428 events found

CreateInsights: London Design Festival with Faye Toogood

V&A Talk

CreateInsights: London Design Festival with Faye Toogood

V&A Talk | 1

6.30pm-8pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join us to hear from Jan Rose, Creative Director with London-based designer Faye Toogood. Working across a range of disciplines from product design to fashion, the studio focuses on atmospheric commissions ranging from private interiors to commercial installations.

Designers in the Middle

V&A Talk

- Global nomadism and its impact on design 

- Understanding design, craft and culture in the Middle East among the localhegemony 

- Comparing the similarities between designers in and from the Middle East as expressed in their work

Extra-ordinary: Inspired by Balenciaga

V&A Talk

Extra-ordinary: Inspired by Balenciaga

V&A Talk | 1

11am-3pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join Central Saint Martins BA Jewellery Design students as they showcase pieces inspired by the exhibition Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.

For People and Places

V&A Talk

In this talk, acclaimed British designer Paul Cocksedge will discuss the process behind his studio’s projects, which include everything from products and architectural installations to public art pieces and furniture design.

Making Entertainment Architecture

V&A Talk

- Redefining entertainment architecture as a unique creative discipline

- How pioneering rock shows are staged and toured – from initial idea to final production

- Creating theatrical design for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains

Moscow Design Museum

V&A Talk

Moscow Design Museum

V&A Talk | 2

7pm-8pm (talk); 8pm-8.45pm (refreshments)

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Alexandra Sankova, Director of the Moscow Design Museum, recounts how Russian Design changed from the 1920s to the post-war period as the country rose from the ashes of destruction.

Objects of Refinement

V&A Talk

Objects of Refinement

V&A Talk | 1

4.15pm-5.15pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join Prague-based curator and editor Adam Štěch of Okolo for a unique tour of the V&A.

Pop-up talk: While We Wait - A Sense of Place

V&A Talk

Pop-up talk: While We Wait - A Sense of Place

V&A Talk | 1

Fri 2.25 - 2.45pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Join Bethlehem-based architects Elias and Yousef Anastas for a pop up talk about 'While We Wait', their multisensory, immersive installation in Medieval & Renaissance, Room 64b, The Simon Sainsbury Gallery.

Teacher Twilight: Plywood

V&A

Join us for a glass of wine and find out more about Plywood: Material of the Modern World from our expert curatorial team before visiting the exhibition with colleagues.

Teacher Twilight: Plywood Material of the Modern World

V&A Talk

Teacher Twilight: Plywood Material of the Modern World

V&A Talk | 2

5.45pm-8pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Open to trainee and qualified teachers, this event offers an insight into the exhibition Plywood: Material of the Modern World and amazing opportunities for schools linked to the show.

V&A international Makers’ Programme: Focus on Korean jewellery

V&A Talk

V&A international Makers’ Programme: Focus on Korean jewellery

V&A Talk | 1

2.30pm-5.30pm

, SW7 2RL

Join a group of jewellery makers from Korea for an informal show-and-tell session and explore cutting-edge jewellery design highlighting exceptional skill and unique material combinations, drawing inspiration from nature, body, architectural design and computer electronics.

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V&A Pop-up Talk

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Fri 5.15-5.45pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Join Lebanese-based designer and artist Pascal Hachem as he explores his design practise and the cultural rituals of his homeland through this everyday food item.

#sustainablefast-fashion

V&A Talk

#sustainablefast-fashion

V&A Talk | 1

11.00 – 16.00

Victoria and Albert Museum,

Join Jenny to learn how 3D-printing textiles reduces the fashion industry’s environmental impact and how it will revolutionise the way we consume our clothing.

In Focus: New Czech Glass and Ceramics

V&A Talk

In Focus: New Czech Glass and Ceramics

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12.15 – 1.15pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join glass artist Petr Stanicky, ceramicist Milan Pekar, and design curator Adam Stech for a gallery talk about Czech ceramics and glass pushing the boundaries from the past and future.

Ross Lovegrove: Pop-up talk

V&A Talk

Ross Lovegrove: Pop-up talk

V&A Talk | 1

2.15pm-2.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Ross Lovegrove’s Transmission is a soft, undulating sculpture that snakes down the centre of the V&A’s Tapestry Galleries.

