Architecture & Design

This summer's Serpentine pavilion is the weirdest ever

Is it a giant cocoon? The site of a pagan ritual? Or a 60-tonne pebble? Chilean architect Smiljan Radic breaks new ground with his creation for the annual experimental commission.

First Look: the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy's annual exhibition doesn't open to the public until next week but Ben Luke has had a preview and finds that new life has been breathed into the old format.

Small Stories: At Home in a Doll's House - V&A Museum of Childhood

This exhibition will reveal the fascinating stories behind some of the UK's best-loved dolls' houses, taking you on a journey through the history of the home, everyday lives and changing family relationships. The small stories of 12 dolls' houses from the

Tulle and Taffeta, Satin and Silk – Wedding Dresses at the V&A

It is a fact universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife….and that bride-to-be will obviously be in want of a wedding dress.

The Ancient Lives Of Eight Mummies At The British Museum

The British Museum is renowned for its Egyptian collection, including its mummies.

Ancient Lives New Discoveries - British Museum

The British Museum brings the stories of eight mummies to life in this latest and fascinating exhibition. By using the latest technology, the exhibition will build up a picture of the lives of those who were mummified.

Ancient Lives, New Discoveries, British Museum, review

This exhibition of Egyptian mummies is rigorous, erudite and hi-tech – but it lacks thrill factor, says Alastair Smart.

Time Machines: Daniel Weil and the Art of Design, Design Museum - exhibition review

A thoughtful and engaging exhibition of architect and designer Daniel Weil's work.

Tomb raider: enter the British Museum's underground mummy store

It was a couple of days after I visited the mummy store that my nightmares began.