The Dr Susan Weber Gallery of Furniture at the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
Sep 6, 2013 3:13PM

This new and the V&A’s first gallery fully dedicated to furniture is located alongside the Ceramics Study Galleries and presents the Museum’s outstanding collection of British and international furniture from the 15th century to the present day.

The Dr Susan Weber Gallery focuses on questions of form, function, and techniques of construction and decoration in the creation of furniture and tells the story of furniture design and production spanning the past 600 years.

Displayed are more than 200 outstanding pieces, including chairs, tables, bureaux, stools, chests, cabinets and wardrobes by designers such as Thomas Chippendale, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eileen Gray, Charles and Ray Eames, Tom Dixon, and Ron Arad sit alongside lesser-known names all selected for their superior techniques.

Explore the Furniture gallery theme further

Focusing on design ingenuity, Modern British Furniture by Lesley Jackson, pinpoints the most inventive British designers and companies as showcased in the Dr Susan Weber Gallery.

This book and other furniture and design related publications will be available at the museum store and online at

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)