The highly anticipated creation by Ron Arad Architects has been four years in construction. The building's sinuous ribbon facade of Corten weathering steel is alive, forming a blend of textural, spatial and optical experiences that seamlessly meld the principles of sculpture, architecture, design and art for the enjoyment of the public. A dialogue with visitors is fostered as they meander through the open-sky Upper Gallery or down the winding staircase from the lobby to the Lower Gallery.These will feature both contemporary and historical pieces from diverse design disciplines, including industrial, fashion, textiles and jewelry.
The Design Museum Holon building itself -all 3,700square meters of it-is the first exhibit the museum visitor encounters.More than just a box to house a collection, this fascinating structure encompasses juxtaposing gallery spaces, adesign lab and an archival collection. This 750 square meters spaces will showcase exhibitions developed by international design curators.