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Posts tagged 'Victoria and Albert Museum'

The little red book best known to motorists

A mid-century version of the Michelin Guide. Image via Ian Shaw/Alamy The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is

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In seaweed and stomach lining Julia Lohmann finds the materials of the future

 At the V&A Department of Seaweed, Oki Naganode’s seaweed installation is on display Lamps created from stomach lining, jewellery cast from frozen baby mice, experimental objects

Features

Are videogames the final frontier of design?

Illustration by Tishk Barzanji Videogames have become an art form for a millennial generation hungry for space and structure. Their responsive architecture and landscapes invite

Features

Icon 171: IF_DO, V&A extension, Matylda Krzykowski, Nanjing exhibition centre, 100 years of Finnish design

Our latest issue takes you from London’s cultural and property sector to China’s efforts to lead the global conversation about the environment After years of

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Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design

This exhibition at the V&A is a victim of its own ambition, says John Jervis, displaying a wealth of impressive material, but with explanations that

Review

Frida Escobedo at the V&A

Inspired by an Aztec city on a lake, the Mexican architect’s installation references the many layers of architecture that have been left in Mexico by

News

All Of This Belongs To You

As the British general election draws closer, an exhibition at the V&A looks at the role of art, architecture and design in public life Works

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War, Revolution and Design

Works by Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin are on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of an exhibition of designs

GALLERY

Horst: Photographer of Style

The fashion photographer’s dramatic lighting and stylised sets created fantastical images that epitomise a period, says Fatema Ahmed In 1933, the Hungarian photojournalist Martin Munkácsi

Review

Tangible data

Physical versions of pie and bar charts and a tapestry that represents human voices are attempts by designers to make data more accessible With everyday

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


Videos

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality