Talk Past event Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Lunchtime Lecture: Plywood: Material of the Modern World

Learn more about the history of plywood in this fascinating lunchtime lecture led by Christopher Wilk.

  • Hochhauser Auditorium

  • Free event

Lunchtime Lecture: Plywood: Material of the Modern World photo

From cars to aeroplanes, furniture to architecture and hand-making to digital manufacture, plywood is a frequently overlooked material that has helped shape the modern world. Join Christopher Wilk, Keeper of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A, as he unearths the social, technological and design history of this remarkable material.