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Jana Scholze

The Toaster Project, Thomas Thwaites, 2009-2010. Photograph by Daniel Alexander
Author: Jana Scholze (Curator of Contemporary Furniture and Product Design)
For the third time, the Design Fund to Benefit the V&A has supported major contemporary acquisitions for the V&A collection. The five design projects acquired represent recent design debates and responses which make use of both traditional and contemporary materials, design methods and manufacturing techniques. The objects range from a hand-made toaster to a series of vessels made of...