Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and 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.

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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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 o…

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Event - Create! Interior Design for 13-15 year olds

Sat 22 November 2014 11:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Gain an insight in to the role of the interior designer and possible career pathways. Find out what they do and how a young person can get involved.

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