Victoria and Albert Museum

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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

Contemporary furniture design has enjoyed growing popularity in the last fifteen years, both in Britain and internationally. The Furniture Machine loo…

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Event - Saving a Century: Pevsner, Conservation & the Victorians

Wed 11 June 2014 15:00

Historian Nikolaus Pevsner reserved some of his best adjectives for Victorian architecture: “ham-fisted”, “distressing”, “flabby”, “noisy”, and “rum”.

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