Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Archive

“Expect Hollywood spotlights next time, so wear something nice!” Open Sesame Where were you on Wednesday afternoon? You missed the open studio. We cooked, we cleaned, we decorated the walls… It turns out an open studio day is a bit like taking part in ‘Come Dine With Me’. We slave away on our MacBook Pros and behave like the perfect...
“We don’t want Jamie Oliver picketing the studio!” What are we doing here? Our MO is flexible living and working practices. The office 9-to-5 is increasingly out-of-date. Workplaces are moving closer to home, working practices are growing increasingly disparate. At aberrant we research and design buildings, interiors and furnishings with this shift...
“We will have to wait and see if the draw of the dinosaur gym can outdo discount bacon, sausages and baked beans.” We moved into our new home on Monday 4th January. For the next six months, Residency Studio 2, Sackler Centre, V&A Museum, London will be our address, just in case anyone wants to send us a moving in present. The Christmas decorations...
“The options on the menu were chicken, pork and meat, but no one could tell us what exactly the ‘meat’ was.” aberrant exhibited 'Gordon Wu CityLocal’, a trade stand offering franchise opportunities to the inhabitants of Shenzhen’s urban villages. Usually we develop ideas and plan exhibits with first hand familiarity of...
“There should be a gong or orchestral music to drown out people who ask silly questions…” For our debut presentation to the Architecture Foundation, we gave an advanced preview of our ‘Gordon Wu CityLocal’ exhibition at the 2009 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture: City Mobilization (for more information see our...
“The smash and grab operation only yielded 250 catalogues.” In October 2009, a crack architecture and design unit was selected to take part in an exhibition in Cardiff by a panel of industry heavyweights; their submission no one thought they could commit to: a series of stories, entitled ‘Love Stories of Recession’, which explore the theme of...