The T/Shirt Issue

Author: The T/Shirt Issue (Digital Design residents)
Has Greek mythology ever disappointed in delivering absurd story lines? Not that we can think of. Take for instance Leda and the Swan, the classic tale of Zeus appearing in the form of a swan to seduce Leda. Although the story has been depicted by many artists and in different form over the years, our attention was caught by the biscuit porcelain Sèvres statuette (Museum no. 382-1874). This...
Author: The T/Shirt Issue (Digital Design residents)
During the last two weeks we have been going through the museum to scan the first objects we found both good-looking (e.g. Narcissus, Museum no. 7560-1861) and interesting.Ticking both boxes, the life-sized, porcelain Meissen goat (Museum no. C.111-1932) evoked great feelings of joy with all of us and so it was agreed that this had to be our first Muse. The goat is one of nearly 600 animals that...
Author: The T/Shirt Issue (Digital Design residents)
Hello and welcome to our first blog post! We're about to embark on a journey to the centre of the V&A and would very much like to share this special experience with you. Hosted by both the Museum and the Goethe Institut London, our Digital Design Residency will run from April until the end of September and will take place throughout all nooks and corners of the Museum.During the course of...