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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 creativ…

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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 …

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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 in…

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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 dramati…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

Explore the Museum of Savage Beauty