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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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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain (Hardback)

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain (Hardback)

The most versatile British designer of the 18th century, William Kent (1685–1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of hi…

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Event - BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus Room

Fri 25 September 2015 18:30–19:30

BSL TALK: In the 18th century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden paneling.

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