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International Archives Day: What happened to Gallery 130?

 Today, 9 June, is International Archives Day, one aim of which is to  ‘promote and bring to the attention of the larger public unique,  extraordinary and rare documents preserved in archival  institutions’. This year’s theme is ‘Archives, Harmony and  Friendship’ – but as you’ll see, I’ve strayed off-piste… A couple of months ago I received […]

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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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Why bother designing for tablet users?

In September 2013, we launched our Digital Explorer Map. We wanted to provide a better way for our web visitors to find out what the V&A has to offer. This was the first feature on our website we specially builtto work best on a tablet. We did this because tablets are what people use when they are indulging themselves […]

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The V&A Digital Map

We are very excited to launch our brand new digital interactive map, designed to help you to discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries. Simple to use, the V&A digital map allows you to explore the V&A’s galleries and objects wherever you are. It works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or […]

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The V&A Digital Map: tablet-optimised, mobile-responsive, data-driven

In September 2013, the Digital Map launched on the V&A website, offering a new interactive map interface for visitors that works on most tablets and smartphones, regardless of operating system (iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and phones, Windows phones, etc). This post looks at the benefits the map provides for visitors, how it fits within […]

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