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By George! The not-so-dull royal family who changed the history of art

In 1714, a minor German princeling, with a limited grasp of English and two women in tow, neither of them his wife, travelled to London to take the throne as George I.

By George! The not-so-dull royal family who changed the history of art

In 1714, a minor German princeling, with a limited grasp of English and two women in tow, neither of them his wife, travelled to London to take the throne as George I.

In the Making, Design Museum: Review

Curated by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, this small but fascinating exhibition reveals how over twenty objects are created; some are everyday such as two pound coins others for special occasions like the 2012 Olympic torch. All of the objects on displa

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain Review

Architect, furniture designer and landscape architect, William Kent’s influence on design in early Georgian Britain caused a mixture of opinions both when he was alive and after his death. This latest exhibition at the V&A is one of the many events ce

Designs of the Year 2014: Review

A floating school in a Nigerian lagoon, a transport app and a wheel chair that adapts to the child are just some of the nominations that are up for this year’s Designs of the Year. With a number of designs in numerous categories such as architecture

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

V&A Announces Alexander McQueen Exhibition

The Victoria and Albert Museum has announced that it will exhibit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty from March next year. Originally exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2011 this will be the largest retrospective of the late desi

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty - Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionar

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.