Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
This exhibition explored the romantic and remarkable age of ocean travel
This exhibition presented a journey through the design stories of the world's greatest ocean liners, including the Titanic, Normandie, the Queen Mary and the Canberra, and explored how these impressive vessels helped shape the modern world.
This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington
full of fascinating moments, and animated throughout by a breezy, buoyant spirit
Viking Cruises are proud to sponsor Ocean Liners: Speed & Style. Inspiring destinations, stunning ships, spacious staterooms, unrivalled food and service, and fantastic value for money are all reasons why Viking's cruises are consistently voted the best. There really is no more relaxing or rewarding way to see the world.
Inside an ocean liner: the 'Aquitania'
Take a fascinating tour of the Aquitania's interior – from promenade deck to boiler room – with our interactive
Ocean liner fashion: a socialite's guide
Find out why dressing for an ocean voyage was "the acid test of true chic"
Deckchair design: from ocean liner to Modernist villa
Discover how ocean liner style influenced an iconic Modernist chair designed by Eileen Gray
Making an entrance – ocean liner style
The glamour of first-class travel is brought to life for the exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
The art of the ocean liner travel poster
Enjoy this selection of iconic posters from our collection, charting 70 years of ocean travel
Photographing the 'Great Eastern'
Discover Robert Howlett's iconic photographs of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the ill-fated 'Great Eastern'
Inside the Ocean Liners: Speed and Style exhibition
Take a look inside the Ocean Liners: Speed and Style exhibition
About the Ocean Liners: Speed and Style exhibition
Find out more about the first exhibition to explore the design and cultural impact of the ocean liner around the world