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

. . . so good we don't have time to write anything this week.
Our behemoth of a laser cutter finally arrived in studio the other week! For those of you who aren't familiar with this kind of machine, it uses a focussed laser beam to precisely cut through sheet material. By varying the power of the laser and the speed at which it moves, you can cut or engrave nearly any material which will burn; wood, paper, plastic, fabric. This unit isn...