Audio Descriptions: Furniture Gallery Overview and Touch Objects

These audio descriptions are available for blind and partially sighted visitors to listen to online or download in advance of visiting the Furniture Gallery.

Further audio descriptions of the displays and interviews with curators and makers are available on the Furniture Designers page

Furniture Gallery overview

Themes of the Furniture Gallery

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Layout of the Furniture Gallery

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Touch objects

Carving display touch object: carved panel

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Carving display touch objects: drawer front, framing piece and bedpost

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Turning display touch object: turned spindle

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Casting and Moulding display touch objects: moulds of ornamentation for furniture with casts

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

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Pencil Touch Screen Stylus

Pencil Touch Screen Stylus

This retro look stylus works perfectly with iPhone, iPad and other touch capable technology.…

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Event - Rapid Response Collecting

Fri 04 July 2014–Sun 31 January 2016

DISPLAY: Rapid Response Collecting is a new strand to the V&A's collecting activity. Objects are collected in response to major moments in history that touch the world of design and manufacturing. The display, which will constantly change, shows how design reflects and defines how we live together today.

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