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News About Victoria and Albert Museum
V&A Illustration Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 V&A Illustration Awards. The Awards celebrate excellence in student illustration and three categories of contemporary practice: book cover design, book illustration and illustrated journalism.
Nora Krug Named 'Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year' at the 2019 V&A Illustration Awards
Nora Krug has been awarded the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year and Book Illustration prize at the V&A Illustration Awards 2019, for Heimat.
Plywood: Material of the Modern World
On view at the V&A through November 12, Plywood: Material of the Modern World explores the near-ubiquitous material's global impact and history from the 1850s to the present day.
V&A Illustration Awards 2017
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 V&A Illustration Awards competition. The competition is organized by the V&A's National Art Library and is free to enter for illustrators publishing within the UK market.
Zotem: Swarovski Announces V&A Collaboration with Kim Thomé for LDF 2015
Swarovski has collaborated with emerging talent and RCA graduate, Kim Thomé on the landmark project - Zotem at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival 2015.
V&A's 2013 Christmas Tree: Red Velvet Tree of Love
The V&A has commissioned artists Helen and Colin David to create a Christmas Tree for the Grand Entrance of the Museum.
The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014
The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014, the Victoria and Albert Museum's spring exhibition, will be the first major show to examine Italy's rich and influential contribution to fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present.
V&A Launches Free Podcast Series
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has started a new podcast series that showcases the work that goes on behind the scenes of the world's leading art and design museum.
George Butler Wins V&A Illustration Awards 2013
George Butler has been named as the overall winner of the 2013 V&A Illustration Awards.
The Dr Susan Weber Gallery: V&A Opens New Permanent Gallery for Furniture
The V&A will open its new Dr Susan Weber Gallery in December, providing a permanent home for the Museum's internationally renowned furniture collection.
A Pylon for the Future Finalists
A competition to find a new design for the British electricity pylon, launched by RIBA, DECC and National Grid, has been short listed to just six concepts, which are now on show at an exhibition.
V&A Illustration Awards 2011
The V&A Illustration Awards are held annually to highlight the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK in the previous year.
Europe and the English Baroque: Architecture in England 1660 - 1715
Some of Britain's best known and most-loved buildings can be described as English Baroque, from St Paul's Cathedral to Blenheim Palace.
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V&A Photography Centre by David Kohn Architects
The new V&A Photography Centre, designed by David Kohn Architects (DKA), recently opened at the V&A Museum in London. The new gallery more than doubles the space to display photography at the museum.
Keenpac Carrier Bag for Oasis V&A Fashion Collection
Oasis and the Victoria and Albert Museum have collaborated on an exclusive capsule fashion collection - born out of our mutual love of print, pattern and color.
Winners of 2013 National Design Awards
The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has recently unveiled the winners of the 2013 National Design Awards.
Design Museum Buries Time Capsule to Mark Start of Relocation to Kensington
To mark the ground breaking of the new Design Museum at the former Commonwealth Institute, a time capsule will be buried in the foundations of the new building.
RIBA Announces 2012 Stirling Prize Jury
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the jury for the 2012 Stirling Prize for architecture.
BIID Wraps Up Successful Conference
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has enjoyed a successful debut for its inaugural one-day conference, "Celebrating British Design" which took place recently at RIBA HQ, London.
Sue Timney Elected British Institute of Interior Design President
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) elected Sue Timney as its new President for the year 2012/13 to take over from Diana Yakeley.
SEGD Announces 2012 Board of Directors
The Society for Environmental Graphic Design announced the appointment of seven new members to its international Board of Directors.
Whispers by Marcel Wanders
Whispers is a new wallpaper design collection from Marcel Wanders for Graham & Brown.
Royal Designers for Industry 2011
Six of the UK's best designers are to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society by becoming Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) at an award ceremony held at the RSA on November 17.
Winner of the Pylon Design Competition Announced
Bystrup's innovative T-Pylon design has been unanimously agreed by the judging panel as the winner of the Pylon Design competition run by the Department of Energy & Climate Change, National Grid, and the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Wolff Olins and Asian Art Museum Unveil New Brand for Museum
Early next month, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco will unveil a new brand developed in collaboration with global brand and innovation firm Wolff Olins.
Design for Social and Economic Renewal is Focus of Design Council Programme at LDF
The Design Council is supporting a series of events at the London Design Festival from September 17 to 25, to promote the role of design in addressing challenges ranging from the ageing population to commercialising science & technology and protecting intellectual property rights.
TYPO London 2011: Places
This autumn London will host a spectacular new annual design conference. From October 20 to 22 TYPO London will bring together the creme de la creme of international design for an inspirational event that transcends the restraints of a typical trade conference.
Design Districts and Destinations at London Design Festival 2011
This year, the London Design Festival is focused around six Design Districts, each celebrating their own particular contribution to the world of design in London.
Fabrica at CAFA Art Museum in Beijing
Two interactive installations by Fabrica will be hosted at CAFA Art Museum in Beijing within the exhibition of the V&A Museum "Decode: Digital Design Sensations".
Minding the Gap: SEGD's First-ever International Symposium
Leading environmental graphic design professionals from North America and Europe will meet to share ideas, strategies, and resources during SEGD's first-ever international symposium October 22 in London.
Exquisite Clock by Fabrica at Graphic Design Festival Breda
Exquisite Clock, an interactive art installation by Joao Wilbert/Fabrica, has been invited to participate in this year's edition of the Graphic Design Festival Breda (GDFB), set to take place from 8th to 30th May.
Designing for Change / Changing Design: 2010 SEGD Conference + Expo
Designer/provocateur Stefan Sagmeister, Project H founder Emily Pilloton, and innovative lighting and interaction designer Jason Bruges are among the headline speakers for SEGD's Annual Conference + Expo, June 2-5 in Washington, D.C.
SEGD Names Fellow and Other Award Winners for 2009
The Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) announced the selection of David Gibson, co-founder and managing director of New York-based Two Twelve, as the 2008 SEGD Fellow.