Feb 6 2012

victoria & albert museum models

I always make a point to visit the V&A in London whenever I am in town. They have one of the best collections of contemporary architectural models by architects that I have seen second only to the MAK in Vienna. I like to see these types of models up close as they are so much more about process than a final presentation model that the typical museum or gallery has on display…

Mar 7 2011

tactile twitter

just heard about this event at the V&A in London that captured and printed out the visitors twitter messages as large-scale posters, which were distributed to as the individuals left the show…

from their website:
“By implementing their own system of communication, what they ended up with was both a live archive and real time feed of what was being said in different rooms of the museum, with one visitor describing it as a tactile twitter.”

the decorators via mocoloco

Jan 18 2011

V&A museum – london

this is one of my favorite museums in the world – second only to the MAK in vienna. whenever I am in london – I will always visit the V&A – even for an hour. the exhibitions are always great – but the applied arts and design in the permanent collection are a historical trove of memorable treats. architectural models and sketches, long forgotten industrial design elements and the shop is fantastic…

V&A South Kensington
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000