Brilliant: Lights & Lighting
From the mundane to the bizarre, the strictly functional to the wildly ostentatious, a panoply of objects has been created in response to the desire for artificial illumination. This first title in the V&A Contemporary series explores the exciting new range of lighting forms, fabrics and technologies, from the archetypal domestic lamp to innovations in lighted clothing.
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