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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 of the museum. The installation was made up of 280 individual 28 Series glass pendant lamps, each of which is handmade at the Bocci glass factory in Canada. This time lapse video shows the installation process.

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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.