Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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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The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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