Kati Price

Title: Head of Digital Media
Department: Digital Media

I oversee all digital goings on at the V&A.

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Thinking small – how small changes can get big results

Venn diagram

Two weeks, seven steps. That’s what the V&A’s digital media team and digital agency Made by Many took in a sprint dedicated to making tactical improvements to the V&A website earlier this year. I won’t lie, it was full on, involving our technical and content teams working alongside the talented folk at Made by Many. It […]

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11 Tips for Writing a Killer Proposal

The Process of Design Squiggle by Damien Newman, Central Office of Design

Between Christmas and New Year, colleagues and I had the pleasure of combing through 33 responses to a request for proposal we posted through the OJEU (that’s a European procurement framework, if you’ve not yet had the pleasure…) I’m not being sarcastic: over the course of that week, we saw some incredible proposals and some […]

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How can technology improve the museum experience?

Startup Weekend Art London

This weekend, I’ll be judging the final presentations at Startup Weekend Art London. Over 54 hours, teams of technologists, artists, entrepreneurs, designers, mobile developers and product experts will come together to build real solutions to the art world’s most pressing problems, using technology and business models from other industries to innovate and disrupt the arts world […]

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CDOs, the new Chief Electrical Officers?

Sunset over the River Tyne, Newcastle © Kati Price

  It’s the beginning of the twentieth century, and you own a small factory in Wallsend, up the river Tyne from Newcastle. You’re considering whether to ditch the steam engines and get your factory plugged into Charles Merz’s new Neptune Bank Power Station, the UK’s first electrical power distribution system, based on Nikola Tesla’s discoveries […]

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Best of the Best


There were definitely no soggy bottoms last night as Sue Perkins presented us with not just one but a trio of awards at the Museum and Heritage Awards 2014. We were delighted to receive the Best of the Best award, Best Temporary or Touring Exhibition for David Bowie is… and the Innovation award for our […]

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Ten digital lessons (or ‘the things I learnt at my first Museums and the Web’)


As the old conference quip goes, it’s often easier to meet up with your peers half way round the globe than in your hometown. Museums and the Web 2014 was no exception. This was my first outing at the conference and, as well as getting to meet some of my peers and counterparts from London’s […]

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Down but not out


If you tried to view our website this week there’s a good chance you’d have encountered a big, fat nothing. For 24 hours our website was down. We were victim to the world’s largest ever denial of service attack (DDoS). It reminded me that one of the most interesting things that can happen to a […]

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The Dirty Word of Digital


Barely a day goes by without me mentioning the C word. Content, that is. The dirty word of digital. But according to Matt Locke, founder of Storythings, if you’re using the word content, you’ve failed already. Great. His point is that when it comes to digital culture we shouldn’t think about content. Instead we should […]

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