Telling Tales at the V&A

I and the Mediaevalist spent Saturday afternoon wandering around the V&A, starting with their delightful Telling Tales exhibition (warning: plays sound effects at you). It’s concerned with design “in the spirit of storytelling”, and does it rather well. The first area of three is an enchanted glade, subdivided with forest-patterned drapes and filled with interesting, whimsical, somewhat threatening furniture; the...