The Future Starts Here

100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow

From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, this exhibition brought together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future.

This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington

This show is stimulating, inspiring, exciting and challenging


Supported by

The Volkswagen Group is a proud partner of The Future Starts Here at the V&A. In aiming to become a world-leading provider of sustainable mobility and driver of digital transformation, we know that innovation needs inspiration. The arts and culture are integral elements of a vibrant society and generate perspectives for its continual development. Therefore we support the arts in unfolding their power to inspire creativity worldwide.

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The Future Starts Here

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The Future Starts Here, 2018. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London