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18th-century interior design

18th-Century Interior Design

The 18th century saw the rise of a number of highly influential interior designers and architects such as William Kent, James ‘Athenian’ Stuart, Robert Adam and Horace Walpole. A number of rooms from 18th-century houses have been reconstructed in the V&A’s British Galleries.

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Figured in Marble: The Making and Viewing of 18th-Century Sculpture

Figured in Marble: The Making and Viewing of 18th-Century Sculpture

A study of 18th-century British sculpture, lavishly illustrated with works of art from the V&A and J. Paul Getty Museums, private collections and chur…

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Design a Wig

In the late 18th century, women's hair styles went crazy! Create and share your own hair-raising design.

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Event - Gallery Talk: Comfortable Living in 18th-century Europe

Thu 17 March 2016 13:00–14:00

GALLERY TALK: Led by Assistant Curator Elizabeth Bisley, this tour of the newly-opened Europe 1600-1815 galleries will look at changing attitudes to comfort and privacy in 17th and 18th century Europe.

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