The V&A's exhibition, British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age, celebrates the best of British post-war art and design from the 1948 ‘Austerity Games' to the present day. Over 300 British design objects highlight significant moments in the history of British design and how the country continues to nurture artistic talent and be a world leader in creativity and design.

About the exhibition

This is the first major exhibition that celebrates post-war British art and design. It will reveal the depth and qu…

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Visitor & ticket information

Exhibition opening hours and ticket prices.

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British Design at the V&A Shop

Items in the V&A Shop connected with the British Design exhibition.

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Details of talks, workshops, courses and family activities taking place around the British Design exhibition.…

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Download the British Design panel text

Download the exhibition panel text as a Word or PDF document.

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V&A British Design Season displays

A series of displays has been programmed to complement the British Design exhibition.

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