The Atlas of Interior Design: 20th & 21st Century Homes

Online course

+44 (0)20 7942 2000

The Atlas of Interior Design: 20th & 21st Century Homes offers an armchair journey around the world, visiting and celebrating some of the most original houses and apartments right across the globe. Ranging from Europe to Australasia and across the Americas, this adventure in design examines the work of a wide range of leading designers and architects from the past one hundred and twenty years, along with the characterful rooms and residences that they have created.

This course runs from 10.30-13.00.

Scroll down to find out more information about this course.


V&A Academy Online art history courses bring you all the richness and rigour of the V&A through an easy-to-use platform built with the latest Microsoft technology.

Learn wherever, whenever. With V&A Academy Online, you can log in to view lectures live and pose your questions in the Q&A, or view the recording later in your own time. Download lecture notes, copies of the slides, and additional study materials from our secure learning environment. Then join the conversation: share your perspective with your fellow students, and support each other in your further enquiries outside of class time.

To find out more, including about how we use your personal data, click on "How do our online courses work?"

Read more
course photo
Portrait of Course Leader Dominic Bradbury

Course Leader
Dominic Bradbury

Dominic Bradbury is a writer and journalist specialising in architecture, interiors and design. He contributes to many newspapers and magazines in the UK and internationally while his recent books include Atlas of Interior Design (Phaidon), New Nordic Houses (Thames & Hudson) and The Iconic American House (Thames & Hudson)

I love being able to participate in my own time at home. You can watch when you want, pause and break when you want, repeat any or all at will. Previous V&A Academy Online Course Attendee

Course overview

This course runs from 10.30-13.00.

The course concentrates on residential interiors and their inventors, ranging from the great names of the 20th Century – such as Madeleine Castaing, Piero Fornasetti and Terence Conran – through to a broad spectrum of contemporary creatives. These include leading practices and ateliers such as Studio KO in France to Commune in California, Jonathan Adler in New York, Bruno de Caumont in Vietnam and Valentina Audrito in Bali.

Featuring a series of lectures by writer and journalist Dominic Bradbury, the course is partly based on his recent global survey, the Atlas of Interior Design, published by Phaidon, as well as other recent book projects and his own travels. Each lecture looks at a carefully curated collection of houses in more detail, examining the work of the designers and architects behind their creation, as well as key themes. Over six weeks and twelve lectures, the course builds into a unique overview of residential interiors from the world’s most original thinkers as they explore a rich variety of contexts and settings.

photo

V&A Academy Online. A learning environment you can trust.

V&A Academy Online courses are built using the latest Microsoft software. Tune in to expert lectures live, or catch up later on demand. Download handouts and presentations. Join the discussion in a secure, closed class environment, wherever you are.

Enrol now

Online course: The Atlas of Interior Design: 20th & 21st Century Homes

4 November 2022 - 9 December 2022

£120.00

Need help enrolling? Talk to the admissions team:

+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)

Background image: Richard Powers