LOOKING AT DESIGN
Does it Hold Water? what makes a good coffee pot or container for pouring liquids.
Strutting Your Stuff 18th-century dresses required a particular posture and a graceful style of dance.
Design is for Us What is good and bad design and what inspires it?
Enginuity The Anderson Special car combines good engineering with ingenuity and innovation.
Swift, Safe, Sure the George Bennie Railplane this rapid passenger transport design was innovative, but a commercial failure.
Continue past the shop entrance and take the turning left. Locate the south entrance to the Shop on your left and turn right here to locate the Lower East Stairs. Go up two flights of stairs to Ground Floor level then turn left, continue into the East Court, take the turning right into Scottish Art then turn left and continue into the gallery.
Continue, to the wall then move to your right, past the entrance to the Restaurant and locate the East Lift to your left. At First Floor level, turn left (180 degrees) and continue into the East Court, take the turning right into Scottish Art then turn left and continue into the gallery.
Enter the Main Hall, take the first turning right and continue, through Scottish Art into the gallery.
This gallery occupies the southeast corner of the building. The south wall juts out beyond the line of the main wall, so the east wall curves round to become the south. If you enter from Scottish Art, you're facing east, in the northwest corner of the room.
entrance from Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style|
the Bennie Rail Plane|
interactive, Heavy Handed, Put Your Hand in the Third Age Glove
jutting out, glass case, Design of Wheelchair for Cambodia
glass case, various design examples
wall curves round to become the south side
interactive, the Bottomless Bucket, safely removing rubbish from buildings|
feature showing design of clothing for the age|
entrance to Scottish Art
glass case, designs of jugs, teapots, etc.|
jutting south, Design of Ladies Clothing, 1775- 80
ladies clothes and shoes|
the Anderson Special Car|
poster, the Anderson Special|
entrance from Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style
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