The Future of Transport Design … and Beyond

V&A Talk

- Delivering user centred design for passengers, operators and maintenance

- Anticipating the needs and desires of the future user

- Recognising the demands of tomorrow’s cities: industrial design with a sense of place

- Design for ageing demographics

The Mechanics of Disbelief

V&A Talk

The Mechanics of Disbelief

V&A Talk | 2

4pm-5pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

- Exploring the origins of illusion: when did the humans first suspend their disbelief and why?
- Playing with how we perceive: how does lighting and set design shape how we feel?
- Dissecting the relationship between performer, audience and stage design

The Reinvention of Normal: Dominic Wilcox in conversation

V&A Talk

- Challenging the real world by wondering what else is possible

- Designing at the intersection of human creativity and technological possibility

- Observing human behaviour to develop ideas for objects that delight and defy convention

An Exercise in Gratitude: Life Design

V&A Talk

An Exercise in Gratitude: Life Design

V&A Talk | 1

12 - 1pm

V&A,

Meet at the Sackler Centre Reception Desk Join Patternity in an exploratory journey through the collections and landscape of the V&A.

Collections: Meaning, relevance and value

V&A Talk

- Exploring the enduring appeal of the iconic 20th-century design collection

- Revealing the ideas and approaches behing the design: the stories that collections tell

- Predicting the future: how can you tell if a piece will acquire collectible status?

- Shaping the present

Communicating Objects

V&A Talk

Communicating Objects

V&A Talk | 1

2.15pm-2.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

In a special show-and-tell session, curators from the Design, Architecture, Digital team bring out objects from the Rapid Response Collection that speak of how we live. But what happens when these objects reveal more about us than we might want?

Community collective: the Fogo Island Story

V&A Talk

Community collective: the Fogo Island Story

V&A Talk | 2

1.15pm-2.15pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

-        Building a future economy through design: the Fogo Island model
-        Handmade modern: the dynamics of outport furniture
-        Driving a thriving design industry in an unlikely setting: establishing a self-reliant collection of local design hubs

Design For What Matters: Creating collections for life

V&A Talk

Design For What Matters: Creating collections for life

V&A Talk | 2

2.45pm-3.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

- Focusing on the essential to create better solutions and experiences
- Encouraging innovation that changes our behaviour for the better
- Tackling global challenges and improving the quality of individual lives through design

Gallery Tour: V&A Theatre and Performance Poster Collection

V&A Talk

Gallery Tour: V&A Theatre and Performance Poster Collection

V&A Talk | 1

12.15pm-12.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join Keith Lodwick, Curator of Theatre and Screen Arts, for a special tour of the V&A’s unique collection of theatre and performance posters, which span 250 years of theatrical promotion.

Heroic Failures

V&A Talk

Heroic Failures

V&A Talk | 1

4.15pm-4.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

The V&A’s furniture curators invite you on an alternative tour of the Furniture Gallery, looking at the often untold stories of failure behind some of the objects in the collection.

Image caption: The Dr Susan Weber Furniture Gallery, Rooms 133-135, V&A

In Conversation with Avani Tanya

V&A Talk

Avani Tanya, the V&A South Asian Collections Resident, is an interdisciplinary artist working with image, text, found objects and sculpture.

Lubna Chowdhary: In Conversation

V&A Talk

Lubna Chowdhary: In Conversation

V&A Talk | 1

3.15pm-3.45pm

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Join Lubna Chowdhary, V&A Ceramics Resident, as she discusses her Metropolis installation with Laura Carderera, V&A Residencies Programme Manager.

Protecting your designs and stopping the copycats

V&A Talk

Protecting your designs and stopping the copycats

V&A Talk | 1

Workshop 10.15am-11.45pm, Complimentary consultations 12.30pm-1.30pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, SW7 2RL

Great design is increasingly seen as fundamental to a new product's success in the market. Whilst long recognised in some industries, such as luxury goods and fashion, it is now all pervasive.

Silversmithing Demonstration with Junko Mori

V&A Talk

Silversmithing Demonstration with Junko Mori

V&A Talk | 1

11.00 -17.00

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

Renowned member of Contemporary British Silversmiths Junko Mori will demonstrate her skills to the public. Mori’s recent commission for the Silver Trust is on display at the V&A as part of the Silver Speaks programme, after which time these beautiful sculptures will enter the Trust's collection.

The Universe of a Polymath

V&A Talk

The Universe of a Polymath

- Exploring creativity without limits: working in the overlap of design, fashion, technology, performance and curation
- Creating “universes” not collections: viewing design as a totally immersive experience
- Adapting a design approach for a fashion collection vs an installation or exhibition

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