In a career spanning over 40 years, Paul Smith has become one of Britain’s foremost designers. The Paul Smith brand is known for an unmistakable classic Englishness augmented with a colourful ‘twist’.
This exhibition explores how Paul Smith’s unique and intuitive take on design, coupled with an understanding of the importance between designer and retailer, have laid the foundations for the company’s lasting success. It charts the company’s development from Paul’s first shop in Nottingham to its now global scale.
The exhibition, which has broken visitor attendance records in both London and Belgium, is presented through the different stages of design and production behind a catwalk collection, offering great insight into Paul’s design and marketing process. It also looks to explore the passions of Paul Smith himself, what drives him as a designer and the significant items, people and places that have inspired him during his extensive career.
Graded Objects: 1500 Pieces(Set)
Availability: 01 Jul 2017--30 Jun 2018