An oral and visual retelling of the ‘Sea Empress’ oil spill that occurred off the coast of Pembrokeshire in 1996, entwining the mythical and deep origins of oil with the memories of the people of Pembrokeshire, their everyday existence and experience of land and place.

An Arts Council of Wales funded project




Few objects tell the history of modern design more eloquently than the chair. Aesthetic trends, the emergence of new materials and production technologies, ergonomics, social, cultural and behavioural changes are all reflected in its design over the decades.

A selection of chairs from the Design Museum’s collection reveal how chair design has developed from the late 1800’s to contemporary innovations by prominent designers.


Image: Marc Newson Felt Chair © the Design Museum

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