Contribution to V&A's 150th anniversary album
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Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 33, shelf ABOVE BAY 33
In June 2007 the V&A celebrated the 150th anniversary of its opening at the South Kensington site. To mark the occasion, 150 leading artists, designers, architects and photographers were invited to contribute a page to an anniversary album, expressing what they found most inspiring about the V&A and its collections. The creative brief stated that the page could be in the form of a drawing, design, sketch, graphic, computer-generated image or a simple message in words.
Album page with letters of the alphabet demonstrating Bodoni typeface.
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Height: 29.7 cm page, Width: 42 cm page
Object history note
In June 2007 the V&A celebrated the 150th anniversary of its opening at the South Kensington site. To mark the occasion, 150 leading designers, architects, photographers, fashion designers and artists were invited to contribute a page to an anniversary album. Each page conveys in words and images what they find most inspiring about the V&A and its collections. This page is one of 60 in volume one of three albums.
Page of V&A 150th anniversary album. Alan Aboud and Sandro Sodano (graphic designers Aboud Sodano), with typographic collaboration from Julian Morey. V&A Bodoni typeface alphabet, 2007.
150th anniversary of the V&A