The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.

A selection of objects on display in Design for Life

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The objects in this set feature in the exhibition, Design for Life (26 September 2020–31 January 2021) and demonstrate innovation from the late 1800s to the present day. These pieces of medical equipment, devices and tools have helped to save and improve the quality of human life.
Interdisciplinary partnerships between the medical sectors and design industry have pioneered technologies that have pushed our bodies to new biological limits. Design for Life explores the central role of design in …