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MaMoMi is a social enterprise with objectives to enhance the experiences and expand the possibilities available to blind, visually impaired and those at risk of exclusion.
We facilitate the interpretation of art and design for blind and visually impaired creative enthusiasts.
Stranger By Design
A multisensory tour at the Design Museum
Join this Multisensory Tour for blind and partially sighted visitors to discover strange, unconventional and innovative approaches to design from the museum’s handling collection.
From the unique work of Philippe Starck to a cup for drinking in space, this session will focus on the design process behind a range of objects, asking how they unsettle everyday experiences and the expectations that we bring to the objects we use.
Please note that this tour is for blind and partially sighted visitors.
Date: Saturday 13th of July 2019
Time: 10.30 – 12.30
Booking: To book a place on this free tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the tour, your name and number of places required.
You can also call the Design Museum’s access team on +44 20 3862 5937 between 10 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
Image: The Juicy Salif designed by Philippe Starck, and made by Alessi. Image credit: Alessi
Tactile Maps, Kensington: More Than Just Wayfinding
Image credit: The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Image description: The robust three-dimensional tactile map features colour-coding, raised letters, symbols and braille. The raised letters and braille are depicted in grey colour, the park and open spaces are depicted in green colour, the buildings in purple, the roads in dark blue and bus stops are marked with round yellow symbols. The map is installed on specially designed lectern style stands.
Read more about the Tactile Maps, Kensington: More Than Just Wayfinding blog.
Dialogue Beyond Sight exhibition 2016
Museums Association Conference and Exhibition 2017
Image description: Andrew delivers the Beyond Sight workshop at the Museum Practice and Careers Hub Workshop, Manchester.
This was a presentation on the values of interpretation tools, at Museums Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Manchester Central Convention Centre on 16 and 17 November 2017.