Victoria and Albert Museum

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14 - 22 September 2013. The London Design Festival 2013 at the V&A was a nine day festival of contemporary design that celebrated London as the creative capital of the world. Throughout the Museum in 2013 there was a range of specially commissioned installations and displays to enjoy, as well as a broad programme of special events, talks and workshops that took place throughout the week.

About the Festival
About the Festival

The London Design Festival at the V&A is a festival of contemporary design that celebrates London as the creative capital of the world.

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Video: London Design Festival - Installing the 28.280 Chandelier
Video: London Design Festival - Installing the 28.280 Chandelier

As part of the London Design Festival 2013, Canada-based designer Omer Arbel presented a massive, custom 28.280 chandelier stretching more than 30 meters in the main atrium…

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Audio: What is the Future of 3D Printing
Audio: What is the Future of 3D Printing

As part of the London Design Festival at the V&A, the Science Museum joined forces with the V&A to present an inspiring panel discussion on the future of 3D printing.

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The Wind Portal
The Wind Portal

As part of the London Design Festival 2013, Lebanese designer, Najla El Zein, created The Wind Portal, a dramatic gateway constructed from 5,000 paper windmills turning in …

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Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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