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Swipe to see the wonderful object that inspired the surreal set design for this Tim Walker photograph. The enchanting embroidered casket and its secret miniature garden were made by a teenage girl about 350 years ago. 'Tim Walker: Wonderful Things'
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James Spencer wears hat by Philip Treacy
Fashion: Walter Van Beirendonck
London, 2018 © Tim Walker Studio
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Mushrooms have been growing in our FOOD: Bigger than the Plate exhibition! 🍄
The mushroom farm re-uses coffee grounds collected from the V&A’s cafés. Once fully grown, the oyster mushrooms are harvested by our Head Chef and returned to the café as ingredients, closing the nutrient loop.
See the exhibition for a special price of £10 on Friday’s in August! Book now – link in bio #PlateUp #Food #Mushrooms #Sustainability #Coffee #Waste
Watch an exquisite carving appear before you from master woodcarver Naseer Yasna @lazo_studios , who joins us in November to give a hands-on masterclass. Did you know we run workshops like this throughout the year? Learn a new creative skill and work step-by-step with experienced practitioners in our studios. See the full programme: Link in bio
Swipe through our gallery to see more beautiful works by Naseer and Lazo Studios
#woodcarving #woodcarvings #woodcraft #craft #timelapse #timelapseart
Time for a cuppa? ☕️ See how this recognisable kitchen object is made by the oldest remaining maker of the Brown Betty teapot, @cauldonceramics in Stoke-on-Trent. They have been manufactured there for centuries and each pot is moulded by hand using traditional Etruria Marl clay.
Discover more about this design classic in FOOD: Bigger than the Plate and at the link in our bio #PlateUp #Tea #Design
Posters have been a vital means of communication, and a familiar feature of our public spaces since the 19th century. Art nouveau design elevated the posters design into an art form. Just look at this poster by Adolphe Crespin.
#Didyouknow that the Rococo style came to England from France in the 1730s? Defined by their extravagant forms of design and bright sugary colours this decadent by
Coalport Porcelain Factory is a prime example of the style.
We got a pretty sweet spot if you’re seeking refuge from the rain... ☔️ Photo by @meg_yakamashi - more #myvam on today’s story
Believe it or not this showstopping evening dress by Craig Lawrence was knitted. Made of gold and metallic tape, the structure of the gown is an internal knitted tube with long loose ends projecting from the exterior of the dress.
What do you get when you have an elaborate desk designed by Koloman Moser (1903) and add a “disappearing chair”.
Answer: a perfect equation of modern simplicity and geometry.
From Neoclassicism to Modernism, join our course European Art & Innovation (LINK IN BIO) to track the major movements of western art & design history.
The art of time keeping has always been a grand design. Did you know that pocket watches like this C.17th piece only went out of fashion when wristwatches became popular after World War I during which a transitional design, trench watches, were used by the military?