How We Live Today

Century and a Half of Everyday Products That have Shaped our Lives

From washing machines to radios, clothes to kitchen utensils and everything in between: The Design Museum’s pop-up exhibition, John Lewis: How We Live Today, explores the design background of some of the most popular products in British high street history.

It showcases over 100 products that have had a huge influence over the British shopping landscape over the last 150 years of the legendary retailer.

Keeping House charts the domestic revolution that has lessened the burden of time- consuming chores like washing, cooking and. Choice by Design highlights the many different decisions that a consumer has to make, and Evolution of a Product Type uses the transformation of home audio equipment to demonstrate how changes at the cutting-edge of technology translate to consumer goods and transform their aesthetics over time.