Working with Tim Walker: set design

Produced as part of Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

Ran from 21 September 2019 to 22 March 2020

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Tim Walker works with a myriad of talented collaborators who all help to bring his fantastical world's to life. Shona Heath, creative director and set designer, has worked with Tim for the past 20 years and is the exhibition designer for the V&A exhibition, Wonderful Things.

I'm not always so impressed by exquisite beauty. I like odd craftsmanship and peculiarities, things that make me ask "how on earth did that happen like that?" or "who actually sat and made that, and why?" But it's always about a connection.

Shona Heath

Shona's inventiveness and undeniable creative connection with Tim enables her to translate his visions into a physical set within which to stage his shoots.