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The Pierces Invite Creatives to Design Artwork for Limited Edition Merchandise

Coinciding with their new album Creation, the LA-based band The Pierces has teamed up with Talenthouse to invite artists, illustrators and designers to produce portraiture with the winning art work being turned into a limited edition print. Catherine

Jean Paul Gaultier: An enfant terrible too shy to talk to Amy Winehouse

‘The streets of London were maybe my first muse. To come to London was like vitamin D for me, like sun and free spirit,’ enthuses Jean Paul Gaultier as, around us, the exhibition dedicated to his life’s work takes shape.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk - The Barbican

In the first major exhibition devoted to the celebrated French couturier, we invite you to explore Jean Paul Gaultier's fashion world. With his avant-garde fashion creations and cutting-edge designs, Gaultier has shaped the look of fashion over the last 4

Wedding Dresses: 1775-2014 - Victoria and Albert Museum

Tracing the development of the traditional white dress, this exhibition shows off key dresses designed by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang. The display will highlight the history of the dresses, revealing details of those who wore them.

William Kent was an ideas man - the Damien Hirst of the 18th century

Visit Kent’s great gardens rather than this V&A exhibition if you want a more accurate impression of this ‘father of modern gardening’.

Louis Khan: The Power of Architecture - Design Museum

The American architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) is regarded as one of the great master builders of the Twentieth Century. Kahn created buildings of monumental beauty with powerful universal symbolism. This exhibition encompasses an unprecedented and dive

Handmade in Britain 14: Spring Edition - Chelsea Old Town Hall

This is the first Spring edition of the crafts and design fair and the eighth to take place at the Chelsea Old Town Hall. It showcases the work of highly talented designers.

How the V&A's Glamour of Italian Fashion exhibition fell flat

“The only word Elizabeth knows in Italian is ‘Bulgari,’” Richard Burton once said.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion, V&A: Review

The V&A’s spring exhibition examines Italy’s contribution to fashion from the end of the Second World War right up until the present day. Separated in to different sections and featuring everything from evening wear to knitted garments, this compr

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

In his recent TV essay on brutalism, Jonathan Meades railed against the Georgian era as representing a kind of anodyne British good taste against which anything more weird or daring or ugly is always unfavourably compared.