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DesignLab Nation designer: Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

DesignLab Nation designer, Blackburn museum and art gallery

  • 15th November 2017
  • Part time
  • Paid (£20k-25k pro rata)
  • Rebecca Johnson

We are looking for an innovative designer/s to lead these exciting design projects with Secondary school student as part of the V&A led DesignLab Nation Working with Blackburn Museum and art gallery, this designer/s will to work with students on design projects focussing on the theme of Textile and print Design, tying into Blackburn’s textile manufacturing industrial heritage.

Each school project will comprise of 4 creative full day workshops including sessions at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, sessions in the school and a visit to the V&A in London and planning time. Students and teachers will also be encouraged to work on project work between sessions.

We are looking for a practicing designer

  • who is passionate about design and the local textile manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in leading creative workshops
  • is able to make links between their own design practice and the collection at Blackburn Museum (
  • Organised, and able to project plan and schedule accordingly

We are looking for 1 designer to work with 3 schools or 3 individual designers to work with each school

Fee for each school is £1400 including   4 days delivery and  3 days planning

Programme to take place between January and July 2018

For more information and a full brief please email

Application deadline 15th November 2017