre-opening events. Stay tuned for a more in depth look at that dramatic ceiling—and all the rest of it—posting soon.

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#designmuseum #london #fall #architecture #gold #oma #pawson #newdesignmuseum

A photo posted by Gili Merin (@gilimerin) on

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The Design Museum opens at its new home in Kensington #london #photography #design #designmuseum

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Swooper-duper ceiling in the old Commonwealth Institute / new @designmuseum

A photo posted by Olly Wainwright (@ollywainwright) on

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That roof though. Oof. #nofilter #newdesignmuseum

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#design #designmuseum #newdesignmuseum #sneakpeak

A video posted by nathalie hambro (@nathaliehambro) on

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