V&A Magazine: Summer 2012

Suzy Menkes examines the development of the ballgown from 1950 to the present day

Design historian Emily King takes a thrilling ride into Heatherwick Studio

Edwin Heathcote, architecture and design critic for the Financial Times, offers his thoughts on the architecture, masterplanning and potential legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Curator and writer Susanna Greeves delves into a display that brings art and fashion together

Artist Goshka Macuga on her favourite pieces from the V&A Collections

Cover image photographed in 1950 on location in the V&A. Ballgown by Michael Sherard.