what a hoot this quaint owl wallpaper was designed by cfa voysey now know as a pioneer of modern architecture
What a hoot. This quaint Owl wallpaper was designed by C.F.A. Voysey now know as a pioneer of modern architecture, the print is an example of his works from early on in his career where he focused on interiors.
at the cutting edge of time this intricate c18th golden watch was made in switzerland watchmaking only began i
At the cutting edge of time. This intricate C.18th golden watch was made in Switzerland. #Didyouknow watchmaking only began in Switzerland after the Huguenot refugees brought the manufacture of portable timepieces to Geneva in the second half of the 16th century?
come rain or shine the wet collection by mary quant showcased how innovative experiments with pvc could become
Come rain or shine, the 'Wet Collection' by Mary Quant showcased how innovative experiments with PVC could become futuristic, shiny fashion must-haves. Join Co-curator Stephanie Wood as she takes a look at the trailblazing collection.
could your class design a new climate friendly way to get from a to b our go challenge aims to help students c
Could your class design a new, climate friendly way to get from A to B? Our GO challenge aims to help students consider the big questions surrounding human movement though design. Find out more #InnovateVAM#sustainability#DTchat#DandT
that the discovery of purple was a complete accident back in in 1856 william henry perkin was trying to produc
#Didyouknow that the discovery of purple was a complete accident? Back in in 1856, William Henry Perkin was trying to produce quinine in his London home-lab. His experiment failed, but he discovered the first synthetic dye that changed the history of fashion.
our hearts are with paris as we reflect on the devastating this poignant photo by charles marville created in
Our hearts are with Paris as we reflect on the devastating #NotreDameCathedralFire. This poignant photo by Charles Marville, created in c1855, marked the end of a restoration project that saw the addition of the iconic spire to the cathedral, now sadly lost.
we now have all three of our notebooks fully available online you can also see one of our notebooks in person
We now have all three of our #LeonardodaVinci notebooks fully available online! You can also see one of our notebooks in person at the Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion exhibition at the @britishlibrary #Leonardo500
peter rabbit creator was born in 1866 she was an accomplished natural scientist while she struggled to find re
Peter Rabbit creator was born in 1866. , sh#otde was an a#Didyouknowccomplished natural scientist? While she struggled to find recognition as a woman, today her drawings and paintings are widely valued by modern mycologists.