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Architecture & Design

Designs of the Year 2014 - Design Museum

Returning for another year, the Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year exhibition brings together some of the most innovative designs from across the globe. The nominees for 2014 include Zaha Hadid, John Pawson and David Chipperfield.

Court & Craft: A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq - Courtauld Gallery

Discover the story behind one of the most beautiful and enigmatic objects in The Courtauld's collection: a bag made in Northern Iraq around 1300. No other object of this kind is known. Inlaid with gold and silver and decorated with a courtly scene

Comics Unmasked - British Library

Featuring some of the biggest names in comics, including Alan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta), Neil Gaiman (Sandman), Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Grant Morrison (Batman: Arkham Asylum), the British comics tradition stretches back to the Victorian era and

Cities and Other Ruins: Reflections on Astley Castle - Sir John Soane's Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum presents a pop-up exhibition by Witherford Watson Mann examining the RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 winning Astley Castle, in relation to their wider work on city transformation. The exhibition, opening 4 February, will examine their u

Georgians Revealed - British Library

Tasteful and polite, or riotous and pleasure-obsessed? Discover the Georgians as they really were, through the objects that tell the stories of their lives. From beautifully furnished homes to raucous gambling dens, Georgians Revealed explores the revo

Noise Festival 2014

The NOISE Festival 2014 exhibits talent organised into a variety of categories including fashion, film, music, design, architecture, written word, graphic design, enterprise, games, new media, fine art, illustration & now, comedy - all handpicked by our p

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined - Royal Academy of Art

Some of the most creative architectural minds from around the world are coming to the RA – and together they will give you an unforgettable experience. We’ve set them a challenge; to give you a new perspective on architecture. Using structures, tex

In the Making - Design Museum

In The Making, curated for the Design Museum by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, captures over twenty objects mid-manufacture, putting the aesthetic of the unfinished centre stage. Varying from the £2 coin to a cricket bat, a surprising range of objects ha

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! - Somerset House

Celebrating the life and career of Isabella Blow, this exhibition showcases over 100 pieces of her collection. It features pieces from many of the designer talents that she discovered including: Alexander McQueen, Julien MacDonald and Philip Treacy.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion: 1945-2014 - Victoria and Albert Museum

This exhibition is a comprehensive study of Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War right up until the present day. The story of Italian fashion will be explored by focusing on a number of individuals and organisations that have contribut